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Nate

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How popular is the baby name Nate in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 5 0 5
1896 6 0 6
1912 9 0 9
1913 14 0 14
1914 7 0 7
1916 12 0 12
1917 11 0 11
1918 6 0 6
1919 7 0 7
1920 8 0 8
1921 12 0 12
1922 9 0 9
1923 8 0 8
1924 6 0 6
1925 8 0 8
1926 8 0 8
1927 11 0 11
1928 9 0 9
1931 12 0 12
1933 13 0 13
1934 6 0 6
1935 13 0 13
1936 7 0 7
1937 8 0 8
1940 13 0 13
1941 9 0 9
1942 6 0 6
1943 10 0 10
1944 6 0 6
1945 10 0 10
1946 16 0 16
1947 12 0 12
1948 13 0 13
1949 10 0 10
1951 14 0 14
1952 8 0 8
1953 14 0 14
1954 8 0 8
1955 19 0 19
1956 14 0 14
1957 19 0 19
1958 27 0 27
1959 41 0 41
1960 40 0 40
1961 43 0 43
1962 30 0 30
1963 24 0 24
1964 23 0 23
1965 25 0 25
1966 25 0 25
1967 26 0 26
1968 35 7 28
1969 29 0 29
1970 31 8 23
1971 38 12 26
1972 31 0 31
1973 20 0 20
1974 53 9 44
1975 37 7 30
1976 57 8 49
1977 47 10 37
1978 43 19 24
1979 44 15 29
1980 44 23 21
1981 44 13 31
1982 27 11 16
1983 32 14 18
1984 30 8 22
1985 32 9 23
1986 20 6 14
1987 39 7 32
1988 35 11 24
1989 43 9 34
1990 30 10 20
1991 34 6 28
1992 36 7 29
1993 49 6 43
1994 39 6 33
1995 40 5 35
1996 50 5 45
1997 47 16 31
1998 57 0 57
1999 61 8 53
2000 54 0 54
2001 85 7 78
2002 96 5 91
2003 94 5 89
2004 116 0 116
2005 146 5 141
2006 150 0 150
2007 177 0 177
2008 137 0 137
2009 131 6 125
2010 137 0 137
2011 132 0 132
2012 103 0 103
2013 113 0 113
2014 104 0 104
2015 92 0 92

Want to know about the popularity of the Nate baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,841 babies born with the name Nate in the United States. That's more than enough Nates to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Nate" was in 2007 with a total of 177 babies.

According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Nate" is not a popular baby boy's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 2011. Across the entire United States a total of only 132 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Nate popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Nate" mean? The list below shows the origins of Nate as well as things modernly associated with the name Nate such as celebrities named Nate.

Origin and Meaning of Nate

The name "Nate" is of English origin, and it means "Diminutive form of Nathan or Nathaniel". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Nate Archibald

Nate Archibald is a basketball biography. Nate was born in 1948 in New York City, New York.

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Nate Richert

Nate Richert is an actor and musician with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1996 to 2006. Nate was born in 1978 in Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Nate

Nate Berkus
Nate Dogg
Nate Mclouth
Nate Ruess
Nate Bargatze
Nate Diaz
Nate Parker
Nate Robinson
Nate Silver
Nate Norman

Alternative Meanings

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

T is for tried, tried and true you.

E is for enrich, a quality you share.

Your name in reverse order is "Etan". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Tnae". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Nate born Jan 2, 2005

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of France approximately on 1800. Your profession was seaman, dealer, businessman, and broker.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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