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544
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in 2010

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

Fun Facts about the name Nate

  • How many people with the first name Nate have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,841 babies born with the first name Nate in the United States. That's more than enough people named Nate to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Nate? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Nate first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Nate is Tuesday, August 4th, 1868.
  • What year had the most people named Nate born? The highest recorded use of the first name Nate was in 2007 with a total of 177 babies.
  • Random Nate Factoid: According to the 1977 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Nate is not a popular baby boy's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Minnesota have the same name as you in 1977.
  • Weird things about the name Nate: Your name in reverse order is Etan. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Etan. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Nate? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 544 people with the last name Nate.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Nate? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Nate as their last name since less than 1 person in 556k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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Popularity of Nate as a first name

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Common last names for Nate

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Common first names for Nate

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Nate U.S.
  White 84.01% 64.26%
  African American 4.78% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 4.96% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.04% 16.26%

Of Last Name Nate

People with the last name Nate are most frequently White

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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.

English

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.

  1. A diminutive of the male given names Nathan, Nathanael and Nathaniel.

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

What does the name Nate mean?

Nis for noteworthy, just like your achievements

Ais for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

Tis for treasure, that of your friendship.

Eis for excellence, your passion, your drive.

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