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since 1880
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Origin and Meaning of Nathaneil

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  • According to a user from Georgia, United States, the name Nathaneil is of English origin and means "Courage for God".
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Fun Facts about the name Nathaneil

  • How Popular is the name Nathaneil? Nathaneil is the 17,831st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Nathaneil have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 429 babies born with the first name Nathaneil in the United States. That's more than enough people named Nathaneil to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Nathaneil? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1930 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Nathaneil first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Nathaneil is Monday, January 10th, 1898.
  • What year had the most people named Nathaneil born? The highest recorded use of the first name Nathaneil was in 2003 with a total of 13 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Nathaneil: Your name in reverse order is Lienahtan. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nnheltaai. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Nathaneil born Feb 28, 1957

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Russia approximately on 525. Your profession was librarian, priest, and keeper of tribal relics.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

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