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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Nathanel

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N is for neighborly, friendly to all acquaintances

A is for athleticism, embrace the competitor within

T is for teacher, you truly are.

H is for happiness, you always bring.

A is for action, something to take now

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

E is for empathy, and your consideration for the feelings of others

L is for love, everlasting.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1917 6 0 6
1919 6 0 6
1920 13 0 13
1922 12 0 12
1923 10 0 10
1924 11 0 11
1925 8 0 8
1926 5 0 5
1927 13 0 13
1928 6 0 6
1929 13 0 13
1930 7 0 7
1931 10 0 10
1932 11 0 11
1934 7 0 7
1935 8 0 8
1936 7 0 7
1938 6 0 6
1939 8 0 8
1941 6 0 6
1942 8 0 8
1943 7 0 7
1950 5 0 5
1954 5 0 5
1955 5 0 5
1961 6 0 6
1973 5 0 5
1975 7 0 7
1976 8 0 8
1977 8 0 8
1978 8 0 8
1979 11 0 11
1980 8 0 8
1981 7 0 7
1982 14 0 14
1984 17 0 17
1985 13 0 13
1986 8 0 8
1987 17 0 17
1988 20 0 20
1989 12 0 12
1990 15 0 15
1991 8 0 8
1992 9 0 9
1993 16 0 16
1994 11 0 11
1995 11 0 11
1996 20 0 20
1997 18 0 18
1998 25 0 25
1999 17 0 17
2000 14 0 14
2001 22 0 22
2002 39 0 39
2003 28 0 28
2004 20 0 20
2005 19 0 19
2006 25 0 25
2007 20 0 20
2008 30 0 30
2009 24 0 24
2010 18 0 18
2011 17 0 17
2012 12 0 12
2013 9 0 9
2014 8 0 8
2015 10 0 10
2016 5 0 5
2017 11 0 11
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Fun Facts about the name Nathanel

  • How Popular is the name Nathanel? Nathanel is the 11,687th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Nathanel have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 853 babies born with the first name Nathanel in the United States. That's more than enough people named Nathanel to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Nathanel? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1917 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Nathanel first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Nathanel is Wednesday, April 30th, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Nathanel born? The highest recorded use of the first name Nathanel was in 2002 with a total of 39 babies.
  • Random Nathanel Factoid: According to the 1985 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Nathanel is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 1985.
  • Weird things about the name Nathanel: Your name in reverse order is Lenahtan. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hlnaaetn. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Nathanel born Sep 29, 1936

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 Austria approximately on 1300. Your profession was warrior, hunter, fisherman, and executor of sacrifices.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).