Nathanial

First Name
10k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Nathanial

"Nathanial" is a name of Hebrew origin, and it means "God has given. One of the 12 biblical apostles". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Notable Persons Named Nathanial

Nathanial was born on July 12th, 1817 in Euclid, Ohio. He breathed his last breath on September 29th, 1879.

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Nathanial was born in 1632. Nathanial is also known as Richard Burton (pseudonym).

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Nathanial Scere is an athlete for the Chattanooga FC.

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 5 0 5
1897 5 0 5
1905 6 0 6
1908 10 0 10
1909 6 0 6
1911 7 0 7
1912 7 0 7
1913 7 0 7
1914 21 0 21
1915 12 0 12
1916 18 0 18
1917 18 0 18
1918 26 0 26
1919 18 0 18
1920 17 0 17
1921 21 0 21
1922 17 0 17
1923 8 0 8
1924 13 0 13
1925 18 0 18
1926 22 0 22
1927 23 0 23
1928 15 0 15
1929 8 0 8
1930 19 0 19
1931 13 0 13
1932 15 0 15
1933 19 0 19
1934 15 0 15
1935 17 0 17
1936 12 0 12
1937 21 0 21
1938 16 0 16
1939 10 0 10
1940 18 0 18
1941 9 0 9
1942 8 0 8
1943 14 0 14
1944 7 0 7
1945 7 0 7
1946 7 0 7
1947 19 0 19
1948 11 0 11
1949 13 0 13
1950 18 0 18
1951 13 0 13
1952 14 0 14
1953 6 0 6
1954 9 0 9
1955 14 0 14
1956 12 0 12
1957 8 0 8
1958 10 0 10
1959 14 0 14
1960 14 0 14
1961 14 0 14
1962 21 0 21
1963 14 0 14
1964 20 0 20
1965 22 0 22
1966 18 0 18
1967 16 0 16
1968 17 0 17
1969 28 0 28
1970 39 0 39
1971 42 0 42
1972 42 0 42
1973 44 0 44
1974 76 0 76
1975 91 0 91
1976 116 0 116
1977 124 0 124
1978 179 0 179
1979 176 0 176
1980 190 0 190
1981 178 0 178
1982 200 0 200
1983 180 0 180
1984 193 0 193
1985 217 0 217
1986 210 0 210
1987 185 0 185
1988 208 0 208
1989 216 0 216
1990 242 0 242
1991 260 0 260
1992 281 0 281
1993 262 0 262
1994 286 0 286
1995 311 0 311
1996 275 0 275
1997 339 0 339
1998 369 0 369
1999 371 0 371
2000 341 0 341
2001 292 0 292
2002 307 0 307
2003 327 0 327
2004 293 0 293
2005 286 0 286
2006 297 0 297
2007 262 0 262
2008 219 0 219
2009 193 0 193
2010 182 0 182
2011 129 0 129
2012 96 0 96
2013 86 0 86
2014 61 0 61
2015 50 0 50
2016 51 0 51

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Popularity of Nathanial as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Nathanial

  • How Popular is the name Nathanial? Nathanial is the 2,422nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Nathanial have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 10,274 babies born with the first name Nathanial in the United States. That's more than enough people named Nathanial to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Nathanial? 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 Nathanial first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Nathanial is Sunday, February 14th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Nathanial born? The highest recorded use of the first name Nathanial was in 1999 with a total of 371 babies.
  • Random Nathanial Factoid: According to the 1994 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Nathanial is not a popular baby boy's name in West Virginia. Imagine that, only 5 babies in West Virginia have the same name as you in 1994.
  • Weird things about the name Nathanial: Your name in reverse order is Lainahtan. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hainanlta. How do you pronounce that?

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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).
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