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

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Origin and Meaning of Nathanuel

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Alt. Meaning

N is for narrator, tell many stories

A is for achievements, the many over a lifetime

T is for touching, the way you show you are.

H is for heavenly, your spirit is strong.

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

N is for noteworthy, just like your achievements

U is for unite, you bring people together.

E is for elate, you make others happy.

L is for life, that you live so well.

Fun Facts about the name Nathanuel

  • How Popular is the name Nathanuel? Nathanuel is the 26,923rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Nathanuel have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 200 babies born with the first name Nathanuel in the United States. That's more than enough people named Nathanuel 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 Nathanuel? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1981 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Nathanuel first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Nathanuel is Saturday, December 21st, 1895.
  • What year had the most people named Nathanuel born? The highest recorded use of the first name Nathanuel was in 2008 with a total of 16 babies.
  • Random Nathanuel Factoid: According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Nathanuel is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2008.
  • Weird things about the name Nathanuel: Your name in reverse order is Leunahtan. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ntleaanhu. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Nathanuel born Nov 11, 1923

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 Turkey approximately on 1350. Your profession was librarian, priest, and keeper of tribal relics.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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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).