Nathan: baby boy name meaning and popularity


Derived from the Hebrew name Natan, meaning “he gave.” He gave you heartburn, morning sickness, and possibly excess hormonally-related body hair, but you’re still gonna think your little Nathan is an all right dude.


Nate. Which let’s hope is followed by “the Great.”

Famous people named Nathan:

Actors Nathan Lane, Nathan Fillion, Nathan Kress, and Nathan Page; American revolutionary Nathan Hale; musicians Nathan James and Nathan Followill.

Fun fact:

Nathan is super-popular in Europe right now. He could totally be all the rage in France, where the name is currently holding the coveted #1 spot.

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