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Nathan - Letter N - Boy Baby Names

In our Nathan boy name guide we feature name meaning, origin and other useful facts.

  • Nathan
  • Meaning: Form Of Nathaniel
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Gender: Boy
  • Statistics: Since 1880, there have been roughly 499,703 boys given the name Nathan. That is approximately 0.29% of the recorded babies born in the united states. The name Nathan is most popular in California, Texas, Ohio, Illinois, and Pennsylvania.
  • Similar sounding names: Nathan, Nathen, Needham, Newton
  • Popularity of Nathan:
    YearRankTotal 2012 29 10,357 2011 28 10,471 2010 27 11,356 2009 25 12,102 2008 21 13,244 2007 24 13,578 2006 23 14,265 2005 20 14,345 2004 20 14,620 2003 27 13,651 2002 28 13,221