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Nathaniel - Letter N - Boy Baby Names

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

  • Nathaniel
  • Meaning: God's Gift
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Gender: Boy
  • Statistics: Since 1880, there have been roughly 243,722 boys given the name Nathaniel. That is approximately 0.14% of the recorded babies born in the united states. The name Nathaniel is most popular in California, Texas, New York, Florida, and Ohio.
  • Similar sounding names: Nathanael, Nathanial, Nathaniel
  • Popularity of Nathaniel:
    YearRankTotal 2012 84 4,728 2011 84 4,939 2010 82 5,081 2009 75 5,409 2008 77 5,840 2007 82 6,053 2006 69 6,614 2005 69 6,674 2004 68 6,663 2003 63 6,665 2002 63 6,805