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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Nathanael

This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Nathanael in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the boy's name Nathanael:

  • Records indicate that 16,463 boys in the United States have been named Nathanael since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 2000, when 609 people in the U.S. were given the name Nathanael. Those people are now 20 years old.

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    Comments about the name Nathanael

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      9 Positive Comments

  • "My name is Nathanael, at school many of the friends call me"Nathan or Nata" and i like AEL(EL=God) a lot" Jul. 31, 2019: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son is named Nathanael...the bible spelling. I think it's beautiful. When he was in school everyone called him Nathan and his friends from school still do. I really don't like that they do it because its not the name we chose but he doesn't seem to mind too much. A gift from God." Dec. 26, 2014: Report as inappropriate

  • "Nathanael is perhaps the greatest name ever. The AEL spelling is much more authentic and I like it alot. If you know a Nathanael you are truly blessed and lucky because they are all top blokes" Dec. 9, 2014: Report as inappropriate

  • "A guy in my class his name is nathanael I perfer it spelt this way for some reason. He is from Africa in Congo so his name is actually French instead of Nathaniel . And I have another friend named Nathaniel actually I have two friends named Nathaniel. Pretty much I have one friend named Nathanael and two friends named nathaniel" May. 12, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "One of my brother's names is Nathanael, I call him Nathan." Jan. 6, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "Mi good friend is called nathanael and i think its an awesome name but we call him nat for short sumtimes nathanael u truley and farily rock luv ya!! XoOx" Feb. 16, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son's name is also Nathanael, not only do people spell it wrong but they pronounce it wrong too, people try to call him Nathan :(" Dec. 18, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "dont know anyone named that personally, but it's the sexiest name ever" Jun. 14, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "people always spell it Nathaniel, the worst spelling was Nathanadanial, after I spelt it out for them." May. 24, 2006: Report as inappropriate

      1 Negative Comment

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      10 Neutral Comments

  • ""Nathanael is the name for my second son.People love to call him Nata.In the school they spell it Nathaniel. It's a great name." Jan. 7, 2016: Report as inappropriate

  • "hi my name is nathaniel and you can say the names both ways either nathaniel or nathanael it means the same thing" Dec. 3, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "My step-daughter gave birth to little Nathanael today, July 23rd, 2012. He's really cute. I think he misses me (I rubbed her belly yesterday when I was in Oregon, but had to come home to Redding today; he was naturally born today. I get to see him next Saturday ! (they could have named him Stew, but didn't). Stew" Jul. 24, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "I spelled my son's name Nathanuel I wonder if I'm the only one in the world that spelled it this way:-)" Nov. 26, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "Am nath and my contact 07033666946 nathaniel means a man in the bible being a christain following Gods way if u are nathaniel God loves you and give your life to him?" Nov. 12, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "I m 6 months pregnant and have decided to call my son nathanael but not sure if i like it spelled like that or like nathaniel." May. 24, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "No the spelling in the Bible is Nathanael and yes he is a boy (my nephew) that is a "gift from God"" Aug. 27, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I like it -iel better, but i think this is how the name was spelled in the Bible" Nov. 19, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I chose this name over naming my son after my father because my wife and I loved it so much." Jun. 15, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I don't mind the name, but people always spell it with an "iel" instead of "ael". I believe the original spelling was "ael". Love the meaning. Nathan is great too." Dec. 24, 2006: Report as inappropriate

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