Name Nathaniel Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Nathaniel


Nathaniel is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Nathaniel?

Nathaniel is a biblical name of Hebrew origin and is a variant of Nathanael. He is one of the twelve apostles of Jesus in the New Testament and is possibly the same person as Bartholomew.

What does the name Nathaniel mean?

Nathaniel means “God has given” and “gift of God” (from Hebrew “natan/נָתַן” = to give + “el/אֵל” = God).

Pronunciation of Nathaniel

Variants of the name Nathaniel

Nataniel Nathanyel

Popularity of the name Nathaniel

The name Nathaniel is ranked #1940 overall.

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