Natalie

Natalie - A popular female name



  May 28,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Natalie, meaning birthday of the Lord, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #344. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Natalie and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Natalie? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Natalie. The baby girl name Natalie was given to 7,852 baby girls in 2012, ranking #17 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 180 baby girls were given this name - making this a popular female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Natalie peaked in popularity 9 years ago in 2008 on position 13.



Famous with this name

Natalie Portman
Natalie Zea
Natalie Martinez


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Rating: 5/5 (11 people)


Natalie is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Natalie is currently topping the baby name charts in Maine at position #6 - and is the least popular in Hawaii at position #108.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Natalie is where you live.


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  • BabyNameScience.com - Baby Name ExpertA few moments ago
    Looking for a popular and unique name? Just because Natalie is a popular baby name it doesn't mean that every other kid on the block will have the same name. In fact, assuming that little Natalie goes to a school with 500 kids there will actually be less than 1 other girls in that school with the same name. Unique and popular!

Natalie origin and meaning

Natalie is a 7 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means birthday of the Lord. To see famous people named Natalie, pop culture references for the name Natalie and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Natalie

We've found the following names that sound similar to Natalie, sorted by popularity.

Natalia / Nathalie / Nataly / Natalee / Nathaly / Natalya / Nathalia / Natali / Nathali / Natally /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
201217
201114
201014
200916
200813
200717
200617
200518
200419
200323
200230
200132
200034
199934
199840
199748
199646
199551
199456
199362
199261
199165
199063
198962
198863
198756
198652
198558
198455
198352
198251
198160
198065
197968
197866
197769
197680
1975109
1974120
1973140
1972143
1971154
1970141
1969153
1968171
1967162
1966150
1965180
1964177
1963190
1962191
1961210
1960213
1959247
1958237
1957266
1956354
1955459
1954437
1953450
1952435
1951409
1950417
1949400
1948388
1947384
1946395
1945377
1944362
1943327
1942329
1941357
1940327
1939312
1938320
1937315
1936296
1935287
1934270
1933276
1932262
1931248
1930251
1929255
1928241
1927260
1926264
1925250
1924250
1923248
1922254
1921251
1920283
1919282
1918301
1917285
1916292
1915287
1914267
1913304
1912325
1911287
1910344

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Maine6
Wisconsin12
Arizona12
California13
Oregon13
Washington13
Texas14
New Mexico14
Nevada15
South Dakota16
Maryland17
Delaware18
Iowa18
North Carolina20
Oklahoma21
Pennsylvania21
Nebraska21
Kansas21
Virginia22
Vermont22
Colorado23
Michigan23
Illinois23
Arkansas23
Idaho24
New Hampshire25
Connecticut26
Rhode Island26
Indiana26
West Virginia26
Minnesota27
Missouri27
Kentucky27
New York27
Wyoming27
South Carolina28
Ohio28
Massachusetts30
Tennessee31
Florida32
New Jersey32
Alabama34
Georgia35
North Dakota35
Montana36
Alaska38
Louisiana40
District of Columbia52
Mississippi52
Utah88
Hawaii108

Even more about Natalie


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Natalie a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a popular female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Natalie?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2008
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Natalie
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 180
Letter count 7
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +7,852

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