Nathanael

Nathanael - A very unique male name



  Jan 17,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Nathanael appeared on the charts for the first time in 1968 on position #1532. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Nathanael and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Nathanael? 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 Nathanael. The baby boy name Nathanael was given to 397 baby boys in 2012, ranking #582 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 4,134 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Nathanael peaked in popularity 19 years ago in 1998 on position 403.



Famous with this name

Nathanael Vorce
Nathanael León
Nathanaël Maïni


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Nathanael is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Nathanael is currently topping the baby name charts in Connecticut at position #278 - and is the least popular in Illinois at position #854.

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 Nathanael is where you live.


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Nathanael origin and meaning

Nathanael is a 9 letter name with 3 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Nathanael, pop culture references for the name Nathanael and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Nathanael

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

Nathaniel / Nathanial / Natanael / Netanel / Nathaneal / Nataniel / Natanel / Nathanel / Nathanal / Natnael /

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
2012582
2011588
2010542
2009464
2008503
2007460
2006460
2005449
2004435
2003467
2002456
2001439
2000411
1999420
1998403
1997431
1996465
1995462
1994512
1993484
1992502
1991506
1990552
1989505
1988491
1987521
1986440
1985465
1984465
1983441
1982439
1981474
1980455
1979510
1978506
1977579
1976592
1975689
1974871
19731086
19721079
19711289
19701462
19681532

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Connecticut278
Maryland385
Massachusetts402
Kansas450
Florida450
Indiana455
Virginia455
Pennsylvania456
New Jersey471
North Carolina477
Missouri480
Oregon486
Colorado491
New York501
Minnesota525
Arizona528
California563
Ohio573
Texas590
Tennessee683
Wisconsin695
Oklahoma701
Washington712
Georgia719
Michigan747
Illinois854

Even more about Nathanael


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 Nathanael a common or unique name?

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

What is the number of syllables for the name Nathanael?

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
1998
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Nathanael
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 4,134
Letter count 9
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1968
2012 births +397

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