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Nathan Name Meaning and Origin

Nathan Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

Gift of God

Name Origin


The name Nathan means 'Gift of God' in Hebrew. It is a name with biblical origins, often associated with wisdom and divine favor. In the Bible, Nathan was a prophet who served as a trusted advisor to King David.

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Nathan Phonetic Appeal

Name Pronunciation Smoothness:

Nathan is easy to pronounce with clear syllables, making it a fluent name to say.

Name Melody Rating:

The two syllables in Nathan create a balanced rhythm, although it may sound slightly abrupt to some.

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Nathan Name Popularity Insights

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The data is sourced from the Social Security Administration. Since the agency has only released data up to 2022, the rankings for 2023 and 2024 are based on estimates from platform data. We will update the final results once the official data is released.

Potential Negative Connotations of Nathan

The name Nathan does not inherently evoke negative connotations. However, in some contexts, it may be associated with characters in literature or media who possess negative traits. Overall, Nathan is a widely accepted and positive name.

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