Nathan
Origin/Usage
Hebrew
Pronunciation
NAY-thən
Meaning
God gives
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Nathan originates in Hebrew language and means "God gives". In the Bible, Nathan was the name of King David’s son as well as the name of a prophet. As a masculine given name it started gaining popularity in the United States in the 1950s and currently it is one of the most popular given names to boys.

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Famous Nathans

Nathan Ashton - soccer player
Nathan Brown - football player
Nathan Deal - politician
Nathan Fillion - actor
Nathan Healey - tennis player
Nathan Juran - film director
Nathan Lane - actor

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