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nathan

LANGUAGE FAMILY:
afro-asiatic > semitic > central semitic > hebrew
ORIGIN:
hebrew 
NAME ROOT:
NāṯāN > NÂTHÂN
NATIVE NAME ROOT:
NÂTHÂN (נָתָן) NATHáN (Ναθάν)
MEANING:
This is a male given name of Old Testament Biblical origin. The name derives from the Hebrew “Nāṯān / Nâthân", Biblical Greek “Nathán (Ναθάν)”, meaning “He (God) has given, He will give“. The related name Elnathan could be rendered "Gift of God". Four different people named Elnathan are mentioned in the Hebrew Bible: one at 2 Kings 24:8, and three in Ezra 8:15-20. Similar ancient names are Nathaniel, with the same meaning as Elnathan, and Jonathan which means "God has given". Nathan can also be used as a nickname for Nathaniel. Now the name “Nathan” is one of the thirty most popular names in the United States, while “Natan” is ranked #495.
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Usage

  • danishdanish
  • dutchdutch
  • englishenglish
  • finnishfinnish
  • frenchfrench
  • greenlandicgreenlandic
  • icelandicicelandic
  • irishirish
  • latinlatin
  • norwegiannorwegian
  • scottishscottish
  • swedishswedish
  • welshwelsh

Related names

VARIANTS
danish
natan
finnish
natan, Naatan
icelandic
natan
norwegian
natan
swedish
natan
PET & SHORT FORM
finnish
Nata, Natha
swedish
Natha

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
czech
nátan
faroese
nátan, Nátan
german
natan
greek
Nathán
hebrew
natan
polish
natan
portuguese
natã
russian
natan, nafan
spanish
natán

Geographical spread (only living languages)

Popularity & Ranking

#31UNITED STATES RANKING

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New Age curiosities (only for entertainment purposes)

4
Numerological Values:
4

Order, practicality, sincerity and hard work are some of the character traits associated with this number. A number 4 person is disciplined, serious, honest and will work steadily to achieving his goal. Such a person can bring order to an otherwise chaotic situation.

Chakra Number:
4: The number of the Heart Chakra "Anahata"

Green is the main heart chakra color. It is the color of healing, balance, tranquility, and serenity. Green brings wholeness to our lives and it is the color most frequently found in nature. Learn more about this color and discover its meaning.

Color meaning:

The color green is the color of balance and harmony. From a color psychology perspective, it is the great balancer of the heart and the emotions, creating equilibrium between the head and the heart. From a meaning of colors perspective, green is also the color of growth, the color of spring, of renewal and rebirth. It renews and restores depleted energy. It is the sanctuary away from the stresses of modern living, restoring us back to a sense of well being. This is why there is so much of this relaxing color on the earth, and why we need to keep it that way.

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Notable people and personalities​

Nathan Adrian (born 1988), American Swimmer
Nathan Alterman (1910–1970), Israeli Poet, Journalist, And Translator
Nathan Amos, South African-israeli Rugby Union Player
Nathan Beauregard (1890s–1970), American Musician
Nathan Bedford Forrest (1821–1877), Civil War General In The Confederate Army
Nathan Birnbaum (1864–1937), Austrian Journalist And Jewish Philosopher
Nathan Coe (born 1984), Australian Soccer Player
Nathan Connolly, Lead Guitarist (snow Patrol)
Nathan Einhorn, American Journalist
Nathan Fagan-gayle (born 1986), British Musician
Nathan Fillion (born 1971), Canadian Actor
Nathan Gamble (born 1998), American Actor
Nathan Goff, Jr. (1843–1920), Member Of The Us Congress From West Virginia
Nathan Greene, American Artist
Nathan Hale (1755–1776), American Patriot (spy During The American Revolution)
Nathan Handwerker (1891–1974), Polish-american Entrepreneur
Nathan Hauritz (born 1981), Australian Cricketer
Nathan Jawai (born 1986), Australian Basketball Player
Nathan Jonas Jordison (born 1975), American Drummer
Nathan Kress (born 1992), American Actor
Nathan Lane (born 1956), American Actor
Nathan Mccall (born 1955), American Author
Nathan Militzok (born 1923), American Basketball Player
Nathan Milstein (1903–1992), Ukrainian-american Violinist
Nathan Of Gaza, 17th Century Prophet
Nathan Post (1881–1938), 7th And 10th Governor Of American Samoa
Nathan Robertson (born 1977), English Badminton Player
Nathan Stewart-jarrett (born 1985), British Actor
Nathan Sykes (born 1974) English Retired Rugby League Footballer
Nathan Zach (born 1930), Israeli Poet