Meaning and name origin
Natalie \n(a)-ta-lie\ as a girl's name is pronounced NAT-a-lee. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Natalie is "birthday". Refers to the birthday of Christ, or Christmas. French form of Natalya. There was a fourth-century Saint Natalia. The "h" is silent in the French form Nathalie; some American variants (like Nathalee) are phonetically spelled to retain the "h" sound. Actresses Natalie Wood, Natalie Portman; singer Natalie Cole.
Natalie▲ has 46 variant forms: Nastassja, Nat, Nata, Natala, Natale, Natalea, Nataleah, Natalee▼, Nataleen, Nataleigh, Natalene, Natali, Natalia▲, Natalina, Natalja, Natalina, Nataline, Nataliya, Natalka, Natalle, Natallia, Natallie, Nataly▼, Nataliya, Natalya▼, Natasha▼, Natelie, Nately, Nathalee, Nathalia▼, Nathalie▲, Nathaliely, Nathalija, Nathaly, Natilee, Natilie, Natividad▼, Natka, Nattilie, Nattie, Natty, Nettie▼, Talia▲, Talya, Tasha▼ and Tashie.
For more information, see also the related girl name Christmas.
There is 1 masculine form of Natalie: Christmas.
Natalie is a very popular first name for females (#216 out of 4276, Top 5%) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#69730 out of 88799, Top 79%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Natalie for girls. Natalie reached its highest rank of #13 in the U.S. in 2008. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Natalie and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Natalie (#23), Natalia (#111), Talia (#330), Natasha (#644), Nathalie (#645), Nataly (#744), Nathaly (#781), Natalee (#835), Natalya (#998), Tasha, Nathalia, Natividad and Nettie. (2014 statistics).