What does Natalie mean?
Natalie [na-tal-ie] as a girls' 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 variants: Nastassja, Nat, Nata, Natala, Natale, Natalea, Nataleah, Natalee, Nataleen, Nataleigh, Natalene, Natali, Natalia▲, Natalina, Natalina, Nataline, Nataliya, Nataliya, Natalja, Natalka, Natalle, Natallia, Natallie, Nataly▼, Natalya, Natasha▼, Natelie, Nately, Nathalee, Nathalia▲, Nathalie▲, Nathaliely, Nathalija, Nathaly▲, Natilee, Natilie, Natividad, Natka, Nattie, Nattilie, Natty, Nettie▼, Talia▲, Talya, Tasha▼ and Tashie.
Related girl name: Christmas.
1 masculine form: Christmas.Creative forms:
(female) Natalla, Netalie, ..
(male) Middle name pairings:
Natalie Amy (N.A.), ..
How popular is Natalie?
Natalie is a very popular first name for women (#216 out of 4276, Top 5%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#32380 out of 150436, Top 22%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Natalie reached its apex position of #13 in the U.S. in 2008, and is at #27 currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Natalia (#118 last year), Talia (#284), Nathalie (#625), Natasha (#666), Nathaly (#843), Nathalia (#868), Nataly (#901), Natalee (#965), Natalya (#1126), Talya (#1951), Tasha, Natali, Nattie, Natividad and Nettie are the prominent varying forms of Natalie (#27 last year). These relations of Natalie were favored as birth names 7 years ago (usage of 1.2%) and are somewhat less conventional today (usage 0.9%, down 26.4%), with forms like Nettie going out of style. The more fashionable baby names in this list are Talia, Nathalia, Nathalie, Nathaly, Natalia and Natalie.
Similar NamesRecommended names are Annalie, Atalie, Athalie, Attalie, Baillie, Basilie, Baylie, Cahlie, Cailie, Calie, Callie▲, Caralie, Catalin, Cataline, Catie, Caylie, Coralie, Earlie, Emmalie, Haelie, Haillie, Hallie, Harlie, Hatsie, Haylie▼, Kailie, Kalie, Karalie, Karlie▲, Katalin, Kathie▼, Katie▼, Kaylie, Kayllie, Koralie, Lailie, Loralie, Magalie, Maillie, Mattie▼, Nadie, Nalanee, Nancie, Nanelle, Nannie▼, Narelle, Nastasia, Natacha, Natacia, Natahnee, Natajha, Natana, Natania, Nataniya, Natanya, Natashia, Natasia, Natasja, Natavia, Nathania, Neelie, Oralie, Ottilie, Ottolie, Pattie▼, Rozalie, Stacie▼, Stasie, Talie, Tallie, Tatie, Valarie▼, Vallie▼, Wallie and Zailie. These names tend to be less frequently used than Natalie.