What does Natalie mean?
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.
Natalie has 1 masculine form: Christmas.Kreatif forms: Notalie, Nutalie. [more]
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. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Natalie for girls. Natalie reached its apex position of #13 in the U.S. in 2008, and is at #23 currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Natalia (#111 2 years ago), Talia (#330), Natasha (#644), Nathalie (#645), Nataly (#744), Nathaly (#781), Natalee (#835), Natalya (#998), Tasha, Nathalia, Natividad and Nettie are the prominent varying forms of Natalie (#23 2 years ago). These relations of Natalie were favored as birth names in 2006 (usage of 0.4095%) and are almost as common today (usage 0.2992%, down 27%), but with forms like Nataly, Natalee, Natalya, Natasha and Nettie falling out of style. Natalie has historically been popular among parents, although Nathalie seems to be becoming a favorite too. Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of Natalie and associated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)