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Natal meaning and name origin

Natal \n(a)-tal\ as a boy's name is of Spanish origin, and the meaning of Natal is "birthday". Refers to the birthday of Jesus, or Christmas. Also a place name for a province in South Africa, which was named Natal because explorer Vasco da Gama first spotted the shore on Christmas Day in 1497.

Natal has 4 variant forms: Natale, Natalino, Natalio and Nataly.

For more information, see also the related name Noel.

Suggested similar baby names are Nata and Natan.

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Popularity of Natal

Natal is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#9001 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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