What does Natale mean?
Natale /na-tale/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Natale) is of Spanish and French derivation, and the name Natale means "birthday; Christmas". Natale is an alternate form, with the suffix -e, of Natal (Spanish): refers to the birthday of Jesus. Natale is also a derivative of Noel (French): used since the Middle Ages.
How popular is Natale?
Natale is a rare given name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#5917 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Census)
The only prominent related form of Natale (outside Top 1000) appearing in the Top 1000 is Noel (#356 a year ago). This boy name was at the top of its popularity during 1970-1979 (usage of 0.703%) and is somewhat less popular today (usage 0.644%, ▼8.4%). Noel (#356) is the most chic birth name in this list. Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of the boy name Natale and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)