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What does Natanael mean?

Natanael Pronunciation of Natanael [natanael] as a boys' name is of Hebrew derivation, and Natanael means "God has given". Natanael is a version of Nathaniel (Hebrew). Biblical: one of the 12 apostles.


Natanael has 1 variant: Nataniel.

8 more related forms via Nathaniel: Nathanael, Nathaneal, Nathanial, Nathanyal, Nathanyel, Nethanel, Nethaniel and Nethanyel.

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Middle name pairings:
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How popular is Natanael?

Natanael is an uncommon given name for males. Natanael is also a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Natanael was first listed in 1996 and reached its apex position of #1866 in the U.S. in the year 1998, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Natanael name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Natanael outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Nathaniel (#97 the previous year), Nathanael (#580) and Nathanial are the popular alternative forms of Natanael. Other variants, like Nataniel, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Natanael reached its highest in the year 2002 (adoption of 0.39%) and is somewhat lower today (adoption 0.24%, 38%), with the version Nathanial becoming somewhat outmoded. Nathaniel has been the most well-known version, although Nathanael seems to be becoming a favorite too.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Natanael, Nathanael, Nathanial, Nathaniel in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Nathaniel outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Anael, Cadfael, Chaniel, Chanyel, Daniel, Dannel, Dantel, Danyel, Darnel, Emanuel, Emmanuel, Evangel, Franzel, Gamaliel, Haniel, Hanniel, Hansel, Hanyel, Hanzel, Imanoel, Imanuel, Immanuel, Jamael, Kaniel, Macniel, Mandel, Manoel, Mansel, Manuel, Manvel, Mihangel, Naaman, Nabeel, Naegel, Nagel, Nairne, Naman, Nasareo, Nata, Natal, Natale, Natalino, Natalio, Nataly, Natan, Nate, Nathan, Nathen, Navarre, Nazaire, Neander, Nikander, Othniel, Otniel, Parnel, Rafael, Raffael, Rancel, Randel, Raphael, Samael, Satchel and Thaniel. These names tend to be more commonly used than Natanael.

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