Nathaniel

Gender:boy

Meaning:gods gift

Origin:Hebrew

Pronunciation:na than yel

Variations:Nataniel

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Nathaniel comes from the same roots as Nathan. Both are Hebrew in origin and are said to mean ‘Gift’ and more specifically Nathaniel means ‘God’s Gift’. Nathaniel was the first name of an apostle, but he was referred to as his surname Bartholomew. Nathaniel is less commonly found than Nathan but is becoming increasingly popular. Nathaniel Hawthorne was an American writer.

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