Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: God Has Given
Main Origin Language: Hebrew
(Or View Nathaniel Girl)

In 2017 the name Nathaniel...

• was given to 3,504 baby boys
• was the 112nd most popular name for baby boys
• was 42% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Massachusetts, New Mexico, and Maryland
• was least popular in Vermont, South Dakota, and Wyoming
• was about as popular as Wesley and Harrison
Babies Named Nathaniel Born Per Year
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(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Nathaniel...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2002
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1961
• is 260% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 14% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Keon, Nathanael, Marcos, Emilie, Annah, Eryn
• has the most opposite popularity history to Frankie, Russell, Teddy, Eugenia, Jeannette, Susanne
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Nathaniel Per State
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Geographically the name Nathaniel...

• 5% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Dylan, Kevin, Aaron, Juliana, Daniella, Samantha
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Hudson, Archer, Dawson, Ivy, Hadley, Harper
Girl Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Nathaniel by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Nathaniel are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Nathaniel will be the only kid named Nathaniel in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Nathaniel compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Nathaniel rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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