Given Name NATHANAEL

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: נְתַנְאֵל (Ancient Hebrew), Ναθαναηλ (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: nə-THAN-yəl (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

From the Hebrew name נְתַנְאֵל (Netan'el) meaning "God has given", from the elements נָתַן (natan) meaning "to give" and אֵל ('el) meaning "God". It is borne by several minor characters in the Old Testament, typically spelled Nethanel or Nethaneel. In the New Testament this is the name of an apostle, probably another name of the apostle called Bartholomew.
VARIANT: Nathaniel (Biblical)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Nethanel (Biblical Hebrew), Nathanahel (Biblical Latin), Natanail (Bulgarian), Nathaniel, Nat, Nate (English), Nathanaël (French), Natanaele (Italian), Natanail (Macedonian), Natanael, Nataniel (Portuguese), Natanael, Nataniel (Spanish)
SAME SPELLING: Nathanaël

Categories

apostles, biblical
Entry updated July 11, 2018