Given Name NATHANIEL

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

Meaning & History

Variant of NATHANAEL. It has been regularly used in the English-speaking world since the Protestant Reformation. This has been the most popular spelling, even though the spelling Nathanael is found in most versions of the New Testament. The American writer Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864), author of 'The Scarlet Letter', was a famous bearer of this name.

Categories

authors, biblical, Dragon Age characters
DIMINUTIVES: Nat, Nate (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Nathanael (Biblical Greek), Nethanel (Biblical Hebrew), Nathanahel (Biblical Latin), Natanail (Bulgarian), Nathanaël (French), Natanaele (Italian), Natanail (Macedonian), Natanael, Nataniel (Portuguese), Natanael, Nataniel (Spanish)
USER SUBMISSION: Nathaniël
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