Gender Masculine
Scripts נְתַנְאֵל(Ancient Hebrew) Ναθαναήλ(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. nə-THAN-yəl(English)  [key·IPA]

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.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesNetan'el(Biblical Hebrew) Nathanahel(Biblical Latin) Natanail(Bulgarian) Nat, Nate, Nathaniel(English) Nathanaël, Naël(French) Netanel(Hebrew) Natanaele(Italian) Natanail(Macedonian) Natanael, Nataniel(Portuguese) Natanael, Nataniel(Spanish)
Same SpellingNathanaël


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Name Days

Greece: April 22


Entry updated May 29, 2020