Nathan

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Male Male Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian
Greenland Greenlandic
Iceland Icelandic

Origin and Meaning

1) Latin spelling of Ναθαν (Nathan), a Greek form of the Hebrew name נָתָן (Natan) = 'he (God) has given' [1] [2]

2) Short form of Jonathan [1] [3]

3) Short form of Nathanael [1] [2] [3] [4]

Related Names

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Nata
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Nâta
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Nâtat
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Natha
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Natan
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Nátan
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Nathan
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See also Nantta, Tani

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
ELI see Nathanael
JO see Jonathan

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Nathan
Genitive: Nathans
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Nathan
Genitive: Nathanin
Partitive: Nathania
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Nathan
Accusative: Nathan
Dative: Nathan
Genitive: Nathans
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Nathan
Genitive: Nathans
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Nathan
Genitive: Nathans

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Namesakes

  • Lars Olof Jonathan (Nathan) Söderblom, 15 January 1866 – 12 July 1931, Swedish clergyman, Archbishop of Uppsala in the Church of Sweden, and Nobel laureate NNNobel.png (Peace, 1930)

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[6]
0 7 547 827
Norway Norway[7]
0 n.a. 254 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[8]
0 n.a. 178 n.a.
Iceland Iceland[9]
0 0 11 13
Finland Finland[10]
0 0 n.a. 368
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Nathan(m) Sources: [6][8][7][10]

Sources: [6] [8] [7] [10]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  5. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi