- Bartholomew(def 1).
- a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “gift of God.”
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Examples from the Web for nathaniel
Characters in The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P. are “The Contingent Man and Woman.”
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“Pea Tear Griffon” is singing what goes up must come down while reading Nathaniel Hawthorne.Most Creative ‘Net Neutrality’ Comments on the FCC Website
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Nathaniel Rich on how the Great War saved American fiction from such trifles.American Dreams, 1914: Penrod by Booth Tarkington
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On shipboard he met the widow of Nathaniel Greene, the Revolutionary general.The Fabric of Civilization
Nathaniel, who had followed him to the side entrance of The Metropolitan, met him there.Cap'n Dan's Daughter
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I stayed with his son Nathaniel; his wife was named Drusilla.
"You are acquitted of this charge, Nathaniel Bumppo," said the Judge.
"Nathaniel Bumppo," commenced the Judge, making the customary pause.
Word Origin and History for nathaniel
masc. proper name, from Late Latin Nathanael, from Greek Nathanael, from Hebrew Nethan'el, literally "God has given" (see Nathan).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper