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Nathaniel

[nuh-than-yuh l]
noun
  1. Bartholomew(def 1).
  2. a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “gift of God.”
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Nathaniel

masc. proper name, from Late Latin Nathanael, from Greek Nathanael, from Hebrew Nethan'el, literally "God has given" (see Nathan).

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