[nuh-than-yuh l]


a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “gift of God.” Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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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