Nate - boys name

Nate name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 93%

Nate name meaning:

The name Nate is a shortened form of the name Nathan or Nathaniel. It is of Hebrew origin and holds significant meaning. The name Nathan means "gift of God" or "God has given." It conveys the idea that this child is a precious gift and a blessing from a higher power.

The name Nate also carries connotations of strength and wisdom. It is often associated with individuals who are intelligent, confident, and intuitive. Those with this name tend to be natural leaders and have the ability to inspire and influence others.

Furthermore, the name Nate is simple and straightforward, reflecting a person who is down-to-earth and approachable. It suggests someone who is friendly, kind-hearted, and easy to get along with. Overall, the name Nate symbolizes a person who is cherished, guided by a higher power, and possesses admirable qualities of strength, wisdom, and approachability.

Origin: Hebrew

Form of Nathan. He gave.

Related names

Nathan , Nat, Nate

Other boys names beginning with N


Overall UK ranking: 326 out of 4789

140 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (297)

Historical popularity of Nate

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