Nathan Name Meaning

Jewish, English, and German: from the Biblical Hebrew personal name Natan ‘given’ (i.e. by God). Sometimes this is also a Jewish short form of Jonathan or Nathaniel. The personal name was comparatively rare among non-Jews in the Middle Ages (although always common among Jews); as a modern surname it is most frequently Jewish.

List of People with Surname Nathan

As far as we found, there are a total of 2,394 people with the surname Nathan. Among these people surnamed Nathan, there are around 610 different names, with an average of 3 people sharing the same name. Richard Nathan, Michael Nathan and John Nathan are the top three most common names from the list of people surnamed Nathan, with 34, 30 and 30 people respectively.

Furthermore, Our research has shown that California has the greatest number of people surnamed Nathan, with a total of 319 people, and there are a total of 202 different names among these people. New York is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Nathan, with a total of 294 people and an average of 199 different names.