The name Nathan is of Hebrew origin and means "He Gave." The origin is the culture in which the name originated, or in the case of a word--the language in which it most appears.
Nicknames for the name Nathan include Nate and Nat. Famous Nathans include actors Nathan Lane and Nathan Fillion. Nathan Deal was Governor of Georgia. Athletes include Nate Freiman and Nate Ebner. Nathan Hale was an American Patriot. Poets include Natan Yonatan an Nathan Zach. Fictional characters named Nathan include Prince Nathan from the comic Prince Valiant and Nathan Algren from The Last Samurai. Nathan Detroit is a character in the musical Guys and Dolls. Television shows featuring characters named Nathan include One Tree Hill, Heroes, and Seaquest DSV.
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