English, diminutive of Nathan or Nathaniel

Nate Origin and Meaning

The name Nate is a boy's name of English origin.

Very much in style, especially after its starring role in Six Feet Under, Nate is one of a new generation of nicknames that go directly on the birth certificate. Other similar names: Sam, Jack, Mack.

# 991 on Nameberry

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Famous People Named Nate

  • Nate Dogg (born Nathaniel Dwayne Hale)American rapper
  • Nathaniel Joseph "Nate" RuessAmerican lead singer of band Fun.
  • Nathaniel Perry "Nate" SolderAmerican football player
  • Nathaniel Read "Nate" SilverAmerican statistician
  • Nathaniel James "Nate" KaedingAmerican football player
  • Nathaniel Cornelius "Nate" RobinsonAmerican basketball player
  • Nathan Joel "Nate" MarquardtAmerican MMA fighter
  • Nathaniel "Nate" "Tiny" ArchibaldAmerican basketball player
  • Nate ClementsAmerican football player
  • Nate BurlesonAmerican football player
  • Nate IrvingAmerican football player
  • Nate WashingtonAmerican football player
  • Nate SaintChristian missionary MAF pilot and martyr
  • Nate BerkusAmerican interior designer and former talk show host
  • Nateson of actor Larry Joe Campbell
  • Nate CorddryAmerican actor

Nate in Pop Culture

  • Nathaniel "Nate" Heywoodcharacter on DC's Legends of Tomorrow TV series
  • Nate Devlincharacter in TV's "The Mob Doctor"
  • Nate Graycharacter in Disney original movies Camp Rock & Camp Rock 2, portrayed by Nick Jonas
  • Nathaniel "Nate" Fitzwilliam Archibalda main character in the Gossip Girl book and television series
  • Nathaniel "Nate" Greycharacter in X,Men comics
  • Nathaniel "Nate" Woodcharacter in the Blackwood Security series by Elise Noble
  • Nate Getzcharacter on television show NCIS: Los Angeles
  • Nate Fishercharacter on television series Six Feet Under
  • Nathan "Nate" Fordmain character on TNT's Leverage
  • Nate Wrightmain character in book series and comic strip "Big Nate"
  • Nate Munsoncharacter in "X,Men"
  • Nate the Greatbook series about a kid detective by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
  • Nate River aka Nearcharacter in the anime/manga "Death Note"
  • Nate St. Germainthe alias of Lyndon James, a character on TV's "Pretty Little Liars"
  • Nate Adams from the YoKai Watch franchise
  • Natea main character in Pokemon Black 2 and White 2
  • Nate Jacobscharacter in HBO's "Euphoria"
  • Nathan “Nate” Cosaycharacter in the animated series “Infinity Train”