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Gender: Male Origin of Nate: English, diminutive of Nathan or Nathaniel Meaning of Nathaniel: Hebrew, "gift of God"

The name Nate is a boy's name of English origin. Nate and is often added to lists like Nicknames for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "TV Show Title Family Name Game".

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Very much in style, especially after its starring role in Six Feet Under

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Famous People Named Nate

Nate Dogg (born Nathaniel Dwayne Hale), American rapper
Nathaniel Joseph "Nate" Ruess, American lead singer of band Fun.
Nathaniel Perry "Nate" Solder, American football player
Nathaniel Read "Nate" Silver, American statistician
Nathaniel James "Nate" Kaeding, American football player
Nathaniel Cornelius "Nate" Robinson, American basketball player
Nathan Joel "Nate" Marquardt, American MMA fighter
Nathaniel "Nate" "Tiny" Archibald, American basketball player
Nate Clements, American football player
Nate Burleson, American football player
Nate Irving, American football player
Nate Washington, American football player
Nate Saint, Christian missionary MAF pilot and martyr
Nate Berkus, American interior designer and former talk show host
Nate, son of actor Larry Joe Campbell
Nate Corddry, American actor

Pop Culture References for the name Nate

Nathaniel "Nate" Heywood, character on DC's Legends of Tomorrow TV series
Nate Devlin, character in TV's "The Mob Doctor"
Nate Gray, character in Disney original movies Camp Rock & Camp Rock 2, portrayed by Nick Jonas
Nathaniel "Nate" Fitzwilliam Archibald, a main character in the Gossip Girl book and television series
Nathaniel "Nate" Grey, character in X-Men comics
Nate Getz, character on television show NCIS: Los Angeles
Nate Fisher, character on television series Six Feet Under
Nathan "Nate" Ford, main character on TNT's Leverage
Nate Wright, main character in book series and comic strip "Big Nate"
Nate Munson, character in "X-Men"
Nate the Great, book series about a kid detective by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
Nate River aka Near, character in the anime/manga "Death Note"
Nate St. Germain, the alias of Lyndon James, a character on TV's "Pretty Little Liars"
Nate Adams from the Yo-Kai Watch franchise
Nate, a main character in Pokemon Black 2 and White 2