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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.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Jonathan, Mathai, Athan, Gahan, Nathe, Tatman, Kathman, Oatman

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Nathan Family Origin

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Nathan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborour

    17%
  • Dressmaker

    8%
  • Farmer & Fisherman

    8%

In 1881, Farmer, Laborour and Dressmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nathan. The most common Nathan occupation in Canada was Farmer. 25% of Nathan's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Nathan family was Farmer & Fisherman.

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Nathan Life Expectancy

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Famous Nathan Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)

Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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