Today's Top 25 Names for Boys and Girls - Nathan

Popularity today: #20
Style: Biblical, The -ens, Timeless
Nicknames: Nat, Nate
Sisters: Rachel, Leah, Lauren, Natalie, Emily
Brothers: Benjamin, Isaac, Simon, Samuel, Nolan

Nathan was one of the first Old Testament revivals to strike a chord with American parents. While similar choices like Ethan didn't rise until the '90s, Nathan's been a favorite for 30 years now. That familiarity adds to the name's quiet strength.

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