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Natalie Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The French name Natalie is of Latin, Russian origin.

The meaning of Natalie is "born on Christmas day".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 23  in baby name popularity for girls with 7061 occurrences.  It ranked 10305 in popular baby names for boys with 7 occurrences. 

View the Natalie Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Natalie has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Natalie to other names.


The French form Natalie was adopted from the Russian Natasha in the early 20th century possibly via the influence of the Russian Ballet company Ballets Russe, created by Sergei Diaghilev, which debuted in Paris in 1909.


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Related Names

Natalie is a French form of the name Natalia, Natalya.

Other Tidbits

Some famous bearers of this name include: Natalie Gulbis, Natalie Wood.

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Natalie in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Natalie.

Just for fun, see the name Natalie in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Natalie in Nautical Flags page.

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Last year this name was ranked as one of the top 1000 most popular names within its gender.

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