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RioTheParrott Tue 22-May-18 08:27:43

If I have a boy thinking Nathan? Any views?

catalinablue Tue 22-May-18 08:40:45

Its a nice name, though I do prefer Nathaniel. Adore the nickname Nate

InkSnail Tue 22-May-18 08:42:13

Yes from me. It's an underused classic.

Sophronia Tue 22-May-18 09:57:16

I like it

thatsjustmyface Tue 22-May-18 10:00:56

Also love Nate. Nathan's a great name.

ButtonMoonPig Tue 22-May-18 10:05:57

One of my favourites.

MammieBear Tue 22-May-18 11:26:58

Prefer Nathaniel myself.

spiderlight Tue 22-May-18 11:28:11

I like it. Friends have one and it really suits him.

MyFamilyAndOtherAnimals1 Tue 22-May-18 11:34:27

Love it!

Sessy19 Tue 22-May-18 11:59:04

My ex-husband is Nathan, he’s a cool, good looking guy (we’re still friends), and I have good connotations.

I think Nathaniel is a bit ‘couldn’t decide’ and it’s pretentious, but it’s not offensive. I might have known a complete knob called Nathaniel...

lornathewizzard Tue 22-May-18 12:05:31

We have a Nathan so I obviously love it 😁 He’s only 22mo but he gets called Nate, Nathy and Natey (all by me haha)

lornathewizzard Tue 22-May-18 12:06:16

I also didn’t really like Nathaniel, too posh sounding for me

DramaAlpaca Tue 22-May-18 12:07:05

Very nice.

RoseDog Tue 22-May-18 12:10:41

I have a 13 year old Nathan. I still love the name and the child! It's one of those names that's not too popular, he was the only nathan in his primary school and he one of only 2 in his year at high school!

MikeUniformMike Tue 22-May-18 12:52:06

No to Nathaniel as it's a bit like Sebastian - people think it's posh but it's a bit less classy than you think.
I know a really nice chap called Nathan and so like the name for him, but I think it's a bit downmarket.

Kokeshi123 Tue 22-May-18 13:30:39

It's a nice name.

ellalouise90 Tue 22-May-18 18:22:20

I really like it and really love Nate for short!

bridgetreilly Tue 22-May-18 21:21:22

I prefer Jonathan, but it's fine.

CPtart Tue 22-May-18 21:39:12

Nathan in its entirety is ok, my nephew's name. Nate is dreadful.

buttercup54321 Tue 22-May-18 21:52:46

Prefer Nathaniel

LoveInTokyo Tue 22-May-18 22:01:36

It’s a nice name.

Vintagegirl77 Tue 22-May-18 22:06:49

I do like it, but where I come from in Essex it would get shortened to Nafe.

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