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ˈneɪ θənnathan

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  1. Nathannoun

    An Old Testament prophet.

  2. Nathannoun

    of Biblical origin.

  3. Etymology: From נתן, implying “[God] gave [me]”.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Nathan

    a Jewish prophet who had the courage to charge King David to his face with a heinous crime he had committed and convict him of his guilt, to his humiliation in the dust.

Rap Dictionary

  1. nathannoun

    Nothing; nobody. "I ain't heard shit, I ain't heard nathan" - The Coup (Genocide & Juice) "Go ahead and call the cops, you ain't said nathan" - Xzibit (3 Card Molly) "Those the ones I like cause they don’t get nathan" - Notorious B.I.G. (One More Chance (remix))

  2. nathannoun

    "Nathan's" is a brand of hot dog.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Nathan is ranked #4284 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Nathan surname appeared 8,300 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 3 would have the surname Nathan.

    56.8% or 4,720 total occurrences were White.
    27.1% or 2,252 total occurrences were Black.
    9.4% or 785 total occurrences were Asian.
    2.9% or 245 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    2.8% or 238 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    0.7% or 60 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Nathan in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Nathan in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Nathan in a Sentence

  1. Randy McNally:

    It is much more productive to learn from Randy McNally past and not repeat the imperfections of the past. Any attempt to erase the past only aligns society with the teaching of communism, which believes the present dominates the past. no one is arguing that Nathan Bedford Forrest is not a problematic figure. Nathan Bedford Forrest is. But there is more to Nathan Bedford Forrest story.

  2. Iain Percy:

    We wouldn't be where we are if he wasn't who he was, bart along with Nathan Outteridge and Nathan Outteridge crew arrived with That Olympic spirit, if you like. Money was no motivator for Nathan Outteridge and his crew, That Olympic spirit was just about winning and that passion for sailing. Bart could just tackle any issue.

  3. Nick Sandmann:

    My position is that I was not disrespectful to Mr. Nathan Phillips, i respect Nathan Phillips. I'd like to talk to Nathan Phillips.

  4. Lawyer Tin Zar Oo:

    Nathan Maung will not be allowed to stay in Myanmar anymore so I saw Nathan Maung with a sad face, nathan Maung told us that Nathan Maung will try everything Nathan Maung can for Hanthar's release.

  5. Randy McNally:

    No one is arguing that Nathan Bedford Forrest is not a problematic figure. Nathan Bedford Forrest is. But there is more to Nathan Bedford Forrest story.

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    a custom among some peoples whereby the husband of a pregnant wife is put to bed at the time of bearing the child
    • A. couvade
    • B. auspices
    • C. flunkey
    • D. swathing

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