Natalie

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From the French form of the Late Latin saint's name Natalia, from natalis (dies) "birthday (of Christ), Christmas".

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Natalie

  1. A female given name.
    • 1860 Emma V. Hallett, Natalie: A Gem Among the Sea-weeds, W. F. Draper, 1860, page 264:
      - - - often I have listened to my dear brother, as he told me the pretty story of the sad gentleman whom he met, when I was but an infant, and how he spoke to me so tenderly, and sighed for his own Natalie. I had no other name then but Sea-flower, and I have been called by that name ever since; yet after that day, my Christian name was Natalie.
    • 1964 Natalie Robinson Cole, The Arts in the Classroom, The John Day Company, page 129:
      I was ashamed of my very name, Natalie. Nobody else in town had the name Natalie. I wanted to have a name like Frances or Elizabeth, as two of the most popular little girls were named. When old ladies at church would say to me kindly enough,"What's your name, little girl?" I would answer "Natalie," and they would say, "Madaline, Mattie, what did you say?"
    • 1998 Phyllis Nagy, Plays 1, Methuen Drama 1998, ISBN 0413723801, page 133:
      ELSTON. Natalie is a beautiful name.
      NATALIE. Well, yes. It is. Thank you.
      ELSTON. A real spy name. My wife Natasha has a spy name and I'm forever telling her...

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Natalie

  1. A female given name, cognate to English Natalie.

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German[edit]

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Natalie

  1. A female given name, cognate to Natalie.

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Norwegian[edit]

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Natalie

  1. A female given name, cognate to Natalie.

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Natalie

  1. A female given name, a modern variant of Natalia.