Name: Natalie

Origin and Meaning of the Name Natalie

  • Meaning:
    Christ's birthday
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    (NAT ah lee)
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    English, French and German speaking countries
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    Natalie is the English form of Natalia, which is derived from the Italian "natale," meaning "birthday." The term refers specifically to Christ's birthday - the Italian phrase for "merry Christmas" is "buon natale!", literally "good birthday!"

    Bearers include singers Natalie Imbruglia, Natalie Cole and Natalie Appleton, and actresses Natalie Portman and Natalie Wood.

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