Nathan Substitutes?

I [name]LOVE[/name] the name [name]Nathan[/name], but unfortunatley can not use it. I feel like it is a good, strong name, but can be shortened to the cute nn [name]Nate[/name]. So I was wondering if you guys had any other suggestions of names that are similar to [name]Nathan[/name], or that remind you of the name [name]Nathan[/name]. [besides the obvouse nathanial]

I went with Old Testament names with ready-made nicknames:

[name]Abraham[/name] ([name]Abe[/name] or [name]Bram[/name])
[name]Daniel[/name] ([name]Dan[/name])
[name]Samuel[/name] ([name]Sam[/name])
[name]David[/name] ([name]Dave[/name])
[name]Joseph[/name] ([name]Joe[/name])
[name]Jonathan[/name] ([name]Jon[/name], or even [name]Nate[/name])
[name]Jacob[/name] ([name]Jake[/name])
[name]Ezekiel[/name] ([name]Zeke[/name])

Here are some ideas.

[name]Add[/name] [name]Gabriel[/name] ([name]Gabe[/name]) to my last post…

[name]Bastian[/name] (nn for [name]Sebastian[/name]?)
[name]Ethan[/name] (it’s so popular though)
[name]Lachlan[/name]* (pro. Lahk-lan)
[name]Eamon[/name]* (pro. Ay-mon)

Good luck!

I like the suggestions [name]Ezekiel[/name] [nn [name]Zeke[/name]] , [name]Isaac[/name] and [name]Liam[/name]. I plan on using [name]Jonathan[/name] as a mn. Keep suggestions coming, and thank you!

I don’t know why, but [name]Zachary[/name] has always reminded me of [name]Nathan[/name]. I think it’s a good, strong name like [name]Nathan[/name] and it has the cute nn [name]Zach[/name]. It also comes from [name]Zachariah[/name] like [name]Nathan[/name] comes from [name]Nathaniel[/name].