Having a baby is an enormous, life-changing experience — full of lots of responsibility, joy, and endless questions.
Where will your baby sleep at first? What kind of wipes should you use?
What will you name your baby?!
A person’s name plays a large role in how others see her. Plus, a name can determine how someone feels and thinks about herself.
So it’s no surprise that you’re willing to spend all of your time scouring Google for the perfect first name for your baby.
However, when you devote all of your time and effort to finding a great first name, the middle name can get lost in the shuffle.
That’s why I’ve been putting together my How To Pick A Middle Name series. So with a quick glance, you can find the perfect middle name for your daughter!
Without any further ado, here are the best middle names for a girl named Natalie.
I’ve compiled these from baby name databases, parent discussion forums, and other sources then whittled them down to the ones I personally think sound the best.
Hope it helps!
Middle name ideas for a girl named Natalie
Let’s not waste any more time before jumping into the list!
These ideas come from real parents of real Natalies, plus a few ideas of my own.
My own daughter is Natalie Reid — feel free to steal it!
My favorite middle names for Natalie are Natalie Marie and Natalie Reid — but I guess I’m partial!
I like beautiful, classic names paired with Natalie. There are so many choices, though, so you should pick the ones that sound the best to you!
Meaning of the name Natalie
According to BabyCenter, Natalie is of Latin origin and also a derivation of the Russian name Natalia, which means “birthday” or “Christmas.”
Natalie comes from the Latin phrase Natale Domini, which means “birth of the Lord.”
The name Natalie sits at the number 69 on the popularity list for girl names for 2021, having come down a few spots since 2020.
Alternative spellings of Natalie are Nathalie or Nathaly.
Some famous Natalies are actresses Natalie Portman, Natalie Wood, and singer/songwriter Natalie Anne Merchant.
Hopefully you found “the one” on the list above, but if not, continue the search!
Parenting discussion forums are a great resource and provide a good gut-check where you can get lots of opinions on your favorite names.
And before you go, check out these must-read guides for new parents:
- A completely newborn shopping list with pictures
- Daddy’s hospital survival kit checklist
- How to celebrate a new baby without cigars
Hope this helps!