First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Altan

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Alt. Meaning

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

T is for talent, hidden or not.

A is for adventure, take a new one today

N is for novel, don't get too complicated!

Notable Persons Named Altan

Altan Khan is a monarch. He holds the title Khan of Tümed and KhanofTümed.


Altan Öymen is a Leader of the Republican People's Party, Minister of Tourism, Promotion, Member of the Grand National Assembly, Republican People's Party (Turkey), Ministry of Culture, Tourism (Turkey), and Grand National Assembly of Turkey. Altan was born in 1932 in Trabzon.


Altan was born in 1955.


Altan Erol is a basketball player for the Royal Halı Gaziantep, Mersin BB, Oyak Renault, Mersin Büyükşehir Belediyesi S.K., Erdemirspor, and Gaziantep Basketbol in the Turkish Basketball Super League. He was most active from 2002 to present. Altan was born on May 28th, 1983 in Bursa.


Altan was born on June 29th, 1967 in Amsterdam.


Altan Coskun is an athlete for the FC Laufen.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Altan

Ahmet Altan is an editor-in-chief, lead columnist of taraf, taraf, and lead columnist of taraf (2007–2012). Ahmet was given the name Ahmet Hüsrev Altan in 1950 in Ankara.


Çetin Altan was a writer and lead columnist. Çetin was born on June 22nd, 1927 in Istanbul. He passed away on October 22nd, 2015.


Francesco was born on September 30th, 1942.


Mehmet Altan is an academic economist, journalist, and author. Mehmet was born in 1950 in Ankara.


Mubeyyin was born in Crimea.


Carlo was born on March 30th, 1916. He died on February 15th, 2005.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Altan U.S.
  White 62.50% 64.26%
  African American 2.88% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 7.21% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 26.92% 16.26%

Of Last Name Altan

People with the last name Altan are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Altan

  • How Popular is the name Altan? Altan is the 42,467th most popular name of all time. As a last name Altan was the 89,069th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Altan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 68 babies born with the first name Altan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Altan to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Altan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2009 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Altan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Altan is Tuesday, August 26th, 1890.
  • What year had the most people named Altan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Altan was in 2016 with a total of 13 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Altan: Your name in reverse order is Natla. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aantl. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Altan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 208 people with the last name Altan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Altan? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Altan as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.4m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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