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since 1880
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Origin and Meaning of Anatoly

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  • A submission from Tennessee, United States says the name Anatoly means "Sunrise" and is of Russian origin.
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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Anatoly

Anatoly Karpov is a chess player. He holds the title Grandmaster(1970) and Grandmaster (chess). Anatoly was given the name Anatoly Yevgenyevich Karpov on May 23rd, 1951 in Zlatoust.


Anatoly was born on December 28th, 1938 in Izberbash. He left this life on September 16th, 1989.


Anatoly Onoprienko is a criminal. Anatoly is also known as The Beast Of Ukraine, The Terminator, and Citizen O.


Anatoly Sobchak was a Mayor of Saint Petersburg and Governor of Saint Petersburg. Anatoly was born on August 10th, 1937 in Chita, Zabaykalsky Krai. He passed away on February 20th, 2000.


Anatoly Chubais is a Chairman of the executive board of Rusnano, First Deputy Prime Minister of Russia, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, and Deputy prime minister. His career lasted from 2008 to 1998. Anatoly was born on June 16th, 1955 in Barysaw.


Anatoly Lunacharsky was a Ministry of Education (Soviet Union). He has been prominent since 1917. Anatoly was born in Poltava. He breathed his last breath on December 26th, 1933.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Anatoly

Shesteryuk was born on July 6th, 1952.


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Fun Facts about the name Anatoly

  • How Popular is the name Anatoly? Anatoly is the 60,527th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Anatoly have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 22 babies born with the first name Anatoly in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Anatoly? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1998 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Anatoly first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Anatoly is Sunday, December 19th, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Anatoly born? The highest recorded use of the first name Anatoly was in 2015 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Anatoly: Your name in reverse order is Ylotana. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tylaano. How do you pronounce that?

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