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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 Atala

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Minced oath of ataya.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Atala

Alex Atala is a chef and restaurateur. Alex was born on June 3rd, 1968 in São Paulo.


Anthony Atala is a professor and director of the wake forest institute for regenerative medicine, chair of the department of urology at wake forest school of medicine in north carolina, wake forest institute for regenerative medicine, wake forest school of medicine, north c. Anthony was born in 1958 in Peru.


Pedro Atala is an owner of:, businessperson, c.d. motagua, and businessman. Pedro was born in Honduras.


Felix was born in 1915. He died in 1990.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Atala U.S.
  White 45.90% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 50.82% 16.26%

Of Last Name Atala

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

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Fun Facts about the name Atala

  • How Popular is the name Atala? As a last name Atala was the 137,327th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Atala first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Atala is Wednesday, March 10th, 1880.
  • How unique is the name Atala? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Atala. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Atala: Your name in reverse order is Alata. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Laaat. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Atala? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 122 people with the last name Atala.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Atala? Atala is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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