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Alt. Meaning

A is for angelic, a truly pure heart

T is for time, you give to friends.

A is for activities, for you have many.

N is for nifty, how neat!

A is for appreciative, of all you have

S is for share, your talents, time, and possessions with others

Notable Persons Named Atanas

Atanas Kolev is a contemporary r&b rapping for the Cherno More Varna U19 and BC Cherno More Port Varna in the National Basketball League (Bulgaria). He has been prominent since 2013. Atanas was born Atanas Kolev on December 21st, 1996 in Varna. Atanas is also known as Nasko.


Atanas Kurdov is a soccer player for the PFC Velbazhd Kyustendil, PFC Levski Sofia, Bayer 04 Leverkusen, FC Winterthur, PFC Botev Plovdiv, PFC Lokomotiv Plovdiv, PFC Slavia Sofia, FC Astana, and Bulgaria national under-21 football team. Atanas was born on September 28th, 1988 in Plovdiv. Atanas is also known as Атанас Курдов (Bulgarian).


Atanas Mihaylov was a soccer player for the PFC Lokomotiv Sofia, Nea Salamis Famagusta FC, and Bulgaria national football team. Atanas was born on July 5th, 1949 in Sofia. Atanas is also known as Атанас Xpиcтов Михайлов. He died on October 1st, 2006.


Atanas Iliev is a soccer player for the PFC Montana, PFC Dobrudzha Dobrich, PFC Cherno More Varna, and Bulgaria national under-19 football team. Atanas was born on October 9th, 1994 in Dobrich. Atanas is also known as Атанас Илиев (Bulgarian).


Atanas Zehirov is a soccer player for the PFC Beroe Stara Zagora, PFC CSKA Sofia, OFC Sliven 2000, OFC Pirin Blagoevgrad, Hasle-Løren IL, Bulgaria national under-19 football team, Bulgaria national under-21 football team, and Bulgaria national football team. Atanas was born on February 13th, 1989 in Kochan. Atanas is also known as Атанас Зехиров.


Atanas Dalchev was a poet, critic, and translation. Atanas was born on June 12th, 1904 in Thessaloniki, Salonica Vilayet, Ottoman Empire. He left this life on January 17th, 1978.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Atanas

Walt Atanas was a hockey player. He was most active from 1943 to 1957. Walt was born on December 22nd, 1923 in Hamilton, Ontario. He breathed his last breath on August 8th, 1991.


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Fun Facts about the name Atanas

  • When was the first name Atanas first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Atanas is Monday, March 3rd, 1879.
  • How unique is the name Atanas? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Atanas. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Atanas: Your name in reverse order is Sanata. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Asaatn. How do you pronounce that?

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