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since 1880
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Origin and Meaning of Atar

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun atar
  1. essential oil or perfume obtained from flowers.
    synonyms: attar, athar, ottar
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Essential oil or perfume obtained from flowers
  1. Alternative spelling of attar

atar was also found in the following language(s): Asturian, Galician, Irish, Ladino, Latvian, Portuguese, Serbo-Croatian, Spanish, and Turkish

Notable Persons Named Atar

Atar Arad is a classical music viola. He plays Viola. Atar was born on March 8th, 1945.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Atar

Eliran Atar is a soccer player for the Maccabi Haifa F.C., Bnei Yehuda Tel Aviv F.C., Maccabi Tel Aviv F.C., Stade de Reims, Israel national under-19 football team, and Israel national football team. Eliran was born on February 17th, 1987 in Tel Aviv.


Reuven Atar is a soccer manager for the Maccabi Haifa F.C., Hapoel Haifa F.C., Beitar Jerusalem F.C., Hapoel Petah Tikva F.C., Maccabi Netanya F.C., and Israel national football team. Reuven was born on January 3rd, 1969 in Tirat Carmel.


Raed was born in 1974 in Gaza Strip. He left this life on August 21st, 2014.


Danny was born on January 5th, 1958 in Afula.


Roei Atar is a soccer player for the Hapoel Nazareth Illit F.C., Maccabi Haifa F.C., Hapoel Acre F.C., Hapoel Nir Ramat HaSharon F.C., Hapoel Ra'anana A.F.C., Israel national under-17 football team, and Israel national under-18 football team. Roei was born on April 4th, 1994 in Tirat Carmel.


Cever Atar is an athlete for the FC 08 Villingen.


Fun Facts about the name Atar

  • When was the first name Atar first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Atar is Thursday, November 11th, 1920.
  • How unique is the name Atar? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Atar. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Atar: Your name in reverse order is Rata. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tara. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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