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Origin and Meaning of Atef

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  • A user from Canada says the name Atef is of Arabic origin and means "Kind one".
  • A submission from Egypt says the name Atef means "To be merciful and helpful." and is of Arabic origin.
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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Atef

Atef Bseiso was a palestine liberation organization head of intelligence and palestine liberation organization. Atef was born on August 23rd, 1948. He passed away on June 8th, 1992.


Atef Sedky was a prime minister. They were most prominent from 1986 to 1996. Atef was born on August 29th, 1930 in Tanta. They died on February 25th, 2005.


Atef Ebeid was a prime minister. He was most prominent from 1999 to 2004. Atef was born on April 14th, 1932 in Tanta, Egypt. He passed away on September 12th, 2014.



Atef Tarawneh is a Speaker of the House of Representatives, Member of the House of Representatives for the National List, and Speakerof theHouse of Representatives. Atef was born in 1954.


Atef Helmy is a Former Minister of Communications, Information Technology, Ministry of Communications, and Information Technology (Egypt). Atef was born on April 23rd, 1950.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Atef

Mohammed was born in 1944 in Alexandria. He died in 2001.


Emily was born in 1973.


Salah Atef is a soccer player for the Ittihad El Shorta. Salah was born on October 9th, 1989 in Cairo.


Mahmoud was born in 1980.


Bahram Atef is a soccer player. Bahram was born on February 2nd, 1941 in Isfahan.


Momen Atef is an athlete for the Aswan SC.


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Fun Facts about the name Atef

  • How Popular is the name Atef? Atef is the 70,909th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Atef have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 11 babies born with the first name Atef in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Atef? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1994 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Atef first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Atef is Wednesday, November 24th, 1926.
  • What year had the most people named Atef born? The highest recorded use of the first name Atef was in 1994 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Atef: Your name in reverse order is Feta. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Teaf. How do you pronounce that?

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