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Origin and Meaning of Ather

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     Indian (Sanskrit)

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  • A user from South Africa says the name Ather is of English origin and means "Gift of God".
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Notable Persons Named Ather

Ather Altaher is a soccer player for the Al-Hilal Club (Omdurman).


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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Ather as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ather U.S.
  White 32.53% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 65.66% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ather

People with the last name Ather are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Ather

  • How Popular is the name Ather? Ather is the 51,031st most popular name of all time. As a last name Ather was the 107,134th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ather have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 39 babies born with the first name Ather in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ather? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1916 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Ather first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ather is Friday, March 29th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Ather born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ather was in 1926 with a total of 10 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Ather: Your name in reverse order is Rehta. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Erath. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ather? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 166 people with the last name Ather.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ather? Ather is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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