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Origin and Meaning of Atholl

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  • A user from New Jersey, United States says the name Atholl is of Gaelic origin and means "Alternative Ireland".

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From Scottish Gaelic Athall, possibly from Old Irish Ath-fhotla (“New Ireland”) or Athfochla.

  1. A historical division of the Scottish Highlands within the modern council area of Perth and Kinross.

Notable Persons Named Atholl

Atholl was born on May 31st, 1900 in Rhoscolyn. Atholl is also known as Sir Edward Atholl Oakeley and 7th Baronet of Shrewsbury. He breathed his last breath in 1987.


Atholl Douglas Whannel was a professor and author. Atholl was born on October 17th, 1922 in Pitlochry, Perthshire, Scotland. He died on July 8th, 1980.


Atholl McKinnon is a cricketer.


Atholl was born on December 6th, 1894. He left this life on May 6th, 1972.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Atholl

Bruce was born on April 6th, 1960 in Union of South Africa.


The Duke of Atholl was a Chancellor of the University of St Andrews. The was born on February 24th, 1660 in Knowsley, Merseyside. He died on November 14th, 1724.


The Duchess of Atholl was a member of parliament. The was born on November 6th, 1874 in Edinburgh. She left this life on October 21st, 1960.


He left this life in 1306.


She died in 1264.



Fun Facts about the name Atholl

  • When was the first name Atholl first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Atholl is Tuesday, February 11th, 1879.
  • How unique is the name Atholl? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Atholl. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Atholl: Your name in reverse order is Llohta. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Loatlh. How do you pronounce that?

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