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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Athos

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  • A submission from United Kingdom says the name Athos means "Gift of God" and is of Greek origin.

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  1. An autonomous area in northeastern Greece that is the site of several Greek Orthodox monasteries founded in the tenth century

From Ancient Greek Ἄθως (Áthōs).

  1. (Greek mythology) one of the Gigantes
  2. A peninsula in Greece containing Mount Athos

Athos was also found in the following language(s): Latin

Notable Persons Named Athos

Athos is a musketeer.


Athos was born on July 2nd, 1918 in Rio de Janeiro. He left this life on July 31st, 2008.


Athos Solomou is a soccer player for the Rah Ahan Yazdan F.C., Apollon Limassol, APOEL FC, Enosis Neon Paralimni FC, FC Oțelul Galați, Doxa Katokopias F.C., and Cyprus national football team. Athos was born on November 30th, 1985 in Limassol.


Athos Chrysostomou is a soccer player for the AEL Limassol, Egaleo F.C., Alki Larnaca F.C., Ermis Aradippou, Ethnikos Achna FC, and Ayia Napa F.C. Athos was born on August 6th, 1981 in Limassol.


Athos was born on February 13th, 1985 in Curitiba.


Athos was born on January 30th, 1913 in Livorno. He left this life on September 28th, 2008.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Athos

Athos is a musketeer.


Saint Athanasios of Athos was a saint. Saint was born in 920 in Trabzon. He left this life in 1003.


Aristocleus was born in 1838. He breathed his last breath in 1918.


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Popularity of Athos as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Athos

  • How Popular is the name Athos? Athos is the 68,044th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Athos have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 14 babies born with the first name Athos in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Athos? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1926 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Athos first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Athos is Saturday, February 12th, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Athos born? The highest recorded use of the first name Athos was in 2012 with a total of 9 babies.
  • Random Athos Factoid: According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Athos is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2012.
  • Weird things about the name Athos: Your name in reverse order is Sohta. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Thaos. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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