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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Tannous

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  • According to a user from Virginia, United States, the name Tannous is of Greek origin and means "Immortal. It originates from the Greek name Athanasios, which in short is called Thanos. Thanos is an ancient Greek name, meaning immortal. Tannous in the Greek, is spelled and pronounced Thanous. The family seems to have originated from the Greek island of Lemnos.".
Other origins: Arabic

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Tannous

Ibrahim Tannous was a Commander of the Lebanese Armed Forces and Commanders of the Lebanese Armed Forces. His military service ended in 1988. Ibrahim was born in 1929 in Kobayat Akkar, Lebanon. He left this life on December 26th, 2012.


Yazan Tannous is a sports team member for the Al-Faisaly SC (Amman).


Mohammad Tannous is an athlete for the Al-Jazeera (Jordan).


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Popularity of Tannous as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tannous U.S.
  White 87.55% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.13% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 6.08% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.10% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tannous

People with the last name Tannous are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Tannous

  • How Popular is the name Tannous? As a last name Tannous was the 32,524th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Tannous first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Tannous is Thursday, June 5th, 1902.
  • How unique is the name Tannous? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Tannous. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Tannous: Your name in reverse order is Suonnat. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Onsnaut. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tannous? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 707 people with the last name Tannous.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tannous? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Tannous as their last name since less than 1 person in 417k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

What Tannouss Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Tannous born Aug 31, 1985

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Russia approximately on 1425. Your profession was farmer, weaver, and tailor.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

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