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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Thanos mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Thanos

"Thanos" is a name of Greek origin, and it means "Death". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Notable Persons Named Thanos

Thanos is a comics character.


Thanos was born on July 23rd, 1972.


Thanos Petrelis is a laïko musician. He was most prominent from 2003 to present. Thanos was born on September 27th, 1975 in Athens.


Thanos Mikroutsikos is a music of greece musician. He was most prominent from 1975 to present. Thanos was given the name Athanasios Mikroutsikos on April 13th, 1947 in Patras.


Thanos Leivaditis was an actor. Thanos was born in 1934 in Lamia (city). He left this life on September 1st, 2005.


Thanos Kalliris is a laïko and pop music singer-songwriter. He plays Vocals. His most notable accomplishments were from 1980 to 1980. Thanos was given the name Athanasios Kalliris on August 13th, 1962 in Athens.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Thanos

Thanos is a comics character.


He passed away in 1994.


George was born in 1952.


Nikos Thanos is an athlete for the Enosi Alexandroupoli.


Anastasios Thanos is an athlete for the GS Ilioupolis.


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Popularity of Thanos as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Thanos U.S.
  White 92.82% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.70% 16.26%

Of Last Name Thanos

People with the last name Thanos are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Thanos

  • How Popular is the name Thanos? Thanos is the 47,973rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Thanos was the 56,444th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Thanos have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 48 babies born with the first name Thanos in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Thanos? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2004 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Thanos first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Thanos is Saturday, December 25th, 1886.
  • What year had the most people named Thanos born? The highest recorded use of the first name Thanos was in 2015 with a total of 12 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Thanos: Your name in reverse order is Sonaht. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Onhtsa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Thanos? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 362 people with the last name Thanos.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Thanos? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Thanos as their last name since less than 1 person in 833k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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).
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