First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Athanasios

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  1. 4 people from all over the world agree the name Athanasios is of Greek origin and means "Immortal".
  2. A user from Greece says the name Athanasios is of Greek origin and means "Athanasios (male) / Athanasia (female) comes from the Greek word 'athanasia' which means immortality".
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Romanization of the Greek Αθανάσιος (Athanásios), a male given name used in (modern) Greece. From α- (a-, “absence of”) + θάνατος  (thánatos, “death”)

  1. A transliteration of the Greek male given name Αθανάσιος (Athanásios).

Notable Persons Named Athanasios

Notable Persons Named Athanasios

Athanasios Petsos

Athanasios Petsos is a soccer player for the SK Rapid Wien, Bayer 04 Leverkusen, FC Kaiserslautern, SpVgg Greuther Fürth, SV Werder Bremen, Greece national under-17 football team, Greece national under-19 football team, and Greece national under-21 football team. Athanasios was born on June 5th, 1991 in Düsseldorf.

Athanasios Klaras

Athanasios was born on August 27th, 1905 in Lamia (city). Athanasios is also known as Aris Velouchiotis. He died on June 16th, 1945.

Tom Carvel

Tom was given the name Athanasios Thomas Karvelas on July 14th, 1906. He passed away on October 21st, 1990.

Athanasios Diakos

Athanasios Diakos is a military person. His military service ended in 1821.

Thanasis Papakonstantinou

Thanasis Papakonstantinou is an experimental music, greek folk music, and rebetiko singer-songwriter. He plays Bouzouki and Vocals. He was most active from 1982 to present. Thanasis was given the name Athanasios Papakonstantinou on April 26th, 1959 in Tyrnavos, Greece.

Thanos Mikroutsikos

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.

  • Athanasios Tsakalov
  • Thanos Kalliris
  • Athanasios Kanakaris
  • Athanasios Tsourakis
    Soccer Player
  • Athanasios Psalida
  • Athanasios Eftaxias
  • Athan Hilaki
  • Athanasios Aravositas
  • Athanasios Kanakaris-Roufos

Notable Persons With the Last Name Athanasios

Notable Persons With the Last Name Athanasios

Zacharias Mar Athanasios

Zacharias was born on February 19th, 1909. He left this life on September 29th, 1977.

Athan Hilaki

Athan Hilaki is an alternative rock, indie rock, indie pop, grunge, and rock music musician. He plays Vocals, guitar, keyboards, synthesizer, organ, piano, bass, drums, percussion, harmonica, bouzouki, mandolin, ukulele, Electric guitar, Keyboard instrument, Gibson Les Paul, Epiphone Casino, and Vox AC30. He has had major accomplishments since 1999. Athan was given the name Athanasios on March 3rd, 1982 in Athens.

Karabelousis Athanasios

Karabelousis Athanasios is an athlete for the Fokikos A.C.

Tziaferis Athanasios

Tziaferis Athanasios is an athlete for the Zakynthiakos F.C.

Georgiou Athanasios

Georgiou Athanasios is an athlete for the Apollon Arnaia F.C.

Koukoulekis Athanasios

Koukoulekis Athanasios is an athlete for the Apollon Arnaia F.C.


Fun Facts about the name Athanasios

  • How Popular is the name Athanasios? Athanasios is the 9,905th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Athanasios have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,156 babies born with the first name Athanasios in the United States. That's more than enough people named Athanasios to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Athanasios? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1959 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Athanasios first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Athanasios is Friday, May 10th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Athanasios born? The highest recorded use of the first name Athanasios was in 1973 with a total of 39 babies.
  • Random Athanasios Factoid: According to the 1977 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Athanasios is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 11 babies in New York have the same name in 1977.
  • Weird things about the name Athanasios: The name spelled backwards is Soisanahta. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Hasotsiana. How do you pronounce that?
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