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Athas Name Meaning

American shortened form of Greek patronymics derived from the personal name Athanasios meaning ‘immortal’ (see Athanas ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Athans, Athan, Athens, Anthes, Anthis, Matas, Matias, Nathan, Mathai

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Where is the Athas family from?

You can see how Athas families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Athas family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Athas families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 2 Athas families living in Ontario. This was about 67% of all the recorded Athas's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Athas families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Athas surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Athas ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Athas. 15% of Athas men worked as a Salesman and 25% of Athas women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Athas were Chef and Salesman. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
    15%
  • Cook
    12%
  • Owner
    12%
  • Chef
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    25%
  • Waitress
    25%
  • Owner
    25%
  • Salesman
    25%
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Census Records

There are 890 census records available for the last name Athas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Athas census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 377 immigration records available for the last name Athas. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 313 military records available for the last name Athas. For the veterans among your Athas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Athas lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Athas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Athas in 1964 was 89, and 85 in 2004.

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