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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • Greek and Albanian : from the Greek personal name Athanasios ‘immortal’. St. Athanasius (c.297–373), bishop of Alexandria, was one of the most influential of the fathers of the Christian Church. He is venerated especially in the Eastern Church.

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