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Origins of the Atlas surname

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About the Atlases

We have a total number of 681 records for people with the last name Atlas.

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Where do most Atlases live?

In 1921, most Atlases lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Atlases

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 137 records for the Atlas surname. The oldest one dates back to 1820.

Who were Atlases most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Atlases.

What are the most common Atlas first names?

  • David
  • Louis
  • Rose
  • Anna

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Atlas family members

Common jobs for Atlases

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Atlases in 1921
Assisting Business




Female Telegraphist London


General Industry Clerks




Common Male occupations for Atlases in 1921




Unskilled Occupations In Manufacture Of Electrical Machinery And Accessories




General Industry Clerks


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