Name: Anatole

Origin and Meaning of the Name Anatole

  • Meaning:
    The East; dawn
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  • Meaning:
    The East; dawn
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  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (ah nah TOL)
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    English and French speaking countries
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    From the Greek 'anatolé' meaning "the East, the Levant".
    This word designated the Asian peninsula at the east of Greece: Anatolia.

    The French writer Anatole France is the most famous bearer of the name. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1921.

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