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Atalanta meaning and name origin
Atalanta \a-talan-ta, at(a)-la-nta\ as a girl's name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Atalanta is "secure, immovable". Greek mythology: Atalanta was an athletic young maiden huntress who refused to marry any man who couldn't beat her in a foot race. In the end, she was defeated by a Greek warrior who used a ruse by dropping three golden apples he had obtained from the goddess Aphrodite. The huntress paused to pick them up, he finished ahead of her, and she was his.
Atalanta has 2 variant forms: Atlanta and Atlante.
Baby names that sound like Atalanta are Adalena and Adalina.
Popularity of Atalanta
Atalanta is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people. (1990 U.S. Census)
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