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What does Altus mean?

Altus Pronunciation of Altus [al-tus] as a name for boys is of Latin origin, and Altus means "high, elevated". Altus is an alternate form of Alta (Latin): as in Alta, Utah.

Associated with: high (great).


1 relation via Alta: Alto.

Creative forms:
(male) Aitus, Autus, ..

(female) Alas, ..

Middle name pairings:
Altus Menachem (A.M.), ..

How popular is Altus?

Altus is a rare given name for males but a somewhat popular last name for all people (#112365 out of 150436, Top 75%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Altus (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000 are Alto and Alta. These forms of Altus were popular as baby names in the 1890s (average #1209). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alta, Alto in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Altus and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Albis, Albys, Aldis, Aldous, Aldus, Aleks, Alexus, Alfeus, Algis, Alois, Alouf, Aloys, Alten, Alter, Alton, Aluf, Alun, Alvis, Alvys, Alwis, Amatus, Angus, Anteus, Antun, Argus, Arius, Artur, Artus, Cetus, Claus, Cletus, Clitus, Klaus, Kletus, Titus and Vitus. These names tend to be more frequently used than Altus.

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