Meaning and Name Origin
Athol \a-thol\ as a boys' name is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Athol is "new Ireland". Place name. The Duke of Atholl, in Scotland, is the only citizen of the United Kingdom entitled to maintain his own private army.
Athol has 1 variant: Atholl.
Athol is an uncommon given name for males. Athol is an equally unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Athol for boys. Athol has not been listed in the list so far. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
A recommended similar baby name is Athos. Like Athol, this name is not frequently used.