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What does Atkins mean?

Atkins Pronunciation of Atkins [atkins] as a boys' name is a Hebrew name, and the name Atkins means "earth". Atkins is an alternate form of Adam (Hebrew): from "adama".

Associated with: earth.


2 alternative forms via Adam: Addis and Atim.

Creative forms:
(male) Aikins, Alkins, ..

(female) Atkinsi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Atkins Macklin (A.M.), ..

How popular is Atkins?

Atkins is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#619 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Adam (#73 the previous year) is the only popular varying form of Atkins (outside Top 2000). Adoption of this form of Atkins was at its peak 4 decades ago (adoption of 1.06%) and is now significantly reduced (adoption 0.28%, down 73.3%), with Adam becoming less stylish. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Adam in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Adam outside U.S.

Similar Names

Atkins is pronounced similarly to Watkins. Other suggested similar names are Aarin, Adin, Adlin, Adrin, Aiken, Aikin, Ailin, Akeno, Akil, Akila, Akim, Akira, Alain, Albin, Albis, Aldin, Aldis, Alfons, Algis, Alin, Allin, Alois, Aluin, Aluino, Alvin, Alvis, Alviss, Alwin, Alwine, Alwis, Amein, Amias, Amin, Anakin, Andino, Antaios, Antin, Antino, Antoine, Antons, Ardin, Aries, Arlin, Arliss, Armin, Armino, Arsino, Arvin, Arvind, Arvis, Arwin, Aswin, Aswinn (see Aswin), Athan, Athens, Athos, Atilo, Atiph (see Atif), Atli, Attila, Attlas, Aydin, Ayken, Aykin, Gains, Hawkins, Hopkins, Jenkins, Nevins, Parkins, Perkins, Rains, Ursins (see Urso) and Wilkins. These names tend to be more commonly used than Atkins.

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