Meaning and name origin
Atlas \a-tlas, at-las\ as a boy's name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Atlas is "to carry". Atlas was a mythical Titan who bore the weight of the world on his shoulders, so the name has connotations of great strength.
Atlas has 1 variant form: Attlas.
Atlas is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#14131 out of 88799, Top 16%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Atlas for boys (2014 statistics).