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What does Atlas mean?

Atlas /at-las/ as a boys' 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.

Associated with: greek, great, strength.


Atlas has 1 variant: Attlas.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Arlas, Atas, ..

(female) Atla, Atlasci, ..

How popular is Atlas?

Atlas is a rare given name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#15551 out of 150436, Top 10%). (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Displayed below is the baby name statistics of Atlas for boys. Atlas reached its top position of #646 in the U.S. in 2014. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Atlas name in U.S.

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

Similar Names


Suggested similar names are Abbas, Adlai, Adlar, Aias, Alan, Allan, Amias, Amyas, Arlan, Arles, Aslan, Athan, Athos, Atila, Atlea, Atlee, Atley, Atli, Colas, Silas and Sylas. These names tend to be more commonly used than Atlas.