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Atticus meaning and name origin

Atticus \a-tti-cus\ as a boy's name is pronounced AT-a-kuss. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Atticus is "from Athens". The name of a famous Roman man of letters who lived in the last years (109-32 BC) of the Roman Empire. He is sometimes considered the first "publisher" because he had slaves copy important contemporary works like the letters of Cicero. Literary: the name of Scout's father in Harper Lee's novel "To Kill a Mockingbird". Also the name of a fifth-century Armenian saint.

Similar baby names are Atkins and Attlas.

Popularity of Atticus

Atticus is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below are the baby name popularity trends of the name Atticus compared with similar and related boy baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Atticus only.

Popularity of name Atticus
Popularity of Atticus