What does Atticus mean?
Atticus [at-ti-cus] as a boys' 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.
(male) Anticus, Articus, ..
(female) Attian, Atticia, .. Middle name pairings:
Atticus Iker (A.I.), ..
How popular is Atticus?
Atticus is an uncommon given name for males and an equally unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Displayed below is the birth name history of Atticus for boys. Atticus reached its highest position of #350 in the U.S. in 2015. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Altus, Americus, Antaeus, Anteus, Antiochus, Arius, Artemus, Artimas, Artimis, Artimus, Artus, Atkins, Attila, Attilia (see Attila), Attilio and Attlas. Like Atticus, these names are not frequently used.