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What does Atticus mean?

Atticus Pronunciation of Atticus 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.


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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)

Atticus reached its highest position of #326 in the U.S. in 2018. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding 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.