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First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010


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Fun Facts about the name Atari

  • How many people with the first name Atari have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 120 babies born with the first name Atari in the United States. That's more than enough people named Atari to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Atari? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1979 when it was given as a first name to 10 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Atari born? The highest recorded use of the first name Atari was in 1982 with a total of 16 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Atari: Your name in reverse order is Irata. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iarta. How do you pronounce that?
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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Atari" mean? The list below shows the origins of Atari as well as things modernly associated with the name Atari such as celebrities named Atari.

Japanese 当たり.

  1. (game of Go) A move that threatens the immediate capture of one or more stones.

atari was also found in the following language(s): Basque, Finnish, Japanese, and Latvian

Other Inspirations for the Name Atari

Atari 2600
Atari 5200
Atari Breakout
Atari Et
Atari Flashback
Atari Flashback 5
Atari Game Over
Atari Games
Atari Jaguar
Atari 7800

What does the name Atari mean?

Ais for articulate, a regular wordsmith

Tis for treasure, of your friendship.

Ais for aptitudes, your special capabilities shine

Ris for refreshing, the sparkling you.

Iis for inventor, how many things will you create?

Past life for Atari born Jan 9, 1956

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Borneo approximately on 575. Your profession was librarian, priest, and keeper of tribal relics.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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