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How popular is the baby name Atom in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1970 6 0 6
1975 5 0 5
1976 7 0 7
1977 5 0 5
1979 6 0 6
1982 10 0 10
1983 5 0 5
1985 10 0 10
1988 5 0 5
1989 12 0 12
1991 5 0 5
1992 5 0 5
1994 5 0 5
1995 6 0 6
1996 13 0 13
1997 8 0 8
1998 5 0 5
1999 10 0 10
2000 11 0 11
2001 13 0 13
2002 9 0 9
2003 9 0 9
2004 15 0 15
2005 11 0 11
2006 19 0 19
2007 18 0 18
2008 28 0 28
2009 32 0 32
2010 30 0 30
2011 34 0 34
2012 52 0 52
2013 58 0 58
2014 49 0 49
2015 49 0 49

Fun Facts about the name Atom

  • How many people with the first name Atom have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 565 babies born with the first name Atom in the United States. That's more than enough people named Atom 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 Atom? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1970 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Atom first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Atom is Thursday, August 22nd, 1935.
  • What year had the most people named Atom born? The highest recorded use of the first name Atom was in 2013 with a total of 58 babies.
  • Random Atom Factoid: According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Atom is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 14 babies in California have the same name as you in 2012.
  • Weird things about the name Atom: Your name in reverse order is Mota. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mato. How do you pronounce that?
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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun At"om
  1. [Physics]
    1. An ultimate indivisible particle of matter.
    2. An ultimate particle of matter not necessarily indivisible; a molecule.
    3. A constituent particle of matter, or a molecule supposed to be made up of subordinate particles.
  2. [Chem] The smallest particle of matter that can enter into combination; one of the elementary constituents of a molecule.
  3. Anything extremely small; a particle; a whit."There was not an atom of water." [Sir J. Ross.]

Note: ☞ These three definitions correspond to different views of the nature of the ultimate particles of matter. In the case of the last two, the particles are more correctly called molecules.

Etymology: L. atomus, Gr. �, uncut, indivisible; 'a priv. + �, verbal adj. of � to cut: cf. F. atome. See Tome

verb At"om
To reduce to atoms.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. (nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything
  2. (physics and chemistry) the smallest component of an element having the chemical properties of the element

Atom Egoyan

Atom Egoyan is a film director, stage director, screenwriter, and producer & actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1984 to present. Atom was born in 1960 as Atom Yeghoyan in Cairo, United Arab Republic (present-day Egypt).


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What does the name Atom mean?

Ais for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

Tis for tough, for you are not easily broken

Ois for ornate, nothing plain here!

Mis for mighty, your inner strength.

Past life for Atom born Aug 30, 1962

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Russia approximately on 1425. Your profession was farmer, weaver, and tailor.

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. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

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