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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Attica

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     Indian (Sanskrit)

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  1. The territory of Athens in ancient Greece where the Ionic dialect was spoken

From Ancient Greek Ἀττική (Attikḗ).

  1. A periphery where Athens, the capital of Greece, is located.
  2. A peninsula southeast of Athens, Greece.
  3. A town in Indiana and in New York State, USA.
  4. The Attica Correctional Facility, scene of the Attica Prison riots

Attica was also found in the following language(s): Italian

Notable Persons Named Attica

Attica was born in 1974.


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Fun Facts about the name Attica

  • How Popular is the name Attica? Attica is the 64,364th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Attica have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 17 babies born with the first name Attica in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Attica? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1972 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Attica first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Attica is Saturday, October 20th, 1906.
  • What year had the most people named Attica born? The highest recorded use of the first name Attica was in 1972 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Attica: Your name in reverse order is Acitta. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Attcia. How do you pronounce that?

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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