Atticus

First Name
9k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Atticus

"Atticus" is a name of English origin, and it means "Father-like". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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  1. A male given name

Notable Persons Named Atticus

Atticus Shaffer is an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 2007 to present. Atticus was born on June 27th, 1998 in Santa Clarita, California, United States.

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Atticus Ross is a post-industrial music, alternative rock, dark ambient, experimental music, and electronica musician, composer, producer, and audio engineer. He was most active from 1992 to present. Atticus was born Atticus Ross on January 16th, 1968 in Ladbroke Grove, Greater London, England.

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Atticus Mitchell is an actor and musician. He was most active from 2009 to present. Atticus was given the name Atticus Dean Mitchell on May 16th, 1993 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Atticus is also known as Atticus Dean Mitchell.

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Atticus Lish is a novelist. His ongoing career started in 2010. Atticus was born in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Atticus

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1881 5 0 5
1912 5 0 5
1969 7 0 7
1971 10 0 10
1972 5 0 5
1973 5 0 5
1975 7 0 7
1976 5 0 5
1982 5 0 5
1983 11 0 11
1984 6 0 6
1986 10 0 10
1987 10 0 10
1988 8 0 8
1989 13 0 13
1990 22 0 22
1991 19 0 19
1992 24 0 24
1993 21 0 21
1994 30 0 30
1995 42 0 42
1996 34 0 34
1997 41 0 41
1998 63 0 63
1999 60 0 60
2000 86 0 86
2001 87 0 87
2002 106 0 106
2003 125 0 125
2004 180 0 180
2005 245 0 245
2006 270 0 270
2007 346 0 346
2008 348 0 348
2009 422 0 422
2010 450 0 450
2011 584 7 577
2012 719 9 710
2013 745 9 736
2014 863 9 854
2015 982 5 977
2016 917 0 917
2017 969 16 953

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Popularity of Atticus as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Atticus

  • What name lists does Atticus rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Atticus? Atticus is the 2,687th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Atticus have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 8,912 babies born with the first name Atticus in the United States. That's more than enough people named Atticus to occupy the country of Saint Barth with an estimated population of 8,902 (as of January 1, 2009).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Atticus? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1881 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Atticus first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Atticus is Tuesday, March 4th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Atticus born? The highest recorded use of the first name Atticus was in 2015 with a total of 977 babies.
  • Random Atticus Factoid: According to the 2002 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Atticus is not a popular baby boy's name in Arizona. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Arizona have the same name as you in 2002.
  • Weird things about the name Atticus: Your name in reverse order is Sucitta. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tacstui. 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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