Atlas

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Male Male Name

Usage

Finland Finnish
Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Iceland Icelandic

Origin and Meaning

Latin spelling of the Greek name Ατλας (Atlas)

1) Greek athlos = 'struggle' [1]

2) Greek negative prefix α (a) combined with τλαω (tlao) = 'to endure' = 'not enduring' [2]

Related Names

Atlas
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Finish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish

See also Atlanta

Grammar

Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Atlas
Accusative: Atlas
Dative: Atlasi
Genitive: Atlasar

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

  • Iceland: Officially accepted as a given name on 28 May 2004 [3]

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[4]
0 4 73 132
Denmark Denmark[5]
0 n.a. 67 n.a
Norway Norway[6]
0 n.a. 7 n.a
Finland Finland[7]
0 0 n.a 38
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Atlas.

Sources: [4] [5] [6] [7]

References

  1. Adrian Room: Brewer's Dictionary of Names (1992)
  2. Mike Campbell: Behind the name http://www.behindthename.com
  3. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  4. 4.0 4.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. 5.0 5.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  6. 6.0 6.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. 7.0 7.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi