Atalanta

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish

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Origin and Meaning

Latin form of the Greek name Αταλαντη (Atalante) meaning 'unbalanced':

Combination of Greek α- (a-) = 'not' and 'ταλαντον (talanton)' = balance' [1]

Related Names

Atalanta
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Swedish

See also Atlanta

Grammar

Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Atalanta
Genitive: Atalantas

Further Information

Greek Mythology

  • Atalanta is the name of a mythical maiden who agreed to marry any man who could beat her in a running race. She was eventually defeated by Hippomenes when she stopped to pick up three golden apples that he had purposely dropped. [1]

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[2]
0 0 0 0 0 0
Denmark Denmark[3]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Norway Norway[4]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[5]
n.a.
0 0 0 0 0
Greenland Greenland[6]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: 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 Atalanta.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Adrian Room: Brewer's Dictionary of Names (1992)
  2. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  3. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  4. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  5. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  6. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/