Atlanta

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Female Female Name

Usage

Finland Finnish
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Iceland Icelandic

Origin and Meaning

1) Derived from Atlas [1]

2) Derived from the Atlantic Ocean (the name is derived from Atlas as well) [1]

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3) From the name of the fictional island Atlantis (the name is derived from Atlas as well) [2]

4) Derived from the state capital of Georgia Atlanta which was given its name on gaining city status in 1845 by J. E. Thomson, a railway builder, with reference to its location at the terminus of the Western & Atlantic Railroad [3]

5) Short form of Atalanta [2]

Related Names

Atlanta
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Danish Finish Icelandic Swedish
Atlante
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Danish

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Atlanta
Genitive: Atlantas
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Atlanta
Genitive: Atlantan
Partitive: Atlantaa
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Atlanta
Accusative: Atlöntu
Dative: Atlöntu
Genitive: Atlöntu
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Atlanta
Genitive: Atlantas

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

  • Iceland:
    • 1910 (Reykjavík) [2]
    • Officially accepted as a given name on 2 April 2012 [4]

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&
Denmark Denmark[5]
5 n.a. 0 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[6]
3 12 0 0
Iceland Iceland[7]
1 2 0 0
Norway Norway[8]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[9]
n.a. 56 0 0
  #: 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 Atlanta.

Sources: [6] [5] [8] [9]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  3. Adrian Room: Brewer's Dictionary of Names (1992)
  4. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  5. 5.0 5.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  6. 6.0 6.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  8. 8.0 8.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  9. 9.0 9.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi