Name: Atalante

Origin and Meaning of the Name Atalante

  • Meaning:
    Balanced; unyielding
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  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (ah tah LAHN teh)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Atalante)
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Miscellaneous Info for Atalante

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  • Used in:
    French and Greek speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Atalante is a Greek mythological name of uncertain origin.
    It is probably from the Greek meaning "balanced".
    Some also associate it with Atlas (bearing, tolerating, strength).

    Atalante was the name of a maiden who said she would marry the man who could defeat her in a footrace. All other contestants would be put to death. Hippomenes won by dropping three golden apples, which Atalante stopped to pick up.

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