Name: Atticus

Origin and Meaning of the Name Atticus

  • Meaning:
    From Attica
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (AT ik uss); (AH tee kuss)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Atticus)
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Miscellaneous Info for Atticus

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Attica is the region of Greece which contains Athens, the capital city. Today, the name is mainly known from the character Atticus Finch in Harper Lee's novel 'To Kill a Mockingbird'. Atticus was also the name of a number of ancient Greek philosophers and writers; it was also the name of an early Archbishop of Constantinople. Atticus recently broke into the 1000 most popular names in the US, and was ranked 767th in 2006.

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