This is an old, rare name that’s experienced a boost these last few years. Atticus is Latin for “man from Attica”, originally a nickname for a collaborator close to the Roman statesman and philosopher Cicero. Atticus is probably best known as a figure in classic American literature, which is probably why the name is associated with traits like fairness, heroism and righteousness.
Rank in the year 2015
Atticus was ranked #690 in the most popular American names of 2015.
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