Name Atlas Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Atlas


Atlas is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Atlas?

Atlas was a Titan in Greek mythology, who was doomed by Zeus to carry the heavens on his shoulders. According to a legend, he is petrified in the Atlas Mountains in North Africa and therefore bears the responsibility of the earth, which is why the world maps are called atlases nowadays!

What does the name Atlas mean?

The name Atlas means “to endure” or “to suffer” (from ancient Greek “étlēn/ἔτλην”) and “bearer of the heavens”.

Pronunciation of Atlas

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Popularity of the name Atlas

The name Atlas is ranked #3436 overall.

Atlas in the Top 50 Names

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