♂ Name Atlas – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Atlas

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Atlas is a ♂ male name.

Origin of 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!

Meaning of Atlas

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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