The name Anatole is a boy's name of Greek origin meaning "from the east, rising sun". Anatole and is often added to lists like Unique Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quick Question Thread?!".
From the experts:
Anatole is one of the unique boys' names with an exotic-ish feel but an uncertain provenance. While it's Greek in origin, it is associated more closely with France. Only six baby boys were named Anatole in the US last year, making it a good choice if you're looking for a name that's truly uncommon yet has some history.