The name Atlas is a boy's name of Greek origin. Atlas is ranked #403 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Mythological Baby Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Which would you choose?".
From the experts:
Previously thought too powerful for a baby boy--who would have to be strong enough to carry the sky on his shoulders--Atlas has joined the pantheon of Greek and Roman god and goddess names now in the realm of possibility, along with Mars, Zeus and Hermes. It was one of the fast-rising names on the in recent years in the USA, jumping from oblivion in 2012 into the Top 500 in 2015, and reached Number 403 in 2016. Anne Heche was one of the first to make this audacious choice.