US Popularity:10387
Meaning:Of Athena; Wisdom and courage
Athens is a gender-neutral appellation of Greek origin and the name of the capital city of Greece. Meaning “of Athena” and “wisdom and courage,” baby Athens will undoubtedly have a beautiful and innovative mind. In Greek mythology, Athena is the goddess of war, crafts, practical reason, and the protector of Athens. Athena and Poseidon competed for control of the city and its surrounding land, Attica. When it came down to it, the citizens preferred Athena's olive tree over Poseidon's saltwater spring, crowning her the victor and earning Athens its name. An iconic title drenched in antiquity, baby Athens will undoubtedly bear this name with pride.

Athens Name Popularity Data

U.S. Births

Overall:Athens is currently #10387 in U.S. births
Boy:Athens is currently #13856 in U.S. births
Girl:Athens is currently #23398 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
+ 2438
from 2020
In comparison to the previous year's data
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