Meaning:secure and immovable
Atlanta is a girl's name of Greek origin that means "secure and immovable." A variant of the Ancient Greek name Atalanta, Atlanta is closely linked to the goddess of running. More than a calling for a lengthy athletic career, Atalanta is known for her unwavering value of personal freedom. Reluctant to marry, Atalanta determined that only the suitor who could beat her in a footrace would be worthy of her hand. While Hippomenes would eventually succeed in winning her affection and her race—thanks to the assistance of Aphrodite—an unfortunate misstep forever transformed Atalanta and her beau into lions unable to mate. Atlanta's striking translations would appear to celebrate the best of this myth, empowering baby to feel confident in their convictions and pride in their abilities.
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