Athol - boys name

Athol name popularity, meaning and origin

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Athol name meaning:

The name Athol is a boy's name of Scottish origin, with a meaning that conveys a deep connection to geographical and historical roots. It is derived from the Gaelic "Ath Fhodla," where "ath" means "new" and "Fhodla" is an ancient name for Ireland. However, its primary association is with a region in Scotland, specifically the district of Atholl in the Scottish Highlands, which lends the name a distinctly noble and natural feel.

Athol captures the essence of heritage and natural beauty, suggesting a strong connection to the land, tradition, and possibly nobility. This name might appeal to parents seeking a unique name that carries a sense of strength, history, and a touch of the mystical lands of Scotland. It evokes images of rugged landscapes, ancient castles, and the rich tales of Scottish lore, making it a meaningful choice for a boy connected to these cultural roots or for parents enchanted by the beauty and history of Scotland.

Origin: Scottish

From a surname based on the Scottish place name Atholl, used occasionally as a first name since the late 19th century.

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