The name Atticus is primarily a male name of Latin origin that means Of Attica.The first recognized Atticus is Titus Popmponius Atticus, an ancient Roman who died around 35/32 BC. Other non-fictional people named Atticus include Atticus of Constantinople, and a Platonic philosopher simply named Atticus. Musicians named Atticus include Atticus Ross and Atticus Mitchell. Atticus Finch, character in novel To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee is likely the most common reason for the use of the name Atticus in baby naming. Other characters include Atticus Aldridge from Downton Abbey, Atticus Lincoln from Grey's Anatomy, and Sir Atticus Moon, from Big Time Movie. There is a band named Atticus from Knoxville, Tennessee.