Name Meanings & Origins


Get information about the name Atom, including its hidden origins and meanings. Sol helps you discover the secret roots and significance of any name!.

The name ATOM may have Popular Culture origins.

In the case of film director Atom Egoyan (1960-), it is taken from atom bomb (from Greek atomos meaning "uncut, unhewn; indivisible", derived from Greek α, a negative prefix, combined with tomos "a cutting", from temnein "to cut"), given to him by his Armenian-Egyptian parents to mark the completion of Egypt's first nuclear reactor.

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