First recorded as a given name of Latvians in the end of 19th century. From Russian. Cognate to English Anatolius.
- A transliteration of the Russian male given name Анато́лий (Anatólij).
- (uncommon) A male given name of Latvian speakers.
- Klāvs Siliņš: Latviesu personvārdu vārdnīca. Riga "Zinātne" 1990, →ISBN
-  Population Register of Latvia: Anatolijs was the only given name of 9607 persons in Latvia on May 21st 2010, including Russian speakers.