And if the name Atticus was used before HarperLee's novel? It is said that Atticus is a Latin name so it should be some record of it.
"You sought a flower and found a fruit. You sought a spring and found a sea. You sought a woman and found a soul. You are disappointed." "It does not become me to make myself smaller than I am." (Edith Södergran 1891-1923)