Artemis - boys name

Artemis name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 65%

Artemis name meaning:

The name Artemis is of Greek origin and holds significant meaning in Greek mythology. Artemis was the Greek goddess of the hunt, the wilderness, and the moon. She was known for her independence, strength, and fierce nature. The name itself is derived from the Greek word "artemês" which means 'safe' or 'sound'.

In Greek mythology, Artemis was often depicted as a strong and powerful young woman, known for her skill in archery and her love for nature and animals. She was associated with the moon, often called the "Lady of the Wild Things," protecting the natural world and its creatures. The name Artemis, therefore, symbolizes strength, independence, and a connection to nature.

Choosing the name Artemis for a girl today may reflect the desire to honor the qualities of independence, strength, and a love for the natural world. It can be seen as a powerful and unique name choice that carries a sense of strength and resilience, encouraging the individual to embrace their own independence and passion for nature.

Origin: Greek

Goddess of the moon.


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Related names

Artemis , Artimas, Artimis, Artimus

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Overall UK ranking: 1688 out of 4789

14 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Artemis

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