Name Artemis Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Artemis


Artemis is a ♀ girl’s name and a ♂ boy’s name. Artemis thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

What is the origin of the name Artemis?

Artemis is a name for girls and in some countries also for boys. Artemis was the Greek goddess of the moon and hunting. She is the daughter of Zeus and Leto and the twin sister of Apollo. She is identified with the Roman goddess Diana.

What does the name Artemis mean?

The exact etymological origin of the name Artemis is unknown. Artemis could have the meanings “safe” or “unharmed” (from ancient Greek “artemḗs/ἀρτεμής”) or “butcher” (from ancient Greek “ártamos/ἄρταμος”), but as well “bear” (from ancient Greek “árktos/ᾰ̓́ρκτος”).

Pronunciation of Artemis

Variants of the name Artemis


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Popularity of the name Artemis

The name Artemis is ranked #3098 overall.

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