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


Arttu is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Arttu?

Arttu is a short form of the name Artturi, which is a Finnish form of the name Artur. There is no clear origin of the name Artur. It could be derived from the Roman surname Artorius or from Latin Arcturus or Greek Arktouros (Ἀρκτοῦρος). Arttu could also be of Celtic or Nordic origin (originally Arnthor (Arnþórr)).

What does the name Arttu mean?

Arttu means “bear” (from Proto-Celtic “*artos”). Arttu is as well a combination of “eagle” (from Old Norse “ari/ǫrn”) and “Thor” (the God of Thunder). Besides, Arttu means “guardian of the bear” (from ancient Greek “árktos/ᾰ̓́ρκτος” = bear + “oûros/οὖρος” = guardian).

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Popularity of the name Arttu

The name Arttu is ranked #10250 overall.

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