Artemis

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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Artemis

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Artemis
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  1. 1the virgin goddess of the hunt and the moon in Greek mythology; one of the Olympian deities, daughter of Zeus and Leto and twin sister of Apollo; identified with the Roman Diana.
    synonyms: Cynthia, Diana.
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  1. (Greek mythology) the virgin goddess of the hunt and the Moon; daughter of Leto and twin sister of Apollo; identified with Roman Diana
Wiktionary

From Ancient Greek Ἄρτεμις (Ártemis).

  1. (Greek mythology) The Greek goddess of the hunt, wild animals, and wilderness; the daughter of Leto and Zeus; the sister of Apollo. (Compare Diana.)
  2. (rare) A female given name. The male variation is Artemios.

Notable Persons Named Artemis

She was most prominent from 2004 to present. Artemis was born on August 2nd, 1977 in Iran.

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Artemis of Bana-Mighdall is a comics character.

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Artemis Fowl II is a fictional character.

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Artemis was born on April 7th, 1967.

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Artemis was born on November 18th, 1983 in United States.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Artemis

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Tita Kovač Artemis is a chemist and writer. Tita was born on September 18th, 1930 in Novo Mesto, Slovenia.

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How popular is the baby name Artemis in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1915 9 9 0
1917 8 8 0
1918 12 12 0
1919 9 9 0
1920 9 9 0
1921 10 10 0
1922 5 5 0
1923 8 8 0
1924 17 17 0
1925 7 7 0
1926 11 11 0
1927 10 10 0
1928 10 10 0
1929 10 10 0
1931 6 6 0
1934 6 6 0
1936 6 6 0
1942 6 6 0
1943 6 6 0
1952 5 5 0
1957 5 5 0
1960 5 5 0
1964 7 7 0
1965 6 6 0
1966 5 5 0
1967 9 9 0
1968 12 12 0
1969 8 8 0
1970 5 5 0
1972 7 7 0
1975 7 7 0
1976 9 9 0
1977 5 5 0
1978 7 7 0
1979 5 5 0
1980 9 9 0
1981 8 8 0
1982 8 8 0
1983 8 8 0
1984 13 8 5
1985 9 9 0
1986 5 5 0
1987 6 6 0
1988 5 5 0
1989 11 5 6
1990 5 5 0
1991 5 5 0
1992 6 6 0
1993 7 7 0
1995 6 6 0
1996 9 9 0
1997 16 16 0
1998 6 6 0
1999 12 12 0
2000 11 6 5
2001 8 8 0
2002 7 7 0
2003 12 7 5
2004 13 13 0
2005 21 15 6
2006 13 13 0
2007 17 17 0
2008 21 11 10
2009 28 19 9
2010 31 21 10
2011 48 39 9
2012 54 48 6
2013 80 67 13
2014 94 69 25
2015 124 105 19
2016 179 151 28
2017 170 144 26

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Popularity of Artemis as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Artemis

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  • How Popular is the name Artemis? Artemis is the 8,709th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Artemis have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,357 babies born with the first name Artemis in the United States. That's more than enough people named Artemis to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Artemis? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Artemis first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Artemis is Thursday, April 5th, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Artemis born? The highest recorded use of the first name Artemis was in 2016 with a total of 151 babies.
  • Random Artemis Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Artemis is not a popular baby girl's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Artemis: Your name in reverse order is Simetra. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tmsaeri. How do you pronounce that?

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.