Given Name ARTEMIS

GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Αρτεμις (Greek)
PRONOUNCED: AR-TE-MEES (Classical Greek), AHR-tə-mis (English)   [details]

Meaning & History

Meaning unknown, possibly related either to Greek αρτεμης (artemes) "safe" or αρταμος (artamos) "a butcher". Artemis was the Greek goddess of the moon and hunting, the twin of Apollo and the daughter of Zeus and Leto. She was known as Diana to the Romans.

Categories

archers, children of Zeus, DC Comics characters, goddesses, hunters, Its Always Sunny in Philadelphia characters, literature, lunar deities, moon, mythology, Olympians, Sailor Moon characters
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Artemisia (Ancient Greek)