Gender Feminine
Scripts Σεμίραμις(Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

Probably from a Greek form of the name Shammuramat. According to ancient Greek and Armenian sources, Semiramis (Շամիրամ (Shamiram) in Armenian) was an Assyrian queen who conquered much of Asia. Though the tales are legendary, she might be loosely based on the real Assyrian queen.

Related Names

User SubmissionsSémiramis, Semíramis


Entry updated December 7, 2022