Artemis

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Iceland Icelandic

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Origin and Meaning

Ancient Greek (probably pre-Greek) name of uncertain meaning. Theories include:

1) Greek word meaning 'whole, healthy' [1]

2) Greek αρτεμης (artemes) = 'safe'

3) Greek αρταμος (artamos) = 'a butcher'

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See also Arto

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Artemisarson Iceland

Female

Artemisardóttir Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Artemis
Genitive: Artemis'
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Artemis
Genitive: Artemiksen
Partitive: Artemista
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Artemis
Accusative: Artemis
Dative: Artemis
Genitive: Artemisar
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Artemis
Genitive: Artemis'
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Artemis
Genitive: Artemis' / Artemis

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Greek Mythology

  • Artemis is the name of the Greek goddess of the hunt, equivalent to the Latin goddess Diana [3] [4]

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[5]
84 154 79 142 5 12
Denmark Denmark[6]
24
n.a.
22
n.a.
2
n.a.
Norway Norway[7]
23
n.a.
23
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[8]
n.a.
40
n.a.
40 0 0
Iceland Iceland[9]
2 2
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[10]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Artemis.


References

  1. Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  2. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  3. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  4. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  5. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  9. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  10. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/