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What does Semiramis mean?

Semiramis Pronunciation of Semiramis [semi-ramis] as a girls' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Semiramis is "highest heaven". Semiramis was an Assyrian queen who, according to myth, built Babylon and turned into a dove when she died. Her legend became the source of inspiration for both Voltaire and Rossini.

Associated with: heaven, queen.


Semiramis has 1 variant: Semira.

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Middle name pairings:
Semiramis Maryann (S.M.), ..

How popular is Semiramis?

Semiramis is an unusual first name for women. Semiramis is an uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Semiramis has yet to be ranked in the list so far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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Similar Names

Recommended names are Damiris, Demaris, Samira, Samirah, Sefira, Semara, Shemira and Veradis. These names tend to be more commonly used than Semiramis.

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