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Art meaning and name origin
Art \a-rt\ as a boy's name. Irish mythology: Art Oenfer ("Art the lonely") was a son of Conn Cetchathach ("Conn of the Hundred Battles"), who overcame dangers and difficulties to win his bride, Delbchaem. The name is also now used as a nickname of Arthur.
For more information, see also the related name Artemas.
Baby names that sound like Art are Ard, Arty, Arto, Arte, Arrt and Aart. Other similar baby names are Ari, Ara, Ary, Arn and Arv.
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Popularity of Art
Art is a somewhat popular first name for men (#710 out of 1220) and also a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#58705 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
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