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What does Artemus mean?

Artemus Pronunciation of Artemus [arte-mus] as a name for boys has its root in Greek, and the meaning of the name Artemus is "follower of the goddess Artemis". Artemus is an alternate form of Artemas (Greek) with the suffix -us.

Associated with: greek, follower (servant).


Artemus has 4 variants: Artemis, Artimas, Artimis and Artimus.

Artemus has 1 more different relation via Artemas: Artemio.

Creative forms:
(male) Altemus, Antemus, ..

(female) Artemia, Artenis, ..

Middle name pairings:
Artemus Jahir (A.J.), ..

How popular is Artemus?

Artemus is an uncommon given name for males. Artemus is also a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only popular variation form of Artemus (outside Top 2000) is Artemio. Adoption of this form of Artemus was common in 2001 (#1763). Below is a charted analysis of the ranking of the boy name Artemus and affiliated names. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Artemio in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Artemus and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Aegeus, Aigeus, Alexus, Alfeus, Altus, Antaeus, Anteus, Aramis, Arcelius, Ares, Argus, Aries, Arius, Arkelaus, Arles, Arsemio (see Arsenio), Arsenius, Arte, Arthur, Artur, Artus, Atticus, Bemus, Erasmus, Mateus, Proteus and Remus. These names tend to be more frequently used than Artemus.

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