What does Artemus mean?
Artemus /arte-mus/ [3 sylls.] as a name for boys. Artemus' root is Greek, and the meaning of the name Artemus is "follower of the goddess Artemis". Artemus is an alternate form of Artemas (Greek). Compare surname Altimus.
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)
Popular variation forms of Artemus (outside Top 1000) are Artie and Art. Adoption of these boy names reached its apex during 1890-1899 (usage of 0.4055%) and is now much lower, with the versions Art and Artie becoming less trendy. Below is a charted analysis of the usage of the boy name Artemus and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)