Artemisia: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Artemisia

Artemisia

Pronunciation: ahr-teh-MEE-zhə (key)

Origin of the name Artemisia:

A borrowing of the name of the plant artemisia. The name is derived from Artemis, the name of the mythological goddess of the moon and hunting.

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Related Names:

Artemesia, Artemis, Artie, Mimi

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Artie, Mimi, Misa,

Meanings and history of the name Artemisia: | Edit

Feminine form of the Greek name Artemisios.

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Artemisia Gentileschi was an Italian painter in the Early Baroque period. She was a succesful female painter in a time when women were not really allowed to do so.

Artemisia I of Caria: tyrant of Halicarnassus in the 5th century BC who participated in the Battle of Salamis
Artemisia II of Caria: satrap of Caria in the 4th century BC who built the Mausoleum

Artemisia in song, story & screen: | Edit

Slightly different spelling "Artemesia" is the protagonist of the Piratica series by Tanith Lee.

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