Russian variation of Artemis

Artyom Origin and Meaning

The name Artyom is a boy's name .

Ukrainian Artem (ar-TEM) and Russian Artyom/Artiom (which can also be transcribed as Artem, though still pronounced ar-TYOM in Russian) are ultimately derived from the name of the Greek goddess Artemis: goddess of the moon and hunting. The meaning of her name is unknown, though it may be related to the Greek for "safe" or for "butcher".

Artyom in Pop Culture

  • Artyom is the name of the protagonist in the best selling 2007 Dmitry Glukhovsky novel "Metro 2033".