"gift from Artemis"

Artemesia Origin and Meaning

The name Artemesia is a girl's name meaning "gift from Artemis".

Derived from Artemis, the name of the Greek mythological goddess of the moon and hunting, Artemesia has a couple of notable associations, among them a fourth century Queen of Caria who was responsible for the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus, one of the Seven Wonders of the World..

Artemesia in Pop Culture

  • Spelling variation of Artemisia
  • Artemisia Is one of Lady Linette's cats in the "Finishing School" books
  • Artemisia "Art"character in the "Ash Princess" by Laura Sebastian