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Gender: Male Meaning of Artemas: "gift of Artemis, goddess of the hunt" Origin of Artemas: Greek

The name Artemas is a boy's name of Greek origin meaning "gift of Artemis, goddess of the hunt". Artemas and is often added to lists like Bible Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quick Question Thread?!".

From the experts:

This name has a nice mythological, historical, Three Musketeers-ish ring.

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Famous People Named Artemas

Artemas, bishop of Lystra mentioned in Titus
Artemas Ward, Continental army general and U.S. Congressman
Artemas Ward, Jr., U.S. Congressman from Massachusetts
Artemas Hale, U.S. Congressman from Massachusetts

Pop Culture References for the name Artemas

Artemis, Aerimus, Artemus

Artemas's International Variations

Artemio (Spanish)


EvelinRose Says:


Artemis: Goddess of the hunt who hated men.
Wonderful spelling to use on a boy~

SimoneKadele Says:


For those who think Artemis sounds like a boy's name. Also, it has cute nickname possibilities.

Zoey_Artemisia Says:


I don't like this masculine version. Artemisios is way better.

Honoria Says:


While I love this name, for a boy I'd be more inclined to go for the Artemis spelling because most people would see Artemas and think: "Why did the parents misspell Artemis?" - So might as well go with the original.