The name Artemisia is a girl's name of Greek origin. Artemisia and is often added to lists like Unique Baby Names: Unusual and Rare and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quick Question Thread?!".
From the experts:
You might think Artemisia is the feminine form of the name, but in fact the original Artemis is feminine too, the name of the Greek mythological goddess of the moon. Artemisia Gentileschi was an esteemed Italian Baroque painter, unusual in an era when not many women were acknowledged. Artemisia is also a genus of plants which include sagebrush and tarragon.