Baby name poll: Artemis

posted 10 months ago in Babies
  • poll: Thoughts on the name?
    I like it : (57 votes)
    25 %
    Okay : (42 votes)
    19 %
    I dislike it : (126 votes)
    56 %
  • Post # 46
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    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: April 2016

    marmar88 :  It sounds very masculine, I would have assumed a male name. People would probably shorten it to Art or Artie… not a fan of any of those names. 

     

    Post # 47
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    2807 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: July 2011

    It sounding masculine could well have been the point. She was a virgin hunter goddess. The opposite to what a good Attic (most of our evidence is from Athens so won’t generalise about Hellenic women of the time) woman should be. BrideK2Wings :  

    Post # 48
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    9447 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: August 2012

    I don’t mind a unisex sounding name but I personally greatly dislike Arty as a nickname, and you know that would happen.

    Post # 49
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    522 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2018

    Artemus Gordon from The Wild Wild West TV show! He was amazing. Yeah, I LIKE that name for a boy or a girl. It’s elegant.

    Post # 50
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    1546 posts
    Bumble bee

    I knew an artemis (woman) in college. Didn’t think her name was weird.

    Post # 51
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    584 posts
    Busy bee

     

    megm1099 :  Oh god, haha. Girl or Boy? Does he/she have a middle name?! 

    Post # 52
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    1754 posts
    Buzzing bee

    I’m Greek and have met several women with this name. I think it works since you’re Greek. 

    Post # 53
    Member
    696 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2016 - Montego Bay, Jamaica

    my best friend LOVED this name for a girl but ultimately decided against it because she hated the nickname “Arty” and thought she might end up being called things like “Farty Arty” etc… 

    Post # 54
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    1718 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2019

    ArcadiaRose :  It’s a girl and her middle name is Raelynn XD

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