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Meaning and Origin of: Artis

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Scottish : Bear

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • English : regional name for someone from the French province of Artois, from Anglo-Norman French Arteis (from Latin Atrebates, the name of the local Gaulish tribe).
  • French : from Old French artis ‘woodworm’, Old Occitan arta ‘moth’, possibly applied as a nickname for someone suffering from a wasting disease, perhaps leprosy.