Meaning and Origin of: Artis

Girl name origins & meanings

  • Scottish : Bear

Girl name variations

Family name origins & meanings

  • 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.