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Meaning name Arthur

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Arthur

Meaning name Arthur
Celtic Arthurian legend name of a famous King of Britain. The name is of obscure etymology, possibly composed of Welsh art/arth "bear" and Brittonic gur "man," hence "bear-man." The earliest mention of him is in Welsh texts, where he is never called "king," but rather dux bellorum, meaning "war leader." Medieval Welsh texts call him ameraudur "emperor" which could also mean "war leader." In early Welsh works the word art was used as a figurative synonym for "warrior." 
Arta - Albanian name, possibly from the Greek city name, meaning "golden."
Artea - Basque name meaning "evergreen."
Artemis - Greek name derived from the word artémes (αρτέμης), meaning "safe and sound." In mythology, this is the name of a daughter of Zeus and Leto and twin sister to Apollo. 
Artemisia - Feminine form of Latin Artemisius, meaning "safe and sound."
Artemos - Spartan form of Greek Artemis ("safe and sound"), but derived from the word artemos, meaning "cutter" or "cook."
Artizar - Unisex name meaning"morning star; Venus."
Artzouig - Armenian name meaning "eaglet."
Art -   English short form of Celtic Arthur, possibly meaning "bear-man."
Artachsharta - Variant spelling of Persian Artachshatra, meaning "great warrior" or "lion-king."
Artachshashta - Hebrew form of Persian Artachshatra, meaning "great warrior" or "lion-king." In the bible, this is the name of the son and successor of Xerxes as emperor of Persia.

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