Animals, Assyrian, Birds, Dove, Emotion/Feelings, Female, Love/Beloved, S names, Virtues/Attributes


Semiramis is the name of a legendary Assyrian queen who has been associated with the goddess Ishtar. Her name may be a Hellenized form of Shammuramat or Sammuramat which could possibly mean "loving doves" from Akkadian summatu (female dove) and ramu (to love). Origin: Assyrian Variants: Semiramide (Italian) Shammuramat (Assyrian) Sammuramat (Assyrian) Sammu-Ramat (Assyrian)