Semiramis \s(e)-mira-mis, sem(i)-ramis\ as a girl's name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Semiramis is "highest heaven". Semiramis was an Assyrian queen who, according to myth, built Babylon and turned into a dove when she died. Her legend became the source of inspiration for both Voltaire and Rossini.
Semiramis has 1 variant form: Semira.
Semiramis is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)