Greek Submitted Names

Greek names are used in the country of Greece and other Greek-speaking communities throughout the world. See also about Greek names.
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AARONAS m Lithuanian (Rare), Greek (Rare)
Modern Greek variant and Lithuanian form of Aaron.
ADAMANTINI f Greek
Feminine diminutive of Adamantios. This was the name of a Thracian saint, also known as Adamantia, who was martyred in 305 in the Diocletianic Persecution.
ADAMANTIOS m Greek
Original Greek form of Adamantius.
ADAMOS m Greek
Transferred use of the surname Adamos.
ADEODATOS m Greek
Greek form of Adeodatus.
ADOLFOS m Greek (Rare)
Greek form of Adolf, mainly used to render the name of foreigners in Greek.
ADRIANOS m Greek
Greek form of Adrian.
AFRIKANOS m Greek
Modern Greek spelling of Aphrikanos, which is the ancient Greek form of Africanus.
AFRODITE f Italian, Greek, Dutch
Italian and Dutch form of Aphrodite and Modern Greek variant transcription of Afroditi.
AGANETHA f Greek
Variant of Agnes.
AGATHEMERIS f Greek
Derived from Greek ἀγαθὴ (agathe) "good", and ἤμερη (emere), "good-tempered".
AGATHINOS m Greek
Derived from Greek ἀγαθὸς (agathos) meaning "good".
AGATHIOS m Greek
Derived from Greek αγαθος (agathos) meaning "good".
AGATHY f Greek (Cypriot, Rare), English (Rare)
Modern transcription of Agathe. (Cf. Agathi.)
AGGELIKI f Greek
Variant of Angeliki.
AIMILIA f Greek
Modern Greek form of Aemilia.
AITHRA f Greek Mythology, Greek (Rare)
Original Greek form of Aethra.
AKAKIA f Greek (Rare)
Greek form of Acacia or feminine form of Akakios.
AKIS m Greek, Greek Mythology
Greek form of Acis, or diminutive of names containing aki.
AKRIVI f Greek
Means "expensive" and "precise" in Greek. Akrive was the name of a 4th-century Eastern Orthodox martyr, one of 40 holy virgins who were martyred with the deacon Ammon (or Ammoun) in Thrace.
ALAITHEA f Greek
From the Greek word αλήθεια - alitheia ( ə - lee - th - ee - ə) meaning truth.
ALEXANDREUS m Greek
Alexandreus is a Greek name that has come to knowledge to mean "from Alexandria." In the Bible, this is the name of a resident of Alexandria in Egypt.
ALFREDOS m Greek (Rare)
Modern Greek form of Alfred.
ALKETAS m Ancient Greek, Greek
Possibly derived from Greek αλκη (alke) "defense, defensive strength, valour". This name was borne by several ancient Greek kings, generals, and soldiers, including a general of Alexander the Great.
ALKISTIS f Greek
Modern Greek form of Alcestis.
ALPHONSOS m Greek, Ancient Germanic (Hellenized)
Original Greek form of Alphonsus (see Alfonso).
ALVANOS m Greek
Modern Greek form of Albanos.
ALVERTOS m Greek
Modern Greek spelling of Albertos, which is an older Greek form of Albert.
ALVINOS m Greek
Modern Greek form of Albinos.
AMVROSIOS m Greek
Modern Greek form of Ambrosios.
ANDRIAN m Greek
Rare masculine form of Andriana, but most known as a Greek form of Adrian.
ANDRIANE f Greek
Greek feminine variant of Andreas.
ANDRIANI f Greek
Greek feminine form of Andreas.
ANDROMACHI f Greek
Modern Greek form of Andromache.
ANDROS m Greek (Cypriot, Rare), Greek Mythology
From an element ανδρος (andros), a genitive form of ανηρ (aner). In Greek mythology, he was the son of Anius and grandson of Apollo.
ANDROULA f Greek (Cypriot)
Diminutive of Androniki (the modern Greek feminine form of Andronikos) or possibly of Andriana.
ANESTI m Greek
It is a name that derives from the Greek word "ανάσταση" which means resurrection.
ANGELIKE f Greek, Dutch
Greek variant transcription of Angeliki and Dutch variant of Angelique.
ANNIKI f Greek
Variant of Annika.
ANNITA f Greek (Rare)
Either a diminutive of Anna or a Greek form of Anita.
ANTA f Greek
Greek form of Ada.
ANTHI f Greek
Modern transcription of Anthe.
ANTHOULA f Greek
Elaboration of Anthea.
ANTHY f Greek
Variant of Anthe.
ANTIGONI f Greek
Modern Greek form of Antigone.
ANYSIA f Greek
Said to mean "fulfillment, completion" in Greek, from άνύω (anuo) "to accomplish or complete". Saint Anysia was a Christian martyr.
AOURORA f Greek (Rare)
Greek form of Aurora.
APOSTOLIA f Greek
Feminine form of Apostolos.
ARENA f Greek
Means "holy one" in Greek.
ARETI f Greek
Modern Greek form of Arete.
AREÚSA f Greek
Perhaps from the Greek "aeromai"... [more]
ARGYRIOS m Greek
From the word silver.
ARGYRO f Greek, Greek (Cypriot)
Feminine form of Argyris.
ARHONTISSA f Greek (Rare)
Modern transcription of Archontissa, meaning "noblewoman" from Greek ἄρχων (archon) "leader".
ARIADNI f Greek
Modern form of Ariadne.
ARION m Ancient Greek, Greek, Greek Mythology, Popular Culture
In Greek mythology, Arion is the name of a divine immortal talking horse, who is the son of the gods Poseidon and Demeter. In real life, this name was borne by a Greek singer and poet of Methymna on Lesbos, skilled at the cithara and inventor of the dithyramb... [more]
ARISTODIMOS m Greek (Rare)
Modern Greek spelling of Aristodemos.
ARISTOFANIS m Greek
Modern Greek form of Aristophanes.
ARITI f Greek
Modern Greek form of Arete.
ARKADIA f Greek
Greek form of Arcadia.
ARMANDOS m Greek (Rare)
Greek form of Armand.
AROLDOS m Greek (Rare)
Greek form of Harold.
ARSINOE f Ancient Greek, Greek (Rare), Spanish (Rare), Spanish (Latin American), Italian (Rare)
Derived from Greek arsis "to rise, to lift" combined with Greek nous "mind, intellect". This name was borne by a princess from the Ptolemaic dynasty of ancient Egypt.
ARTHOUROS m Greek (Rare)
Greek form of Arthur.
ARTOUROS m Greek
Variant of Arthouros.
ASIMINA f Greek
Modern form of Ἀσημῖνα (Asemina), derived from Greek ἀσήμι (asemi) "silver".
ASKLIPIOS m Greek
Modern transcription of Asklepios.
ASPA f Greek
Short form of Aspasia.
ASTARTI f Greek (Rare)
Modern Greek form of Astarte.
ASTERIA f Greek, Greek Mythology, Italian
Feminine form of Greek Asterios and Italian Asterio. In Greek Mythology, the daughter of Titans Phoebe and Coeus bore this name. In Christian tradition, Saint Asteria and her sister Saint Grata were martyred at Bergamo, in Sicily... [more]
ASTERO f Greek
Means "the stars" in Greek. This was the name of the title character in a 1959 Greek film (played by Aliki Viougiouklaki), a remake of a 1929 movie (itself based on a film adaptation of Helen Hunt Jackson's 1884 novel 'Ramona').
ASTRYNAX m Greek
Greek son of the Roman Prince Hector, in Greek mythology.
ATALANTI f Greek (Rare)
Modern Greek form of Atalante.
ATHINODOROS m Greek
Modern Greek form of Athenodoros.
ATREAS m Greek (Rare)
Modern Greek form of Atreus.
AVGERIS m Greek
From the word augé (Avgi) meaning "dawn".
AVGOUSTINA f Greek (Rare)
Modern Greek form of Augustina.
AVGOUSTINOS m Greek
Modern Greek spelling of Augoustinos, which is the ancient Greek form of Augustinus.
AVGOUSTOS m Greek
Modern Greek form of Augoustos.
AVLOS m Greek
Modern Greek spelling of Aulos, which is the ancient Greek form of Aulus.
AVRAAM m Greek, Romanian
Modern Greek and Romanian form of Abraham.
AVRILIA f Greek
Modern Greek form of Aurelia.
AVRILIANOS m Greek
Modern Greek spelling of Aurelianos, which is the ancient Greek form of Aurelianus.
AVRILIOS m Greek
Modern Greek form of Aurelios.
AVYI f Greek (Cypriot, Rare)
Variant transcription of Avgi.
BARNABUS m Greek, Literature
Barnabus means "son of consolation". Barnabus is an alternate spelling of Barnabas (Greek, Aramaic): Greek variation of an Aramaic name.This is the name of Barnabus Blenkinsop, a character in the "Harry Potter" series written by J.K. Rowling.
BELISARIUS m Greek (Latinized), History
From Greek Βελισάριος (Belisarios), probably of Illyric origin. This was the name of a famed Byzantine general and war hero who served the emperor Justinian. He was possibly of Slavic ancestry which has led to speculation that the name derives from Slavonic Beli-tzar "white prince" (the -sarius element being interpreted as coming from the old Slavic word tsesar or tsesari, which was derived from Caesar, thus giving Belisarius a "princely" connotation), but this etymology has since been discounted as somewhat dubious.
BENEDIKTOS m Greek
Greek form of Benedictus (see Benedict). A bearer of this name was Benediktos Adamantiades (1875-1962), a Greek ophthalmologist after whom a disease was named.
BIKTOR m Late Roman (Hellenized), Georgian (Rare), Greek (Rare)
Late Greek form of Victor, as well as the original Georgian form of Victor. Biktor is considered an old and rare name in both Georgia and Greece. In Georgia, this is because Viktor has become the dominant form there, probably due to the influence that Russia has had on the country... [more]
BOUVALI f Greek
From Greek βούβαλις (vouvalis) meaning "antelope".
CALIA f Greek (Cypriot, Rare)
Variant transcription of Kalia.
CALISTRATO m Greek
"He who commands a great army"... [more]
CALLIRRHOE f Ancient Greek, Greek, Greek Mythology
Means "beautiful flow", from the Ancient Greek kalos (καλός) "good, beautiful" and rheos (ῥέος) "anything flowing, stream". In Greek mythology she was a naiad, the daughter of Titans Oceanus and Tethys.
CARPO m Greek
One of Jupiter's satellites/moons
CHAIDO f Late Greek, Greek
Greek name of medieval origin, from Greek χάιδι, χάδι meaning "song" or "pamper". Saint Chaido was one of the Forty Holy Virgin Martyrs who are celebrated on September 1, along with Saint Ammoun the Deacon... [more]
CHARIKLEIA f Greek, Ancient Greek
Means "famous for her grace" from Ancient Greek χάρις (charis) "grace, kindness" and κλέος (kleos) "glory". This is the feminine equivalent of Charikles.... [more]
CHARIKLIA f Greek
Modern Greek transcription of Charikleia.
CHARITINI f Greek
Modern Greek form of Charitine.
CHIONI f Greek
Modern Greek form of Chione.
CHIONIA f Late Greek, Greek (Rare), Italian (Archaic)
Variant form of Chione. This was the name of a virgin martyr and saint who lived during the reign of the Roman emperor Diocletian. She was burned to death in Thessalonica (which is nowadays Thessaloniki in Greece) in 304 AD, together with her (also virgin) sisters Agape and Irene... [more]
CHLOI f Greek, Greek (Cypriot)
Modern Greek form of Chloe.
CHRISSA f Greek
Variant of Chryssa.
CHRISTODOULOS m Greek
Means "servant of Christ", From Greek Χριστό (Christos) "Christ" and δουλος (doulos) "servant, slave".... [more]
CHRISTOFILY f Greek (Rare)
Variant transcription of Christophile.
CHRISTOPHILE f Greek
Feminine form of Christophilos (as well as the French feminine and masculine form of Christophilus).
CHRISTOPHILOS m Late Greek, Greek (Rare, Archaic)
Means "friend of Christ", derived from the name of Christ combined with the Greek element φιλος (philos) meaning "friend, lover".
CHRYSANTHIA f English (Rare), Greek (Cypriot, Rare)
Late 19th-century coinage based on the flower name Chrysanthemum.
CHRYSOTHEA f Greek
From Greek χρυσός (chrysos) "golden" combined with θεός (theos) "god".
CHRYSOVALANTIS m Greek
Masculine form of Chrysovalantou. A known bearer of this name is the Greek soccer player Chrysovalantis Kozoronis (b. 1992).
CHRYSOVALANTOU f Greek (Rare)
From the epithet of Irene Chrysovalantou, a 9th-century Greek Orthodox saint who is considered a patron of conception and fertility. It means "of Chrysobalanton", from the name of the ancient monastery in Constantinople where she was abbess (allegedly from the name of a region of the Byzantine empire which derives from Greek χρυσος (chrysos) "golden" and βαλαντιο (balantio) "coin").
CIPRIÀ m Catalan (Rare), Greek (Latinized)
Catalan form of Cyprianus (see Cyprian).
CIPRIANA f Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Romanian, Greek (Rare)
Italian, Romanian, Portuguese and Spanish feminine form of Cyprianus (compare Cypriana).
COSMIA f English (Rare), Spanish (Rare), Italian (Rare), Greek (Latinized, Rare), Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Κοσμια (Kosmia), a derivative of κοσμος (kosmos) "order, the world, the universe, ornament, adornment". Cf. Cosmas.
COSTA m Greek
Variant of Kosta.
COSTAS m Greek
Variant transcription of Kostas, also found in Cyprus.
DANILOS m Greek
Variant of Daniel.
DANOS m Greek (Rare)
Diminutive of Daniel.
DELPHA f English, Greek
Means "dolphin" in Greek.
DEMETRIS m Greek
Variant of Demetrios.
DEMIS m Greek
Short form of names like Themistoklis, Artemios...
DIMITRIUS m Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Dimitrios, which is the modern Greek form of Demetrios (see Demetrius).
DIONYSIS m Greek
Variant of Dionysios.
DOMÉNIKOS m Greek
Greek form of Dominic.
DOMINIKI f Greek
Greek form of Dominica.
DOMNA f Late Roman, Georgian (Rare), Greek
Feminine form of Domnus. Known bearers of this name include Julia Domna, the wife of Roman Emperor Septimius Severus (3rd century AD), and Domna Samiou (1928-2012), a prominent Greek researcher and performer of Greek folk music.
EDEM f Greek
Used as a Greek variant of Eden in the New English Translation of the Septuagint. Genesis 4:16.
EDOUARDOS m Greek
Greek form of Edward.
EFKLIDIS m Greek
Modern Greek form of Euclid.
EFPRAXIA f Greek
Variant of Eupraxia.
EFROSINI f Greek
Modern Greek form of Euphrosyne.
EFSEVIA f Greek
Modern Greek form of Eusebia.
EFSEVIOS m Greek
Modern Greek form of Eusebios (see Eusebius).
EFSTRATIOS m Greek
Modern Greek spelling of Eustratios. A known bearer of this name is the Greek chess Grandmaster Efstratios Grivas (b. 1966).
EFTALIA f Greek (Modern)
Means "mermaid" in Greek.
EFTERPI f Greek
Modern Greek form of Euterpe.
EFTHANASIA f Greek
Modern Greek form of Euthanasia.
EFTHIMIS m Greek
Shortening of Efthimios.
EFTHYMIS m Greek
Variant of Efthimios.
EFTIHIA f Greek
Variant transcription of Eftychia.
EKAVI f Greek
Modern Greek form of Hekabe.
EKTOR m Greek, Russian (Rare), Bulgarian (Rare), Brazilian
Modern Greek and Bulgarian form of Hector. It is also Russian variant transcription of Yektor.
EKTORAS m Greek (Rare)
Modern Greek variant of Hector.
ELENIE f Greek
Variant transcription of Eleni.
ELIANNA f English, Greek
Variant of Eliana.
ELIKI f Greek (Rare)
Modern Greek form of Helike (see Helice).
ELIKONIDA f Greek (Rare), Russian (Rare)
Russian and modern Greek form of Helikonis.
ELISAVETH f Greek
Variant transcription of Elisavet.
ELPIDIA f Greek, Spanish, Italian, Polish
Feminine form of Elpidius.
ELPIDICE f Ancient Greek, Greek
From Greek ελπις (elpís) "hope" and δικη (dike) "justice".
EMMANOUELA f Greek
Feminine form of Emmanouil.
EMMANOUELLA f Greek
Female form of Emmanouil.
EMMANUELA f Greek (Modern, Rare), Italian (Rare)
Feminine form of Emmanuel as well as an Italian variant of Emanuela.
ENTA f Greek (Rare)
Possible variant of Anta.
EPAINETOS m Greek
Greek variant of Epaenetus.
EPAMEINONDAS m Ancient Greek, Greek
Derived in part from Greek επι (epi) "on, upon, towards" and ἀμείνων (ameinôn) "better". This was the name of a 4th-century BC Theban statesman and general.
EPAMINONDAS m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek
Latinized form and modern Greek transcription of Epameinondas. This name was borne by a general and statesman of 4th-century BC Greece who transformed the ancient Greek city-state of Thebes, leading it out of Spartan subjugation into a preeminent position in Greek politics... [more]
EPISTEME f Greek
Means "knowledge" in Greek.
EPISTIMI f Greek
Modern Greek form of Episteme.
ERASMIA f Greek
The feminine form of ερασμιος, meaning "beloved"
ERIFILI f Greek
Modern Greek form of ERIPHYLE... [more]
ERMANOS m Greek (Rare)
Greek form of Herman.
ERMIONI f Greek (Rare)
Modern Greek form of Hermione.
EROTOKRITOS m Greek
Erotokritos is the name of the protagonist, and the title of a romance composed by Vikentios (Vitsentzos, "Vincenzo", Vincent) Kornaros in early 17th century Crete. Erotokritos is a classic example of Greek Renaissance literature and is considered to be one of the most important works of Cretan literature... [more]
ERRIKA f Greek, Finnish (Rare)
Feminine form of Errikos. In Finland, it is a short variant of Henriikka.
ERRIKOS m Greek
Greek form of Henry.
ERVERTOS m Greek
Greek form of Herbert.
ESTHIR f Greek
Modern Greek form of Esther.
ESTIR f Greek (Rare), Macedonian, Bulgarian
Bulgarian and Macedonian form and modern Greek variant of Esther.
EUPHIE f Greek
Diminutive of Euphemia.
EURYKLEIA f Greek (Modern, Archaic)
From the Greek Εὐρύκλεια which meant "wide glory" or "wide fame", derived from ευρυς (eurys) "wide" and κλεος(kleos) "glory" or "fame". She was the wet-nurse of Odysseus in The Odyssey and the first to recognize him when he returned to Ithaka after the Trojan war.
EVANTHIA f Greek, English (British)
Possibly a Latinized form of Euanthe. This was the name of a Christian martyr from Nicomedia in Bithynia (Asia Minor) and a Greek Orthodox saint from Skepsis at the Hellespont (also in Asia Minor).
EVANTHIS m Greek (Cypriot)
Modern Greek transcription of Euanthes.
EVFEMIA f Greek
Variant of Euphemia.
EVGENIOS m Greek
Modern form of Eugenios.
EVNIKI f Greek
Modern Greek form of Eunice.
EVRYTANIA f Greek
Feminization of Evrytos. Some others, though, insist, that it comes from the Greek word ev for "well" and the verb hre'o, for "flow" so that altogether the word Evrytania means the place where there is plenty of fresh and "well flown" water.
EVRYTOS m Greek (Rare, ?)
Modern Greek form of Eurytos.
EVTHALIA f Greek
Variant of Efthalia.
FAIDON m Greek
Modern transcription of Phaidon.
FANIS m Greek
Greek short form of Theofanis.
FANOURIA f Greek (Rare)
Feminine form of Fanourios, which is the modern Greek form of Phanourios.
FANOURIOS m Greek
Modern Greek spelling of Phanourios.
FANOURIS m Greek (Rare)
Variant form of Fanourios. A known bearer of this name is the Greek soccer player Fanouris Goundoulakis (b. 1983).
FAVIA f Greek
Modern Greek spelling of Phabia, which is the ancient Greek form of Fabia.
FAVIANA f Greek
Modern Greek spelling of Phabiana, which is the ancient Greek form of Fabiana.
FAVIANOS m Greek
Modern Greek spelling of Phabianos, which is the ancient Greek form of Fabianus.
FAVIOS m Greek
Modern Greek spelling of Phabios, which is the ancient Greek form of Fabius.
FAVRIKIOS m Greek
Modern Greek spelling of Phabrikios, which is the ancient Greek form of Fabricius.
FAVSTA f Greek, Russian, Ukrainian
Modern Greek spelling of Phausta, which is the ancient Greek form of Fausta.... [more]
FAVSTINA f Greek, Russian (Archaic)
Modern Greek spelling of Phaustina, which is the ancient Greek form of Faustina.... [more]
FAVSTINOS m Greek
Modern Greek spelling of Phaustinos, which is the ancient Greek form of Faustinus.
FAVSTOS m Greek
Modern Greek spelling of Phaustos, which is the ancient Greek form of Faustus.
FENARETI f Greek
Modern Greek form of Phaenarete.
FENIA f Greek
Greek diminutive of Foteini, which is a variant form of Fotini.
FEVRONIA f Greek, Russian (Rare)
Modern Greek form of Febronia and Russian variant transcription of Fevroniya.
FILARETOS m Greek
Modern Greek form of Philaretos.
FILISKOS m Greek (Rare)
Modern Greek transliteration of Philiscus.
FILITSA f Greek
Diminutive of Garifallia.
FILIX m Greek
Modern Greek spelling of Phelix, which is the ancient Greek form of Felix.
FILOTHEI f Greek
Modern Greek feminine form of Philotheos.
FISTOS m Greek
Modern Greek spelling of Phestos, which is the ancient Greek form of Festus.
FIVI f Various, Greek (Modern, Rare)
Modern Greek form of Phoebe.
FIVOS m Greek
Modern Greek form of Phoebos.
FLORENTIOS m Greek
Modern Greek spelling of Phlorentios, which is the late Greek form of Florentius.
FLOROS m Greek
Modern Greek spelling of Phloros, which is the ancient Greek form of Florus.
FOIVOS m Greek
Modern Greek form of Phoibos.
FOKAS m Greek
Greek form of Phocas.
FOTINA f Albanian (Rare, Archaic), Italian, Russian (Archaic), Greek (Rare)
Albanian, Italian and Russian form of Photine via its latinized form Photina as well as an obsolescent Greek variant of Photine.
FOTINE f Greek
Variant transcription of Photine.
FOTOULA f Greek
Diminutive of Fotini. This was used in the film 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' (2002), where it belonged to the central character (Fotoula "Toula").
FOURIOS m Greek
Modern Greek spelling of Phourios, which is the ancient Greek form of Furius.
FRAGKISKOS m Greek
Greek form of Franciscus (see Francis).
FRANTZESKOS m Greek
Variant form of Fragkiskos.
FREIDERIKI f Greek
Modern Greek form of Phreiderike.
FRINI f Greek
Modern Greek form of Phryne.
FRONTINOS m Greek
Modern Greek spelling of Phrontinos, which is the late Greek form of Frontinus.
FRONTON m Bulgarian, Croatian, French, Greek, Polish, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Croatian, French, Greek, Polish, Russian and Ukrainian form of Fronto.
FRYNI f Greek
Modern Greek form of Phryne.
GARIFALLIA f Greek
From Latin garofulum, from Greek καρυόφυλλον (karyophyllon) "carnation".... [more]
GARYPHALIA f Greek
Greek feminine name derived from καρυόφυλλον (karyophyllon) meaning "carnation".
GAVRIELA f Greek, Hebrew
Hebrew feminine form of Gabriel. It is rarely used as Greek female form of Gavriil.
GAVRIELLA f Jewish, Greek, Hebrew
Feminine form of Gavriel.
GAVRIELLE f Hebrew, Greek (Rare)
Feminine form of Gavriel.
GELASIO m Greek, Spanish, Italian
this name means "happy" or "cheerful". a form of Gelasius, as in St. Gelasius I, pope from 492-496/... [more]
GERION m Greek (Latinized)
Latinisation of Geryon.