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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AARONASmLithuanian (Rare), Greek (Rare)
Modern Greek variant and Lithuanian form of Aaron.
ADAMANTINIfGreek
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.
ADAMANTIOSmGreek
Original Greek form of Adamantius.
ADAMOSmGreek
Transferred use of the surname Adamos.
ADEODATOSmGreek
Greek form of Adeodatus.
ADOLFOSmGreek (Rare)
Greek form of Adolf, mainly used to render the name of foreigners in Greek.
ADRIANOSmGreek
Greek form of Adrian.
AFRIKANOSmGreek
Modern Greek spelling of Aphrikanos, which is the ancient Greek form of Africanus.
AFRODITEfItalian, Greek, Dutch
Italian and Dutch form of Aphrodite and Modern Greek variant transcription of Afroditi.
AGANETHAfGreek
Variant of Agnes.
AGAPIfGreek, Armenian
Modern Greek and Armenian form of Agape.
AGATHEMERISfGreek
Derived from Greek ἀγαθὴ (agathe) "good", and ἤμερη (emere), "good-tempered".
AGATHIfGreek
Modern Greek form of Agatha.
AGATHINOSmGreek
Derived from Greek ἀγαθὸς (agathos) meaning "good".
AGATHIOSmGreek
Derived from Greek αγαθος (agathos) meaning "good".
AGATHYfGreek (Cypriot, Rare), English (Rare)
Modern transcription of Agathe. (Cf. Agathi.)
AGNIfGreek
Modern Greek form of Hagne.
AIMILIAfGreek
Modern Greek form of Aemilia.
AITHRAfGreek Mythology, Greek (Rare)
Original Greek form of Aethra.
AKAKIAfGreek (Rare)
Greek form of Acacia or feminine form of Akakios.
AKISmGreek, Greek Mythology
Greek form of Acis. It is rarely a diminutive of Ioakeim, Panagiotakis, Sakis or anything that sounds "aki".
AKRIVIfGreek
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.
ALAITHEAfGreek
From the Greek word αλήθεια - alitheia ( ə - lee - th - ee - ə) meaning truth.
ALEXANDREUSmGreek
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.
ALFREDOSmGreek (Rare)
Modern Greek form of Alfred.
ALKETASmAncient 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.
ALKISTISfGreek
Modern Greek form of Alcestis.
ALKMINIfGreek
Modern Greek form of Alkmene.
ALPHONSOSmGreek, Ancient Germanic (Hellenized)
Original Greek form of Alphonsus (see Alfonso).
ALVANOSmGreek
Modern Greek form of Albanos.
ALVERTOSmGreek
Modern Greek spelling of Albertos, which is an older Greek form of Albert.
ALVINOSmGreek
Modern Greek form of Albinos.
AMVROSIOSmGreek
Modern Greek form of Ambrosios.
ANDRIANmGreek
Rare masculine form of Andriana, but most known as a Greek form of Adrian.
ANDRIANEfGreek
Greek feminine variant of the given name Andreas.
ANDRIANIfGreek
Greek feminine form of the given name Andreas.
ANDROMACHIfGreek
Modern Greek form of Andromache.
ANDROSmGreek (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.
ANDROULAfGreek (Cypriot)
Diminutive of Androniki (the modern Greek feminine form of Andronikos) or possibly of Andriana.
ANESTImGreek
It is a name that derives from the Greek word "ανάσταση" which means resurrection.
ANGELIKEfGreek, Dutch
Greek variant transcription of Angeliki and Dutch variant of Angelique.
ANNIKIfGreek
Variant of Annika.
ANNITAfGreek (Rare)
Either a diminutive of Anna or a Greek form of Anita.
ANTAfGreek
Greek form of Ada.
ANTHIfGreek
Modern transcription of Anthe.
ANTHOULAfGreek
Elaboration of Anthea.
ANTHYfGreek
Variant of Anthe.
ANTIGONIfGreek
Modern Greek form of Antigone.
ANYSIAfGreek
Said to mean "fulfillment, completion" in Greek, from άνύω (anuo) "to accomplish or complete". Saint Anysia was a Christian martyr.
APOSTOLIAfGreek
Feminine form of Apostolos.
ARENAfGreek
Means "holy one" in Greek.
ARETIfGreek
Modern Greek form of Arete.
AREÚSAfGreek
Perhaps from the Greek "aeromai"... [more]
ARGYRIOSmGreek
From the word silver.
ARHONTISSAfGreek (Rare)
Modern transcription of Archontissa, meaning "noblewoman" from Greek ἄρχων (archon) "leader".
ARIADNIfGreek
Modern form of Ariadne.
ARIONmAncient 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]
ARISTODIMOSmGreek (Rare)
Modern Greek spelling of Aristodemos.
ARISTOFANISmGreek
Modern Greek form of Aristophanes.
ARITIfGreek
Modern Greek form of Arete.
ARKADIAfGreek
Greek form of Arcadia.
ARSINOEfAncient 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.
ASIMINAfGreek
Modern form of Ἀσημῖνα (Asemina), derived from Greek ἀσήμι (asemi) "silver".
ASKLIPIOSmGreek
Modern transcription of Asklepios.
ASPAfGreek
Short form of Aspasia.
ASTARTIfGreek (Rare)
Modern Greek form of Astarte.
ASTERIAfGreek, Greek Mythology, Italian
Feminine form of Greek Asterios and Italian Asterio. In Greek Mythology, the daughter of Titans Phoebe and Coeus bore this name.
ASTEROfGreek
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').
ATALANTIfGreek (Rare)
Modern Greek form of Atalanta.
ATHINODOROSmGreek
Modern Greek form of Athenodoros.
ATREASmGreek (Rare)
Modern Greek form of Atreus.
AVELmGreek
Modern Greek form of Abel.
AVGERISmGreek
From the word augé (Avgi) meaning "dawn".
AVGOUSTINAfGreek (Rare)
Modern Greek form of Augustina.
AVGOUSTINOSmGreek
Modern Greek spelling of Augoustinos, which is the ancient Greek form of Augustinus.
AVGOUSTOSmGreek
Modern Greek form of Augoustos.
AVLOSmGreek
Modern Greek spelling of Aulos, which is the ancient Greek form of Aulus.
AVRAAMmGreek, Romanian
Modern Greek and Romanian form of Abraham.
AVRILIAfGreek
Modern Greek form of Aurelia.
AVRILIANOSmGreek
Modern Greek spelling of Aurelianos, which is the ancient Greek form of Aurelianus.
AVRILIOSmGreek
Modern Greek form of Aurelios.
AVYIfGreek (Cypriot, Rare)
Variant transcription of Avgi.
BARNABUSmGreek, 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.
BELISARIUSmGreek (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.
BENEDIKTOSmGreek
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.
BIKTORmLate 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]
BOUVALIfGreek
From Greek βούβαλις (vouvalis) meaning "antelope".
CALISTRATOmGreek
"He who commands a great army"... [more]
CALLIRRHOEfAncient 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.
CARPOmGreek
One of Jupiter's satellites/moons
CHARIKLEIAfGreek, 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]
CHARIKLIAfGreek
Modern Greek transcription of Charikleia.
CHARITINIfGreek
Modern Greek form of Charitine.
CHIONIfGreek
Modern Greek form of Chione.
CHIONIAfLate 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]
CHLOIfGreek
Modern Greek form of Chloe.
CHRISSAfGreek
Variant of Chryssa.
CHRISTODOULOSmGreek
Means "servant of Christ". From the Greek Χριστό (Christos) 'Christ' and δουλος (doulos) 'servant/slave'.... [more]
CHRISTOFILYfGreek (Rare)
Variant transcription of Christophile.
CHRISTOPHILEfGreek
Feminine form of Christophilos (as well as the French feminine and masculine form of Christophilus).
CHRISTOPHILOSmLate Greek, Greek (Rare, Archaic)
Means "friend of Christ", derived from the name of Christ combined with the Greek element φιλος (philos) meaning "friend, lover".
CHRYSAfGreek (Rare)
Rare variant of Chryssa.
CHRYSANTHAfEnglish (Rare), Greek (Rare)
Variant of Chrysanta, reflecting the original Greek Chrysanthe.
CHRYSANTHIAfEnglish (Rare), Greek (Cypriot, Rare)
Late 19th-century coinage based on the flower name Chrysanthemum.
CHRYSOTHEAfGreek
From Greek χρυσός (chrysos) "golden" combined with θεός (theos) "god".
CHRYSOVALANTISmGreek
Masculine form of Chrysovalantou. A known bearer of this name is the Greek soccer player Chrysovalantis Kozoronis (b. 1992).
CHRYSOVALANTOUfGreek (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").
CIPRIÀmCatalan (Rare), Greek (Latinized)
Catalan form of Cyprianus (see Cyprian).
CIPRIANAfItalian, Portuguese, Spanish, Romanian, Greek (Rare)
Italian, Romanian, Portuguese and Spanish feminine form of Cyprianus (compare Cypriana).
COSMIAfEnglish (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.
COSTAmGreek
Variant of Kosta.
COSTASmGreek
Variant transcription of Kostas, also found in Cyprus.
DANILOSmGreek
Variant of Daniel.
DANOSmGreek (Rare)
Diminutive of Daniel.
DELPHAfEnglish, Greek
Means dolphin, possibly comes from the Greek city of Delphi, variant of Delphina.
DEMISmGreek
Short form of names like Themistoklis, Artemios...
DIMITRIUSmGreek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Dimitrios, which is the modern Greek form of Demetrios (see Demetrius).
DOMÉNIKOSmGreek
Greek form of Dominic.
DOMINIKIfGreek
Greek form of Dominica.
DOMNAfLate 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.
EDEMfGreek
Used as a Greek variant of Eden in the New English Translation of the Septuagint. Genesis 4:16.
EDOUARDOSmGreek
Greek form of Edward.
EFKLIDISmGreek
Modern Greek form of Euclid.
EFROSINIfGreek
Modern Greek form of Euphrosyne.
EFSEVIAfGreek
Modern Greek form of Eusebia.
EFSEVIOSmGreek
Modern form of Eusebios (see Eusebius).
EFSTRATIOSmGreek
Modern Greek spelling of Eustratios. A known bearer of this name is the Greek chess Grandmaster Efstratios Grivas (b. 1966).
EFTALIAfGreek (Modern)
Means "mermaid" in Greek.
EFTERPIfGreek
Modern Greek form of Euterpe.
EFTHANASIAfGreek
Modern Greek form of Euthanasia.
EFTHIMIAfGreek
Variant transcription of Efthymia.
EFTHIMIOSmGreek
Variant transcription of Efthymios.
EFTHIMISmGreek
Shortening of Efthimios.
EFTHYMIOSmGreek
Modern Greek form of Euthymios.
EFTIHIAfGreek
Variant transcription of Eftychia.
EKAVIfGreek
Modern Greek form of Hekabe.
EKTORmGreek, Russian (Rare), Bulgarian (Rare), Brazilian
Modern Greek and Bulgarian form of Hector. It is also Russian variant transcription of Yektor.
EKTORASmGreek (Rare)
Modern Greek variant of Hector.
ELENIEfGreek
Variant transcription of Eleni.
ELIKIfGreek (Rare)
Modern form of Helike (see Helice).
ELIKONIDAfGreek (Rare), Russian (Rare)
Russian and modern Greek form of Helikonis.
ELISAVETHfGreek
Variant transcription of Elisavet.
ELPIDICEfAncient Greek, Greek
From Greek ελπις (elpís) "hope" and δικη (dike) "justice".
EMMANOUELAfGreek
Feminine form of Emmanouil.
EMMANOUELLAfGreek
Female form of Emmanouil.
EMMANUELAfGreek (Modern, Rare), Italian (Rare)
Feminine form of Emmanuel as well as an Italian variant of Emanuela.
ENTAfGreek (Rare)
Possible variant of Anta.
EPAINETOSmGreek
Greek variant of Epaenetus.
EPAMINONDASmAncient Greek, Greek
From Greek ἐπῐ́ (epí) "on, upon, towards" and ἀμείνων (ameínon) "better".... [more]
EPISTEMEfGreek
Means "knowledge" in Greek.
EPISTIMIfGreek
Modern Greek form of Episteme.
ERASMIAfGreek
The feminine form of ερασμιος, meaning "beloved"
ERIFILIfGreek
Modern Greek form of ERIPHYLE... [more]
ERMIONIfGreek (Rare)
Modern Greek form of Hermione.
EROTOKRITOSmGreek
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]
ERRIKAfGreek, Finnish (Rare)
Feminine form of Errikos. In Finland, it is a short variant of Henriikka.
ERRIKOSmGreek
Greek form of Henry.
ERVERTOSmGreek
Greek form of Herbert.
ESTHIRfGreek
Modern Greek form of Esther.
ESTIRfGreek (Rare), Macedonian, Bulgarian
Bulgarian and Macedonian form of Esther and Greek variant of Esthir.
EUPHIEfGreek
Diminutive of Euphemia.
EURYKLEIAfGreek (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.
EVGENIOSmGreek
Modern form of Eugenios.
EVNIKIfGreek
Modern Greek form of Eunice.
EVRYTANIAfGreek
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.
EVRYTOSmGreek (Rare, ?)
Modern Greek form of Eurytos.
FAIDONmGreek
Modern transcription of Phaidon.
FANISmGreek
Greek short form of Theofanis.
FAVIAfGreek
Modern Greek spelling of Phabia, which is the ancient Greek form of Fabia.
FAVIANAfGreek
Modern Greek spelling of Phabiana, which is the ancient Greek form of Fabiana.
FAVIANOSmGreek
Modern Greek spelling of Phabianos, which is the ancient Greek form of Fabianus.
FAVIOSmGreek
Modern Greek spelling of Phabios, which is the ancient Greek form of Fabius.
FAVRIKIOSmGreek
Modern Greek spelling of Phabrikios, which is the ancient Greek form of Fabricius.
FAVSTAfGreek, Russian, Ukrainian
Modern Greek spelling of Phausta, which is the ancient Greek form of Fausta.... [more]
FAVSTINAfGreek, Russian (Archaic)
Modern Greek spelling of Phaustina, which is the ancient Greek form of Faustina.... [more]
FAVSTINOSmGreek
Modern Greek spelling of Phaustinos, which is the ancient Greek form of Faustinus.
FAVSTOSmGreek
Modern Greek spelling of Phaustos, which is the ancient Greek form of Faustus.
FENARETIfGreek
Modern Greek form of Phaenarete.
FENIAfGreek
Greek diminutive of Foteini, which is a variant form of Fotini.
FEVRONIAfGreek, Russian (Rare)
Modern Greek form of Febronia and Russian variant transcription of Fevroniya.
FILARETOSmGreek
Modern Greek form of Philaretos.
FILISKOSmGreek (Rare)
Modern Greek transliteration of Philiscus.
FILITSAfGreek
Diminutive of Garifallia.
FILIXmGreek
Modern Greek spelling of Phelix, which is the ancient Greek form of Felix.
FILOTHEIfGreek
Modern Greek feminine form of Philotheos.
FISTOSmGreek
Modern Greek spelling of Phestos, which is the ancient Greek form of Festus.
FIVIfVarious, Greek (Modern, Rare)
Modern Greek form of Phoebe.
FIVOSmGreek
Modern Greek form of Phoebos.
FLORENTIOSmGreek
Modern Greek spelling of Phlorentios, which is the late Greek form of Florentius.
FLOROSmGreek
Modern Greek spelling of Phloros, which is the ancient Greek form of Florus.
FOIVOSmGreek
Modern Greek form of Phoibos.
FOKASmGreek
Greek form of Phocas.
FONIfGreek
Modern Greek form of the element Phone (2).
FOTINAfAlbanian (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.
FOTINEfGreek
Variant transcription of Photine.
FOTOULAfGreek
Diminutive of Fotini. This was used in the film 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' (2002), where it belonged to the central character (Fotoula "Toula").
FOURIOSmGreek
Modern Greek spelling of Phourios, which is the ancient Greek form of Furius.
FRAGKISKOSmGreek
Greek form of Franciscus (see Francis).
FRANTZESKOSmGreek
Variant form of Fragkiskos.
FREIDERIKIfGreek
Modern Greek form of Phreiderike.
FRONTINOSmGreek
Modern Greek spelling of Phrontinos, which is the late Greek form of Frontinus.
FRONTONmBulgarian, Croatian, French, Greek, Polish, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Croatian, French, Greek, Polish, Russian and Ukrainian form of Fronto.
FRYNIfGreek
Modern Greek form of Phryne.
GALINIfGreek
Modern Greek form of Galene.
GARIFALLIAfGreek
From Latin garofulum, from Greek καρυόφυλλον (karyophyllon) "carnation".... [more]
GARYPHALIAfGreek
Greek feminine name derived from καρυόφυλλον (karyophyllon) meaning "carnation".
GAVRIELAfGreek, Hebrew
Hebrew feminine form of Gabriel. It is rarely used as Greek female form of Gavriil.
GAVRIELLAfJewish, Greek, Hebrew
Feminine form of Gavriel.
GELASIOmGreek, Spanish, Italian
this name means "happy" or "cheerful". a form of Gelasius, as in St. Gelasius I, pope from 492-496/... [more]
GERMANOSmGreek
Greek form of Germanus.
GERTROUDIfGreek
Modern Greek form of Gertrude.
GIAGKOSmGreek
Meaning unknown.