Late Greek Submitted Names

Late Greek names were used in the early Christian Byzantine Empire. They formed after Ancient Greek names.
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AGATHONICA f Late Greek (Latinized)
Latin variant of Agathonice, which is the latinized form of the Greek given name Agathonike.... [more]
AGATHONIKE f Late Greek
Means "good victory," composed of αγαθος (agathos) meaning "good" and νικη (nike) meaning "victory."
AMASIUS m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Ἀμασιος (Amasios), which is probably either a Greek variant form of Amasis or of Amasias. The former appears to be the more likely of the two, due to the historically close trade relations between Greece and Egypt... [more]
AMMIANUS m Late Roman, Late Greek (Latinized), History
From the late Roman cognomen Ammianus, which is of uncertain origin and meaning, but it is noteworthy that all of the bearers known to history are of Byzantine Greek descent. As such, the original form of the name must have been Ἀμμιανός (Ammianos), which thus means that Ammianus is a latinization of the original name.... [more]
AMPHILOCHIOS m Late Greek
Variant of Amphilochos. This was the name of an Illyrian martyr and saint from the 2nd century AD.
AMPHILOCHIUS m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Amphilochios. This name was borne by several saints and bishops.
ANTHIMOS m Late Greek
Derived from Greek ανθος (anthos) meaning "flower, blossom".
ANTHIMUS m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Anthimos. This name was borne by several patriarchs of Constantinople.
APOSTOLIA f Late Greek, Greek
Feminine form of Apostolos.
ARDALION m Late Greek, Georgian (Rare), Russian (Rare)
Several sources state that this given name is likely derived from Latin ardalio or ardelio meaning "busybody" (which thus connotates troublesomeness), but it is probably more likely that it is derived from ἀρδάλιον (ardalion), the Greek name for a certain water vessel or cup... [more]
ASTION m Late Greek, Georgian (Rare)
Means "small city" in Greek, derived from Greek ἄστυ (astu) or (asty) "city, town" combined with the Greek diminutive suffix -ιων (-ion). This name was borne by an obscure saint from the 3rd century AD, who was martyred at Halmyris together with saint Epictetus.
BLASIOS m Late Greek
This name can be a hellenized form of Blasius (see Blaise), but it can also be a genuine Greek name in its own right. In that case, it is derived from the Greek noun βλαστός (blastos) meaning "young shoot, bud, sprout", which itself is ultimately derived from the Greek verb βλαστέω (blasteo) meaning "to sprout"... [more]
CALOCAERUS m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Kalokairos. This name was borne by a Roman usurper from the 4th century AD.
CALOCERUS m Late Greek (Latinized), Late Roman
Variant spelling of Calocaerus, which is the latinized form of the Greek given name Kalokairos. Due to the similarities in appearance and pronunciation, this name is often confused with the name Calogerus (see Calogero).... [more]
CALONYMUS m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Kalonymos. A known bearer of this name was Calonymus of Alexandria, a Byzantine naval commander from the 6th century AD.
CARTERIUS m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Karterios. This name was borne by at least two saints, namely Carterius of Caesarea (4th century AD) and Carterius of Sebaste (4th century AD).
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]
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]
CHRISTODOROS m Late Greek
Means "gift of Christ", derived from the name of Christ combined with the Greek element δωρον (doron) meaning "gift."
CHRISTODORUS m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Christodoros. This name was borne by a Greek epic poet from the 6th century AD.
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".
CHRYSOLOGOS m Late Greek
Means "word of gold", derived from Greek χρυσος (chrysos) "gold" combined with Greek λόγος (logos) "(spoken) word, speech".
CHRYSOLOGUS m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Chrysologos. This name was borne by Peter Chrysologus, a saint from the 5th century AD.
CHRYSOSTOM m Late Greek (Anglicized), English
English form of Chrysostomos. Saint (John) Chrysostom, as the important Early Church Father is known in English, wrote a prayer familiar to most Anglicans.
CHRYSOSTOMOS m Late Greek
Means "mouth of gold", derived from Greek χρυσος (chrysos) "gold" combined with Greek στόμα (stoma) "mouth."
COINTUS m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Kointos, which is the hellenized form of the Latin name Quintus. In other words, this name is basically a latinization of a name that is already latinate in origin.... [more]
DAUIDOS m Late Greek
Late Greek form of Dauid (See David).
DIADUMENUS m Late Greek (Latinized), Late Roman
Latinized form of Greek διαδούμενος (diadoumenos) or (diadumenos), which apparently means "diadem-bearer" but is more likely to mean "diadem of strength". The word is derived from Greek διάδημα (diadema) "diadem, crown, ornamental headband" combined with Greek μενος (menos) "power, strength, spirit"... [more]
DIOGENIANOS m Late Roman (Hellenized), Late Greek
Hellenized form of Diogenianus. This was the name of a Greek grammarian from Heraclea, who lived in the 2nd century AD.
DIOKLETIANOS m Late Roman (Hellenized), Late Greek
Hellenized form of Diocletianus (see Diocletian).
DOSITHEOS m Late Greek
Means "giving to god", derived from Greek δοσις (dosis) "giving" and Greek θεος (theos) "god". In other words, this name is virtually the same as Theodosios (see Theodosius).
DOSITHEUS m Late Greek (Latinized), Late Roman
Latinized form of Dositheos. Bearers of this name include the Samaritan Dositheus (1st century AD) and the Greek-born Roman grammarian Dositheus Magister (4th century AD).
ELPIDEPHOROS m Late Greek
Means "bringing hope", derived from Greek ελπις (elpis) meaning "hope, expectation" combined with Greek φορεω (phoreo) meaning "to bring, to carry, to bear". For the latter element, also compare Greek φερω (phero), which has the same meaning... [more]
ELPIDEPHORUS m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Elpidephoros. This name was borne by Elpidephorus of Persia, a martyr and saint from the 4th century AD.
EPIGMENIUS m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Epeigmenios, which is derived from the Greek adjective ἠπειγμένως (epeigmenos) or επειγόμενος (epeigomenos) meaning "hurried, rushed"... [more]
EUANGELIOS m Late Greek
Derived from either the Greek noun εὐαγγελία (euangelia) meaning "good tidings" (see Evangelia) or from the Greek adjective εὐάγγελος (euangelos) meaning "bringing good news" (see Evangelos).... [more]
EUDAIMON m Greek Mythology, Late Greek
Derived from Greek ευ (eu) meaning "good, well" combined with Greek δαίμων (daimon) meaning "god, goddess, divine power, spirit". Also compare Greek εὐδαιμονία (eudaimonia) (derived from the same two roots), which is the name for the Greek concept of happiness... [more]
EUDOCIMUS m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Eudokimos. This name was borne by Eudocimus of Cappadocia, a saint from the 9th century AD.
EUDOKIMOS m Late Greek
Derived from Greek ευ (eu) meaning "good, well" combined with Greek δοκιμή (dokime) meaning "proof, test" or Greek δόκιμος (dokimos) meaning "tested, approved, acceptable"... [more]
EUDOXIOS m Late Greek
Masculine form of Eudoxia.
EUGRAPHIOS m Late Greek
Variant form of Eugraphos.
EUGRAPHIUS m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Eugraphios. This name was borne by a Latin grammarian and author who probably lived in the 6th century AD.
EUGRAPHOS m Late Greek
Basically means "well-drawn" or "well-written", derived from Greek ευ (eu) meaning "good, well" combined with the Greek noun γράφος (graphos) meaning "that which is drawn or written" (i.e. writing, drawing)... [more]
EUGRAPHUS m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Eugraphos. A known bearer of this name was Eugraphus of Alexandria, a Christian martyr from the 4th century AD.
EULAMPIA f Late Greek
Feminine form of Eulampios.... [more]
EULAMPIOS m Late Greek
Derived from Greek ευ (eu) meaning "good, well" combined with Greek λάμπω (lampo) meaning "to give light, to shine".
EULOGIOS m Late Greek
Derived from Greek ευ (eu) "good, well" combined with Greek λόγος (logos) "(spoken) word, speech". Also compare the Greek word εὐλογία (eulogia) meaning "praise"... [more]
EULOGIUS m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Eulogios. This name has been borne by several saints, such as saint Eulogius of Alexandria (7th century AD).
EUNICIAN m Late Greek (Anglicized)
Anglicized form of Eunikianos via its latinized form Eunicianus.... [more]
EUNIKIANOS m Late Greek
Late Greek extended form of Eunikos, which was made in the style of Roman cognomina.
EUNOEUS m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Eunoios. This name was borne by a 5th-century Greek sophist from Emesa (which is nowadays Homs in Syria), who was a tutor of the Cynic philosopher Sallustius of Emesa.
EUNOICUS m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Eunoikos. This name is best known for being the name of one of the forty martyrs of Sebaste (which is nowadays Sivas in Turkey), who all died in 320 AD.
EUNOIKOS m Late Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective εὐνοικός (eunoikos) meaning "well-disposed, kindly, favorable". Also compare the very similar-looking Greek adjective ἔνοικος (enoikos) meaning "inhabitant", which is derived from the Greek verb ἐνοικέω (enoikeo) meaning "to dwell in", itself ultimately derived from the Greek noun οἶκος (oikos) meaning "house".... [more]
EUNOIOS m Late Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective εὔνοιος (eunoios) meaning "good-minded", which is closely related to the Greek noun εὔνοια (eunoia) meaning "goodwill, favour". Both words are ultimately derived from Greek ευ (eu) meaning "good, well" combined with Greek νοῦς (nous) meaning "mind"... [more]
EUPHEMIANUS m Late Roman, Late Greek (Latinized)
Roman cognomen which was derived from the Greek personal name Euphemios via its latinized form Euphemius. This name was borne by a female saint from the 9th century AD, who used this name as a pseudonym, in order to disguise herself as a male.
EUSTOLIA f Late Greek, Spanish (Mexican)
Feminine form of Eustolios. This name was borne by a saint from the 7th century AD.
EUSTOLOS m Late Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective εὔστολος (eustolos), which is equivalent to the Greek adjective εὐσταλής (eustales) meaning "well-equipped". Also compare the Greek nouns στολή (stole) and στόλος (stolos), which both mean "equipment".... [more]
EUSTRATIOS m Late Greek
Means "good army", derived from Greek ευ (eu) meaning "good, well" combined with the Greek noun στρατός (stratos) meaning "army".
EUSTRATIUS m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Eustratios. This name was borne by several saints.
EVANGELICUS m Late Roman, Late Greek (Latinized)
Derived from the Latin adjective evangelicus meaning "evangelical". It is a latinization of the Greek adjective εὐαγγελικός (euangelikos), which originally meant "relating to good news" (see Euangelios) but came to mean "relating to the gospel" in the Christian era.... [more]
EVANGELIUS m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Euangelios. This name was borne by Evangelius of Alexandria (also known as Eucarius), a martyr and saint whose feast day is May 27.
GAIANOS m Late Roman (Hellenized), Late Greek
This name can be the hellenized form of Gaianus as well as an extended form of Gaios.
GALACTION m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Galaktion. This name was borne by a saint from the 3rd century AD, who was also known as Galation.
GALACTORIUS m Late Greek (Latinized)
Probably ultimately derived from Greek γάλακτος (galaktos) meaning "milk". This name was borne by Galactorius of Lescar, a French saint from the 6th century AD.
GALAKTION m Late Greek, Georgian, Russian
Derived from Greek γάλακτος (galaktos) meaning "milk" combined with the Greek diminutive suffix -ιων (-ion). In ancient Greek times, γαλάκτιον (galaktion) was the name of a type of bread that was made with milk... [more]
GERONTIOS m Late Greek
Original Greek form of Gerontius.
GLYCERIUS m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Glykerios (see Glykeria).
GLYKERIOS m Late Greek
Masculine form of Glykeria.
GREGORIA f Late Greek, Italian, Spanish
Feminine form of Gregorius (see Gregory).
HESYCHIOS m Late Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective ἡσύχιος (hesychios) meaning "still, quiet, at rest".
HESYCHIUS m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Hesychios. A notable bearer of this name was the Greek grammarian Hesychius of Alexandria, who is thought to have lived in the 5th or 6th century AD.
HIERODORA f Late Greek
Means "sacred gift", derived from the Greek adjective ἱερός (hieros) meaning "sacred" combined with the Greek noun δῶρον (doron) meaning "gift".
HIEROTHEOS m Late Greek
Means "sanctified by God", derived from the Greek adjective ἱερός (hieros) meaning "sacred" combined with the Greek noun θεός (theos) meaning "god".... [more]
HIEROTHEUS m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Hierotheos. This name was borne by two patriarches of Alexandria and one patriarch of Jerusalem, all of whom lived in the 19th century.
HIEROXENOS m Late Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective ἱερός (hieros) meaning "sacred" combined with the Greek adjective ξένος (xenos) meaning "foreign, strange".... [more]
HYPATIOS m Late Greek
Masculine form of Hypatia.
HYPATIUS m Late Greek (Latinized), Late Roman
Latinized form of Hypatios. Bearers of this name include Roman senator Flavius Hypatius (4th century AD) and saint Hypatius of Gangra (4th century AD).
IOANNIKIOS m Late Greek
This name is probably a blend of Ioannes (which is the hellenized form of the Hebrew name Yochanan) with the Greek word νικη (nike) meaning "victory". Since this is evidently a Christian name, where Ioannes refers to either John the Baptist or the apostle John, one could say that the meaning of this name is roughly "John is victorious".
IOULIANE f Late Greek
Late Greek variant of Iouliana.
IOUVENTIOS m Late Roman (Hellenized), Late Greek, Greek
Late Greek and modern Greek form of Iououentios, which is the ancient Greek form of Juventius.
JOANNICIUS m Late Greek (Latinized)
Variant spelling of Ioannicius, which is in turn a latinized form of Ioannikios. This name was borne by saint Joannicius the Great, a Byzantine Christian saint from the 9th century AD.
JOANNICUS m Late Greek
Latinized form of Ioannikos.
KALOGEROS m Late Greek
Original Greek form of Calogerus (see Calogero).
KALOKAIROS m Late Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective καλός (kalos) meaning "beautiful, lovely, fair" combined with the Greek noun καιρός (kairos), which literally means "due measure, proportion, fitness" as well as "time, season", but has a more figurative meaning of "the right or opportune moment", as in: being in the right place at the right time.
KALOKYROS m Late Greek
Means "beautiful authority", derived from the Greek adjective καλός (kalos) meaning "beautiful, lovely, fair" combined with the Greek noun κῦρος (kyros) meaning "supreme power, authority".... [more]
KALONYMOS m Late Greek, Jewish
Means "beautiful name", derived from the Greek adjective καλός (kalos) meaning "beautiful, lovely, fair" combined with the Greek noun ὄνυμα (onyma) meaning "name".... [more]
KALONYMUS m Late Greek (Latinized), Jewish, Judeo-Provençal (Archaic)
Errant latinization (or just a semi-latinization) of the Greek given name Kalonymos. The proper and full latinization of the name is Calonymus.
KARTERIOS m Late Greek
Derived from either the Greek noun καρτερία (karteria) meaning "perseverance, patient endurance" or the Greek adjective καρτερός (karteros) meaning "strong, staunch, steadfast".... [more]
KELSOS m Ancient Roman (Hellenized), Late Greek
Hellenized form of Celsus. This name was borne by a Greek philosopher from the 2nd century AD.
KOMNINOS m Late Greek
Originally from Komni, Thrace. Surname of Byzantine emperors, used today as a baptismal name.
KYPRIANOS m Late Greek, Greek
Hellenized form of Cyprianus (see Cyprian). A known bearer of this name was Kyprianos of Cyprus, who was head of the Cypriot Orthodox Church in the early 19th century.
KYRION m Late Greek
Derived from Greek κύριος (kyrios) meaning "(the) lord".
LEONTIA f Late Greek (Latinized), History
Feminine form of Leontius. This name was borne by the wife of Byzantine Emperor Phocas (7th century AD).
LEUCIUS m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Leukios. This name was borne by a martyr and saint from the 3rd century AD and by Leucius Charinus, the author of the so-called "Leucian Acts".
LEUKIOS m Late Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective λευκός (leukos) meaning "white" as well as "bright, clear, brilliant" (see Leukos), which is ultimately derived from the Greek noun λύκη (luke) or (lyke), which can mean "light" as well as "morning sunshine".
MAURIKIOS m Late Roman (Hellenized), Late Greek, History
Hellenized form of Mauritius via Mauricius.
MEGISTODOROS m Late Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective μέγιστος (megistos) meaning "biggest, largest, greatest" (see Megistos) combined with the Greek noun δῶρον (doron) meaning "gift".
MELASIPPOS m Late Greek
Means "black horse", derived from the Greek adjective μέλας (melas) meaning "black, dark" combined with the Greek noun ‘ιππος (hippos) meaning "horse". Also see the name Melanippos, which is etymologically related and has the same meaning.... [more]
MELASIPPUS m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Melasippos. Also compare this name with the names Melesippus and Meleusippus, as they tend to get confused with each other due to their striking similarities.... [more]
MELETIOS m Late Greek
Variant form of Meletos.
MELETIUS m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Meletios. A known bearer of this name was Meletius of Antioch, a Patriarch of Antioch from the 4th century AD.
MOSCHO f Late Greek (?), Greek (Rare)
Derived from Greek μόσχος (moschos), which meant "a young shoot, calf" and "musk". Moscho was one of the Forty Holy Virgin Martyrs who are celebrated on September 1. Bearer Moscho Tzavela (1760-1803) was a Greek-Souliote heroine of the years before the Greek War of Independence.
MOUSONIOS m Late Greek
Either derived from the Greek noun μούσωνες (mousones) meaning "master chef, the top of the cooks" or from Greek Μουσῶν (Mouson), the genitive plural of the Greek noun Μοῦσα (Mousa) meaning "Muse" as well as "music, song"... [more]
MUSONIUS m Late Greek (Latinized), Late Roman
Latinized form of Mousonios. A notable bearer of this name was the Roman Stoic philosopher Gaius Musonius Rufus (1st century AD).
MYROPHORA f Late Greek, Greek
Derived from Greek Μυροφόροι (Myrophóroi) meaning "Myrrhbearers", which in Eastern Orthodox Christianity is a term that refers to the women with myrrh who came to the tomb of Christ early in the morning, only to find it empty... [more]
NECTARIUS m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Nektarios. This was the name of several saints.
NEKTARIOS m Late Greek
Derived from Greek νέκταρ (néktar) meaning "nectar". Nectar was considered to be a favourite nourishment of the Greek gods. The word 'nectar' itself may ultimately be derived from Proto-Indo-European *nek "death" combined with *tar "overcoming", which means that 'nectar' would ultimately mean "overcoming death"... [more]
NERVAS m Ancient Roman (Hellenized), Late Greek, Greek
Late Greek and modern Greek form of Neroua, which is the ancient Greek form of Nerva.
NIKOPOLITIANOS m Late Roman (Hellenized), Late Greek
Derived from Latin Nicopolitanus meaning "Nicopolitan, Nicopolite", as in: a citizen of Nicopolis. Also compare the Greek word πολίτης (polites) meaning "citizen, freeman".... [more]
NYMPHIDIA f Late Greek, Literature
Feminine form of Nymphidios (see Nymphidius). A bearer of this name was the mother of Gaius Nymphidius Sabinus, a Prefect of the Roman Praetorian Guard from the 1st century AD. In literature, the poet Michael Drayton used the name for a fairy in his epic 'Nimphidia' (1627).
NYMPHIDIUS m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Νυμφιδιος (Nymphidios), the genitive form of Nymphe (see Nympha). It was borne by Gaius Nymphidius Sabinus, a 1st-century Roman officer who was murdered after declaring himself emperor.
ONASANDER m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Onasandros. This name was borne by a Greek philosopher from the 1st century AD.
ONASANDROS m Late Greek
The first element of this Greek name is uncertain to me; it may have been derived from Greek ὀνή (one) "help", but it could also have been derived from Greek ὄνησις (onesis) "benefit, luck, prosperity." Even ὄνος (onas) or (onos) "ass, donkey" is a possibility... [more]
OXYCHOLIOS m Late Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective ὀξύχολος (oxycholos) meaning "quick to anger, quick-tempered". It consists of the Greek adjective ὀξύς (oxys) meaning "sharp, keen, pointed" as well as "quick, swift" combined with the Greek noun χόλος (cholos) meaning "gall, bile" as well as "anger, wrath, bitterness"... [more]
OXYTHEUS m Late Greek (Latinized), Late Roman
Latinized form of the Greek name Ὀξύθεος (Oxytheos), which was derived from the Greek adjective ὀξύς (oxys) meaning "sharp, keen, pointed" as well as "quick, swift" combined with the Greek noun θεός (theos) meaning "god".... [more]
PAMMACHIUS m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of a Greek name that probably consisted of the Greek elements παν (pan) "all" and μαχη (mache) "battle", which effectively gives the name the meaning of "the one who fights all"... [more]
PANAGIOTES m Late Greek
Ancient Greek form of Panagiotis.
PANTAGATHOS m Late Greek
The first element of this name is derived from Greek πάντες (pantes) meaning "all", which is ultimately derived from Greek πᾶς (pas) meaning "all, for all, of all". The second element is derived from Greek αγαθος (agathos) meaning "good".
PANTAGATHUS m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Pantagathos. A known bearer of this name was Saint Pantagathus of Vienne (France), who lived in the 6th century AD.
PARASCEVAS m Greek (Rare), Late Greek (Latinized)
Alternate transcription of Greek Παρασκευας (see Paraskevas).
PASICRATES m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Late Greek
Latinized form of Pasikrates. This was the name of a Christian martyr from the 3rd century AD.
PEGASIAS m Late Greek
Extended form of Pegasos (see Pegasus). Also compare Pegasios.
PEGASIOS m Late Greek
Extended form of Pegasos (see Pegasus). Also compare Pegasias.
PEGASIUS m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Pegasios. This name was borne by an obscure martyr and saint from the 4th century AD, whose feastday is on November 2nd.
PHANOURIOS m Late Greek
This name is best known for being the name of saint Phanourios (also known as Phanurius), a pre-congegration saint who is primarily venerated in the Greek Orthodox Church. Since nearly all relevant details about the saint's life have been lost - such as where (and when!) he lived and died - we cannot be certain if he was an ethnic Greek or a foreigner who had become at least partially hellenized... [more]
PHILARETE f Late Greek, Greek
Feminine form of Philaretos.
PHILARETOS m Late Greek
Means "friend of virtue" or "virtuous friend", derived from Greek φιλος (philos) "friend" combined with Greek ἀρετὴ (arete) "virtue, excellence".
PHILOLOGOS m Late Greek
Derived from Greek φιλος (philos) "friend, lover" combined with Greek λόγος (logos) "(spoken) word, speech". Also compare the English word philology, which has the same etymological roots.
PHILOLOGUS m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Philologos. A bearer of this name was Philologus of Sinope, a saint from the 1st century AD.
PHILONELLA f Late Greek, Late Roman
Variant form of Philonilla, which is the name of a saint from the first century AD. The name Philonella is also used in reference to the saint (usually in sources that ultimately take their information from Latin texts rather than Greek texts), which has led people in at least the English-speaking world to use the two names interchangeably.
PHILONILLA f Late Greek, Late Roman
This name is best known for being the name of saint Philonilla (also found written as Philonella), who lived in the first century AD. She was born into a Jewish family in Tarsus (located in what is now Turkey), which at the time was part of the Roman Empire, but had belonged to the Greeks not that long ago and as such was still heavily influenced by the Greek language and culture... [more]
PHILOSOPHOS m Late Greek
Derived from Greek φιλόσοφος (philosophos) meaning "lover of wisdom", which consists of Greek φίλος (philos) meaning "friend, lover" combined with Greek σοφία (sophia) meaning "wisdom, cleverness"... [more]
PHILOSOPHUS m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Philosophos. This was the name of a 3rd-century martyr and saint from Alexandria.
PHRONTON m Late Greek
Derived from the Greek verb φροντίζω (phrontizo) meaning "to take care of, to attend to" as well as "to consider, to reflect, to take thought", which is ultimately derived from the Greek verb φρονέω (phroneo) meaning "to think" as well as "to be minded"... [more]
POEMEN m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Poimen. This name was borne by Poemen the Great, a saint from Egypt who lived in the 4th century AD. However, since the saint originated from Egypt, one should take into account the possibility that his name is the hellenized form of a Coptic name or word.
POEMENIA f Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Ποιμενία (Poimenia), which is the feminine form of Poimenios and perhaps also Poimen. Their latinized forms are Poemenius and Poemen respectively.... [more]
POIMEN m Late Greek
Derived from the Greek noun ποιμήν (poimen) meaning "herdsman, shepherd".
POPLIOS m Ancient Roman (Hellenized), Late Greek
Late Greek form of Publius. In other words, you could say that this name is a late Greek variant of Poublios.
PROTASIOS m Late Greek
Derived from the Greek verb προτάσσω (protasso) meaning "to place (before), to put at the forefront" as well as "to appoint before" and "to define beforehand". Also compare the related Greek noun πρότασις (protasis) meaning "(the) putting forward, that which is put forward"... [more]
PROTASIUS m Late Greek (Latinized), Dutch (Rare)
Latinized form of Protasios. This name was borne by a Christian martyr from the 2nd century AD.
REGOULOS m Ancient Roman (Hellenized), Late Greek
Hellenized form of Regulus. This name was borne by a legendary Greek saint from the 4th century AD.
RHETORIOS m Late Greek
Derived from Greek ῥήτωρ (rhetor) meaning "orator, public speaker".
RHETORIUS m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Rhetorios. A bearer of this name was the classical astrologer Rhetorius of Egypt, who lived in the 6th and early 7th century AD.
RHODOPE f Greek Mythology, Late Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective ῥοδωπός (rhodopos) meaning "rosy-faced, rosy", which consists of the Greek noun ῥόδον (rhodon) meaning "rose" combined with the Greek noun ὤψ (ops) meaning "eye, face, countenance".... [more]
RIGAS m Late Greek
Rex > Rix > Rigas: "king".
SATORNINOS m Ancient Roman (Hellenized), Late Greek
Late Greek variant of Satourninos, which is the ancient Greek form of Saturninus.
SAUROMATES m Late Greek, Late Roman, History
Derived from the Roman cognomen Sauromates, itself derived from Greek Σαυρομάτης (Sauromates) meaning "a Sarmatian". The Sarmatians were an Iranian people that spoke Sarmatian, a Scythian language... [more]
SERVIOS m Ancient Roman (Hellenized), Late Greek, Greek
Late Greek and modern Greek form of Serouios, which is the ancient Greek form of Servius.
SEVERA f Ancient Roman, Late Greek, Italian, Russian (Rare), Spanish, Portuguese
Feminine form of Severus. This name was borne by Aquilia Severa, the second and fourth wife of the Roman emperor Elagabalus (3rd century AD).
SEVERIANOS m Ancient Roman (Hellenized), Late Greek
Late Greek form of Seouerianos, which is the ancient Greek form of Severianus.
SEVERINOS m Ancient Roman (Hellenized), Late Greek, Greek
Late Greek and modern Greek form of Seouerinos, which is the ancient Greek form of Severinus.
SEVEROS m Ancient Roman (Hellenized), Late Greek
Late Greek form of Seoueros, which is the ancient Greek form of Severus. This name was borne by the 6th-century Greek saint Severos the Great of Antioch.
SMARAGDOS m Late Greek
Derived from the Greek noun σμάραγδος (smaragdos) meaning "emerald". This was the name of a 3th-century martyr and saint, who is better known under the latinized form of his name, namely Smaragdus.
SMARAGDUS m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Smaragdos. This name was borne by at least two saints. One was a companion of saint Cyriacus (died c. 303 AD), who was buried together with him near the Via Ostiensis. The other was one of the forty martyrs of Sebaste (which is nowadays Sivas in Turkey), who died in 320 AD.
SOTER m Theology, Polish, History, Croatian, Late Greek (Anglicized)
Derived from the Greek word "σωτήρ" (sōtēr), meaning a "saviour" or "deliverer". This was the name of pope Soter. It is also used as cognate and Anglicized form of Modern Greek name Sotiris.
STACHYS m Late Greek
Derived from Greek σταχυς (stachys) meaning "a head of grain, an ear of corn". This name was borne by Stachys the Apostle, the second bishop of Byzantium (1st century AD).
STAURAKIOS m Late Greek, History
The first element of this name is derived from the Greek noun σταυρός (stauros), which originally meant "upright pale, upright stake" but nowadays has the meaning of "cross". Also see Stavros... [more]
STYLIANE f Greek, German (Rare), Late Greek, Danish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
German and Scandinavian (excluding Swedish) feminine form of Stylianos, as well as the Greek variant transcription of Styliani.
SYAGRIUS m Late Greek (Latinized), Late Roman
Derived from Greek σύαγρος (syagros), which referred to a kind of palm-tree. This name was borne by a saint as well as a few Roman consuls.
SYNCLETICA f Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek feminine given name Συγκλητική (Synkletike), which is derived from the Greek adjective συγκλητικός (synkletikos) - also found spelled as sugkletikos - meaning "of senatorial rank".... [more]
SYNKLETIKE f Late Greek
Original Greek form of Syncletica.
TATIANA f Late Greek, Greek, Georgian
Derived from Attic Greek τάττω (tatto) meaning "to place in order, to arrange, to form". This name is not to be confused with the Latin name Tatiana.
TATIANE f Late Greek, Greek (Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian)
In Greece, this name can be a variant form of the Greek name Tatiana as well as the Latin name Tatiana. In Brazil, Tatiane is usually a variant form of the Latin name Tatiana.
THALELAEUS m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Thalelaios. This was the name of two saints; one lived in the 3rd century AD, the other lived in the 5th century AD.
THALELAIOS m Late Greek
The first element of this name is derived from Greek θαλλω (thallo) meaning "to blossom" (also see Thalia). The second element probably derives from Greek λαος (laos) meaning "the people", although Greek λαιός (laios) "left, on the left side" and Greek λεῖος (leios) "smooth" are also possibilities.
THEAGENES m Ancient Greek, Late Greek
Variant of Theogenes, used after the first century AD.
THEMISTIOS m Late Greek
Derived from Greek θεμιστος (themistos) meaning "of the law, of customs".
THEMISTIUS m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Themistios. This name was borne by a Greek philosopher and rhetorician from the 4th century AD.
THEOCTISTUS m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Theoktistos. A known bearer of this name was Saint Theoctistus, a 5th-century Byzantine monk from Palestine who was a companion of Saint Euthymius the Great.
THEODOULA f Late Greek, Greek
Late Greek and modern Greek form of Theodoule.
THEODOULIA f Late Greek
Variant form of Theodoula.
THEODULA f Ancient Greek (Latinized), Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Theodoule and its Late Greek form Theodoula.... [more]
THEOGNOSTOS m Late Greek
The first element of this name is derived from Greek θεος (theos) meaning "god". The second element is derived from Greek γνωστός (gnostos) "known, familiar" or from Greek γνῶσις (gnosis) "knowledge, inquiry, investigation"... [more]
THEOGNOSTUS m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Theognostos. A known bearer of this name was Theognostus of Alexandria, an Alexandrian theologian from the 3rd century AD.
THEOKTISTE f Late Greek
Feminine form of Theoktistos.... [more]
THEOKTISTOS m Late Greek
Means "creation of God", derived from Greek θεος (theos) "god" combined with Greek κτίσμα (ktisma) "creation, edifice, foundation". The latter element is ultimately derived from the Greek verb κτίζω (ktizo) meaning "to people, to build, to create".
THEOLEPTOS m Late Greek
The first element of this name is derived from Greek θεος (theos) meaning "god". The second element is derived from the Greek verb λαμβάνω (lambano), which can mean "to take" as well as "to receive"... [more]
THEOLEPTUS m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Theoleptos. This name was borne by two Ecumenical Patriarchs of Constantinople.
THEOPEMPTOS m Late Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective θεόπεμπτος (theopemptos) meaning "sent by God", which consists of the Greek noun θεός (theos) meaning "god" combined with the Greek adjective πεμπτός (pemptos) meaning "sent"... [more]
THEOPEMPTUS m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Theopemptos. A notable bearer of this name is Theopemptus of Nicomedia, a saint from the early 4th century AD.
THEOTEKNOS m Late Greek
From the Greek θεός (theos) "god" and τέκνο (tekno) "child". The name of an early 4th century Christian martyr who was a military commander under either Emperor Maximian or Galerius.
TROPHIMA f Late Greek, Late Roman
Feminine form of Trophimos (Late Greek) and Trophimus (Late Roman).... [more]
TROPHIMOS m Late Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective τρόφιμος (trophimos) meaning "nourishing, nutritious", which is ultimately derived from the Greek noun τροφή (trophe) meaning "nourishment, food".
TROPHIMUS m Late Greek (Latinized), Biblical
Latinized form of Trophimos. This name was borne by several saints as well as by Trophimus the Ephesian, a biblical character from the New Testament who was a companion of Paul the Apostle.
VALENTINIANOS m Ancient Roman (Hellenized), Late Greek, Greek
Late Greek and modern Greek form of Oualentinianos, which is the ancient Greek form of Valentinianus.
VALENTINOS m Ancient Roman (Hellenized), Late Greek, Greek, Greek (Cypriot)
Late Greek and modern Greek form of Oualentinos, which is the ancient Greek form of Valentinus.
VALERIANOS m Ancient Roman (Hellenized), Late Greek, Greek
Late Greek and modern Greek form of Oualerianos, which is the ancient Greek form of Valerianus.
VALERIOS m Ancient Roman (Hellenized), Late Greek, Greek
Late Greek and modern Greek form of Oualerios, which is the ancient Greek form of Valerius.
VASILISKOS m Greek, Late Greek
Modern Greek form of Basiliscus (see Basiliskos).
ZOSIMAS m Late Greek
Variant of Zosimos (see Zosimus). A known bearer of this name was saint Zosimas of Palestine, who lived in the 6th century AD.