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This is a list of names in which the gender is feminine; and the usage is Greek.
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AFRODITI Αφροδίτη f Greek
Modern Greek form of APHRODITE.
AGAPI Αγάπη f Greek
Modern Greek form of AGAPE.
AGATHI Αγαθή f Greek
Modern Greek form of AGATHA.
AGLAIA Αγλαΐα f Greek Mythology, Greek
Means "splendour, beauty" in Greek. In Greek mythology she was one of the three Graces or Χάριτες (Charites). This name was also borne by a 4th-century saint from Rome.
AGNI (2) Αγνή f Greek
Modern Greek form of AGNES.
AIKATERINI Αικατερίνη f Greek
Alternate transcription of Greek Αικατερίνη (see EKATERINI).
ALEKA Αλέκα f Greek
Diminutive of ALEXANDRA.
ALEX Άλεξ m & f English, Dutch, German, French, Portuguese, Italian, Romanian, Greek, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, Hungarian, Czech, Russian
Short form of ALEXANDER, ALEXANDRA, and other names beginning with Alex.
ALEXANDRA Αλεξάνδρα f English, German, Dutch, French, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, Greek, Portuguese, Romanian, Czech, Slovak, Hungarian, Catalan, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Ukrainian, Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Feminine form of ALEXANDER. In Greek mythology this was a Mycenaean epithet of the goddess Hera, and an alternate name of Cassandra. It was borne by several early Christian saints, and also by the wife of Nicholas II, the last czar of Russia. She was from Germany and had the birth name Alix, but was renamed Александра (Aleksandra) upon joining the Russian Church.
ALEXIS Αλέξης m & f German, French, English, Greek, Ancient Greek
From the Greek name Ἄλεξις (Alexis) meaning "helper" or "defender", derived from Greek ἀλέξω (alexo) meaning "to defend, to help". This was the name of a 3rd-century BC Greek comic poet, and also of several saints. It is used somewhat interchangeably with the related name Ἀλέξιος or Alexius, borne by five Byzantine emperors. In the English-speaking world it is more commonly used as a feminine name.
ALIKI Αλίκη f Greek
Greek form of ALICE. It also corresponds with the Greek word άλικη meaning "scarlet".
ALKMINI Αλκμήνη f Greek
Modern Greek form of ALCMENE.
AMALIA Αμαλία f Spanish, Italian, Romanian, Greek, Swedish, Dutch, German, Ancient Germanic (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Germanic name Amala, a short form of names beginning with the element amal meaning "work".
ANASTASIA Αναστασία f Greek, Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian, English, Spanish, Italian, Georgian, Ancient Greek
Feminine form of ANASTASIUS. This was the name of a 4th-century Dalmatian saint who was martyred during the persecutions of the Roman emperor Diocletian. Due to her, the name has been common in Eastern Orthodox Christianity (in various spellings). As an English name it has been in use since the Middle Ages. A famous bearer was the youngest daughter of the last Russian tsar Nicholas II, who was rumoured to have escaped the execution of her family in 1918.
ANDRIANA Ανδριάνα f Greek, Bulgarian
Feminine form of ANDREAS (Greek) or ANDREY (Bulgarian).
ANGELIKI Αγγελική f Greek
Greek form of ANGELICA.
ANGELINA Αγγελίνα f Italian, English, Russian, German, Dutch, Spanish, Portuguese, Greek
Latinate diminutive of ANGELA. A famous bearer is American actress Angelina Jolie (1975-).
ANNA Άννα f English, Italian, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Estonian, Latvian, Greek, Hungarian, Polish, Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian, Czech, Slovak, Bulgarian, Icelandic, Faroese, Catalan, Occitan, Breton, Biblical, Old Church Slavic, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of Channah (see HANNAH) used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament. Many later Old Testament translations, including the English, use the Hannah spelling instead of Anna. The name appears briefly in the New Testament belonging to a prophetess who recognized Jesus as the Messiah. It was a popular name in the Byzantine Empire from an early date, and in the Middle Ages it became common among Western Christians due to veneration of Saint Anna (usually known as Saint Anne in English), the name traditionally assigned to the mother of the Virgin Mary.... [more]
ANTONIA Αντωνία f Italian, Spanish, English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, Romanian, Greek, Croatian, Bulgarian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Antonius (see ANTHONY).
ARETI Αρετή f Greek
Modern Greek form of ARETE.
ARGYRO Αργυρώ f Greek
Feminine form of ARGYROS.
ARTEMIS Άρτεμις f Greek Mythology, Greek
Meaning unknown, possibly related either to Greek ἀρτεμής (artemes) meaning "safe" or ἄρταμος (artamos) meaning "a butcher". Artemis was the Greek goddess of the moon and hunting, the twin of Apollo and the daughter of Zeus and Leto. She was known as Diana to the Romans.
ASPASIA Ασπασία f Ancient Greek, Greek
Derived from Greek ἀσπάσιος (aspasios) meaning "welcome, embrace". This was the name of the lover of Pericles (5th century BC).
ATHANASIA Αθανασία f Greek, Ancient Greek
Feminine form of Athanasios (see ATHANASIUS).
ATHINA Αθηνά f Greek
Modern Greek form of ATHENA.
AVRA Αύρα f Greek
Greek form of AURA.
CHARA Χαρά f Greek
Means "happiness, joy" in Greek.
CHARIKLEIA Χαρίκλεια f Greek, Ancient Greek
From Greek χάρις (charis) meaning "grace, kindness" and κλέος (kleos) meaning "glory". This is the name of the heroine of the 3rd-century novel Aethiopica by Heliodorus of Emesa, about the love between Chariclea and Theagenes.
CHARIKLIA Χαρίκλεια f Greek
Alternate transcription of CHARIKLEIA.
CHRISTINA Χριστίνα f English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, Greek
From Christiana, the Latin feminine form of CHRISTIAN. This was the name of an early, possibly legendary, saint who was tormented by her pagan father. It was also borne by a 17th-century Swedish queen and patron the arts who gave up her crown in order to become a Roman Catholic.
CHRYSA Χρύσα f Greek
Feminine form of CHRYSANTHOS.
CHRYSANTHI Χρυσάνθη f Greek
Modern Greek feminine form of CHRYSANTHOS.
CHRYSSA Χρύσα f Greek
Alternate transcription of Greek Χρύσα (see CHRYSA).
DAFNI Δάφνη f Greek
Modern Greek form of DAPHNE.
DANAI (1) Δανάη f Greek
Modern Greek transcription of DANAË.
DEMETRA Δήμητρα f Italian, Romanian, Greek
Italian and Romanian form of DEMETER (1), as well as an alternate transcription of Greek Δήμητρα (see DIMITRA).
DEMI Δήμη, Ντίμι, Ντίμη f Greek
Alternate transcription of Greek Δήμη or Ντίμι or Ντίμη (see DIMI).
DESPINA Δέσποινα f Greek
Modern Greek form of DESPOINA.
DESPOINA Δέσποινα f Greek Mythology, Greek
Means "mistress, lady" in Greek. In Greek mythology this was the name of the daughter of Demeter and Poseidon. She was worshipped in the Eleusinian Mysteries, which were secret rites practiced at Eleusis near Athens.
DIAMANTINA Διαμαντίνα f Greek
Variant of DIAMANTO.
DIAMANTO Διαμάντω f Greek
Derived from Greek διαμάντι (diamanti) meaning "diamond".
DIMI Δήμη, Ντίμι, Ντίμη f Greek
Short form of DIMITRA.
DIMITRA Δήμητρα f Greek
Modern Greek form of DEMETER (1).
DOMNA Δόμνα f Late Roman, Greek
Feminine form of DOMNUS. Saint Domna of Nicomedia was martyred during the persecutions of the early 4th century. However, in the case of Julia Domna, the Syrian wife of the Roman emperor Septimius Severus, it seems her name was actually of Semitic origin.
EFFIMIA Ευφημία f Greek
Modern Greek form of EUPHEMIA.
EFFROSYNI Ευφροσύνη f Greek
Modern Greek form of EUPHROSYNE.
EFTHALIA Ευθαλία f Greek
Modern Greek form of EUTHALIA.
EFTHIMIA Ευθυμία f Greek
Alternate transcription of Greek Ευθυμία (see EFTHYMIA).
EFTHYMIA Ευθυμία f Greek
Modern Greek form of EUTHYMIA.
EFTYCHIA Ευτυχία f Greek
Modern Greek form of EUTYCHIA. It means "happiness" in Modern Greek.
EIRINI Ειρήνη f Greek
Alternate transcription of Greek Ειρήνη (see IRINI).
EKATERINI Αικατερίνη f Greek
Modern Greek form of KATHERINE.
ELEFTHERIA Ελευθερία f Greek
Feminine form of ELEFTHERIOS.
ELENA Έλενα f Italian, Spanish, Romanian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Slovak, Lithuanian, Estonian, Russian, Greek, German, English, Medieval Slavic
Form of HELEN used in various languages, as well as an alternate transcription of Russian Елена (see YELENA).
ELENI Ελένη f Greek
Modern Greek form of HELEN.
ELEONORA Ελεονώρα f Italian, German, Swedish, Latvian, Dutch, Polish, Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian, Greek
Form of ELEANOR in several languages.
ELISAVET Ελισάβετ f Greek
Modern Greek form of ELIZABETH.
ELLI (1) Έλλη f Greek
Modern Greek form of HELLE (2).
ELPIDA Ελπίδα f Greek
Modern Greek form of ELPIS.
EVA Εύα f Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, English, Czech, Slovak, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Estonian, Danish, Icelandic, Faroese, Greek, Slovene, Bulgarian, Croatian, Russian, Georgian, Old Church Slavic, Biblical Latin
Form of EVE used in various languages. This form is used in the Latin translation of the New Testament, while Hava is used in the Latin Old Testament. The name appears in Harriet Beecher Stowe's novel Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852) belonging to the character Little Eva, whose real name is in fact Evangeline.... [more]
EVANGELIA Ευαγγελία f Greek
Feminine form of EVANGELOS.
EVDOKIA Ευδοκία f Greek
Modern Greek form of EUDOCIA.
EVELINA Εβελίνα f English, Italian, Swedish, Lithuanian, Greek
Latinate form of AVELINE. It was revived by the author Fanny Burney for the heroine of her first novel Evelina (1778). It is often regarded as a variant of the related name EVELYN or an elaboration of EVE.
EVGENIA Ευγενία f Greek, Russian, Bulgarian
Modern Greek form of EUGENIA. It is also an alternate transcription of Russian Евгения (see YEVGENIYA) or Bulgarian Евгения (see EVGENIYA).
EVI Εύη f Greek, Dutch, German
Modern Greek form of EVE, as well as a Dutch and German diminutive.
EVRIDIKI Ευρυδίκη f Greek
Modern Greek form of EURYDICE.
FEVRONIA Φεβρωνία f Greek
Greek form of FEBRONIA.
FILIPPA Φιλίππα f Greek, Swedish, Italian
Greek, Swedish and Italian feminine form of PHILIP.
FOTEINI Φωτεινή f Greek
Alternate transcription of Greek Φωτεινή (see FOTINI).
FOTINI Φωτεινή f Greek
Modern Greek form of PHOTINE.
GALINI Γαλήνη f Greek
Modern Greek feminine form of GALEN.
GEORGIA Γεωργία f English, Greek
Latinate feminine form of GEORGE. This is the name of an American state, which was named after the British king George II. A famous bearer was the American painter Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986).
GIANNA Γιάννα f Italian, Greek
Italian short form of GIOVANNA and a Modern Greek variant of IOANNA.
GLYKERIA Γλυκερία f Greek, Late Greek
From Greek γλυκερός (glykeros) meaning "sweet". This was the name of a 2nd-century saint from Heraclea.
HARIS (2) Χάρης, Χάρις m & f Greek
Modern Greek form of CHARES or CHARIS.
ILIANA Ηλιάνα f Greek, Bulgarian
Feminine form of ILIAS (Greek) or ILIYA (Bulgarian).
IOANNA Ιωάννα f Greek, Biblical Greek
Greek form of JOANNA.
IRIDA Ίριδα f Greek
Greek variant of IRIS, from the genitive form Ἴριδος (Iridos).
IRINI Ειρήνη f Greek
Modern Greek form of IRENE.
IRIS Ίρις f Greek Mythology, English, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, French, Spanish, Catalan, Italian, Greek
Means "rainbow" in Greek. Iris was the name of the Greek goddess of the rainbow, also serving as a messenger to the gods. This name can also be given in reference to the word (which derives from the same Greek source) for the iris flower or the coloured part of the eye.
IRO Ηρώ f Greek
Modern Greek form of HERO (1).
ISMINI Ισμήνη f Greek
Modern Greek form of ISMENE.
KAITI Καίτη f Greek
Alternate transcription of Greek Καίτη (see KETI (2)).
KALLIRROI Καλλιρρόη f Greek
Modern Greek transcription of Καλλιρρόη (see CALLIRRHOE).
KATERINA Κατερίνα f Macedonian, Russian, Bulgarian, Greek, Late Roman
Macedonian form of KATHERINE, a Russian short form of YEKATERINA, a Bulgarian short form of EKATERINA, and a Greek variant of AIKATERINE.
KATINA Κατίνα f Greek, Macedonian
Greek and Macedonian contracted form of KATERINA. This name had a spike in popularity in America in 1972 when it was used for a newborn baby on the soap opera Where the Heart Is.
KETI (2) Καίτη f Greek
Diminutive of EKATERINI.
KIKI Κική f English, German, Greek
Diminutive of names beginning with or containing the sound K.
KLEIO Κλειώ f Greek Mythology, Greek
Derived from Greek κλέος (kleos) meaning "glory". In Greek mythology she was the goddess of history and heroic poetry, one of the nine Muses. She was said to have introduced the alphabet to Greece.
KONSTANTINA Κωνσταντίνα f Greek
Greek feminine form of Constantinus (see CONSTANTINE).
KORALIA Κοραλία f Greek, Late Greek
Derived from Ancient Greek κοράλλιον (korallion) meaning "coral" (in Modern Greek κοράλλι). This was the name of an obscure 4th-century saint and martyr from Thrace.
KORINA Κορίνα f Greek
Modern Greek form of CORINNA.
KYRIAKE Κυριακή f Greek
Alternate transcription of Greek Κυριακή (see KYRIAKI).
KYRIAKI Κυριακή f Greek
Feminine form of KYRIAKOS.
KYVELI Κυβέλη f Greek
Modern Greek form of CYBELE.
LENA Λένα f Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Polish, Russian, English, Italian, Portuguese, Greek
Short form of names ending in lena, such as HELENA, MAGDALENA or YELENA.
LIA (1) Λεία f Italian, Portuguese, Georgian, Greek, Biblical Latin
Italian, Portuguese, Georgian and Greek form of LEAH.
LOUIZA Λουίζα f Greek
Greek feminine form of LOUIS.
MAGDALINI Μαγδαληνή f Greek
Modern Greek transcription of MAGDALENE.
MARGARITA Μαργαρίτα f Spanish, Russian, Bulgarian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Greek, Late Roman
Latinate form of MARGARET. This is also the Spanish word for the daisy flower (species Bellis perennis, Leucanthemum vulgare and others).
MARIA Μαρία f & m Italian, Portuguese, Catalan, Occitan, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Faroese, Dutch, Frisian, Greek, Polish, Romanian, English, Finnish, Estonian, Corsican, Sardinian, Basque, Russian, Bulgarian, Ukrainian, Biblical Greek, Biblical Latin, Old Church Slavic
Latin form of Greek Μαρία, from Hebrew מִרְיָם (see MARY). Maria is the usual form of the name in many European languages, as well as a secondary form in other languages such as English (where the common spelling is Mary). In some countries, for example Germany, Poland and Italy, Maria is occasionally used as a masculine middle name.... [more]
MARIANNA Μαριάννα f Italian, English, Hungarian, Slovak, Polish, Finnish, Russian, Greek
Combination of MARIA and ANNA. It has been confused with the Roman name MARIANA to the point that it is no longer easy to separate the two forms. It is sometimes also used as a Latinized form of MARIAMNE.
MARIETTA Μαριέττα f Italian, Greek, Hungarian, German, Polish
Diminutive of MARIA.
MARIKA Μαρίκα f Czech, Slovak, Polish, Hungarian, Greek, Finnish, Estonian, Swedish, Georgian, Italian
Diminutive of MARIA and other names beginning with Mari.
MARTHA Μάρθα f English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, German, Greek, Biblical, Old Church Slavic, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
From Aramaic מַרְתָּא (marta') meaning "the lady, the mistress", feminine form of מַר (mar) meaning "master". In the New Testament this is the name of the sister of Lazarus and Mary of Bethany (who is sometimes identified with Mary Magdalene). She was a witness to Jesus restoring her dead brother to life.... [more]
MELINA Μελίνα f English, Greek
Elaboration of Mel, either from names such as MELISSA or from Greek μέλι (meli) meaning "honey". A famous bearer was Greek-American actress Melina Mercouri (1920-1994), who was born Maria Amalia Mercouris.
MELPOMENI Μελπομένη f Greek
Modern Greek transcription of MELPOMENE.
MICHAELA Μιχαέλα f German, Swedish, English, Czech, Slovak, Greek
Feminine form of MICHAEL.
MYRTO Μυρτώ f Greek, Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
From Greek μύρτος (myrtos) meaning "myrtle". This was the name of a few characters from Greek mythology, including one of the Maenads.
NANA (1) Νάνα f Greek
Diminutive of IOANNA.
NATASA Νατάσα f Greek
Greek diminutive of ANASTASIA.
NEFELI Νεφέλη f Greek
Modern Greek transcription of NEPHELE.
NEKTARIA Νεκταρία f Greek
Feminine form of NEKTARIOS.
NIKI (1) Νίκη f Greek
Modern Greek form of NIKE.
NIKOL Νικόλ f Czech, Bulgarian, Greek
Czech, Bulgarian and Greek form of NICOLE.
NIKOLETA Νικολέτα f Greek, Bulgarian, Slovak
Greek, Bulgarian and Slovak form of NICOLETTE.
NIKOLETTA Νικολέττα f Hungarian, Greek
Hungarian and Greek form of NICOLETTA.
NOMIKI Νομική f Greek
Derived from Greek νομικός (nomikos) meaning "relating to the law".
OLGA Όλγα f Russian, Ukrainian, Polish, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, Estonian, Latvian, Hungarian, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian, Czech, Slovene, Serbian, Bulgarian, Greek
Russian form of HELGA. The Varangians brought it from Scandinavia to Russia. The 10th-century Saint Olga was the wife of Igor I, grand prince of Kievan Rus (a state based around the city of Kiev). Following his death she ruled as regent for her son for 18 years. After she was baptized in Constantinople she attempted to convert her subjects to Christianity.
OLYMPIA Ολυμπία f Greek, Slovak
Feminine form of OLYMPOS.
PANAGIOTA Παναγιώτα f Greek
Feminine form of PANAGIOTIS.
PARASKEVI Παρασκευή f Greek
Modern Greek transcription of PARASKEVE.
PARASKEVOULA Παρασκευούλα f Greek
Diminutive of PARASKEVI.
PAVLINA Παυλίνα f Bulgarian, Macedonian, Greek
Bulgarian, Macedonian and Greek form of PAULINA.
PELAGIA Πελαγία f Ancient Greek, Greek, Polish (Rare)
Feminine form of PELAGIUS. This was the name of a few early saints, including a young 4th-century martyr who threw herself from a rooftop in Antioch rather than lose her virginity.
PERSEFONI Περσεφόνη f Greek
Modern Greek transcription of PERSEPHONE.
PETROULA Πετρούλα f Greek
Greek feminine form of PETER.
PINELOPI Πηνελόπη f Greek
Modern Greek form of PENELOPE.
POLINA Πωλίνα f Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian, Greek
Either a Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian and Greek form of PAULINA or a short form of APOLLINARIYA.
POLYXENI Πολυξένη f Greek
Modern Greek form of POLYXENA.
SELINI Σελήνη f Greek
Modern Greek transcription of SELENE.
SMARAGDA Σμαράγδα f Greek
Feminine form of SMARAGDOS.
SOPHIA Σοφία f English, Greek, German, Ancient Greek
Means "wisdom" in Greek. This was the name of an early, probably mythical, saint who died of grief after her three daughters were martyred during the reign of the emperor Hadrian. Legends about her probably arose as a result of a medieval misunderstanding of the phrase Hagia Sophia "Holy Wisdom", which is the name of a large basilica in Constantinople.... [more]
SOTIRIA Σωτηρία f Greek
Feminine form of SOTIRIS.
SPYRIDOULA Σπυριδούλα f Greek
Feminine form of SPYRIDON.
STAMATIA Σταματία f Greek
Feminine form of STAMATIOS.
STAVROULA Σταυρούλα f Greek
Feminine form of STAVROS.
STEFANIA Στεφανία f Italian, Polish, Greek
Italian, Polish and Greek feminine form of STEPHEN.
STELLA (2) Στέλλα f Greek
Diminutive of STYLIANI, with the spelling influenced by that of STELLA (1).
STYLIANI Στυλιανή f Greek
Feminine form of STYLIANOS.
TASIA Τασία f Greek
Short form of ANASTASIA.
TASOULA Τασούλα f Greek
Greek diminutive of ANASTASIA.
TATIANA Τατιάνα f Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian, French, Slovak, Polish, Finnish, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Dutch, Greek, Georgian, English, Russian, Bulgarian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of the Roman name Tatianus, a derivative of the Roman name TATIUS. This was the name of a 3rd-century saint who was martyred in Rome under the emperor Alexander Severus. She was especially venerated in Orthodox Christianity, and the name has been common in Russia (as Татьяна) and Eastern Europe. It was not regularly used in the English-speaking world until the 1980s.
THALIA Θάλεια f Greek Mythology (Latinized), Greek
From the Greek name Θάλεια (Thaleia), derived from θάλλω (thallo) meaning "to blossom". In Greek mythology she was one of the nine Muses, presiding over comedy and pastoral poetry. This was also the name of one of the three Graces or Χάριτες (Charites).
THEANO Θεανώ f Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology, Greek
From Greek θεά (thea) meaning "goddess". Theano was a 6th-century BC Greek philosopher associated with Pythagoras. The name was also borne by several figures from Greek mythology.
THEKLA Θέκλα f German (Rare), Greek (Rare), Late Greek
From the ancient Greek name Θεόκλεια (Theokleia), which meant "glory of God" from the Greek elements θεός (theos) meaning "god" and κλέος (kleos) meaning "glory". This was the name of a 1st-century saint, appearing (as Θέκλα) in the apocryphal Acts of Paul and Thecla. The story tells how Thecla listens to Paul speak about the virtues of chastity and decides to remain a virgin, angering both her mother and her suitor.
THEODORA Θεοδώρα f English, Greek, Ancient Greek
Feminine form of THEODORE. This name was common in the Byzantine Empire, being borne by several empresses including the influential wife of Justinian in the 6th century.
THEODOSIA Θεοδοσία f Ancient Greek, Greek
Feminine form of THEODOSIUS.
THEOFANIA Θεοφανία f Greek
Modern Greek form of THEOPHANIA.
TIMOTHEA Τιμοθέα f Ancient Greek, Greek
Feminine form of TIMOTHY.
VALENTINA Βαλεντίνα f Italian, Russian, Latvian, German, Croatian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Slovene, Romanian, Spanish, Greek, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Valentinus (see VALENTINE (1)). A famous bearer was the Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova (1937-), who in 1963 became the first woman to visit space.
VARVARA Βαρβάρα f Russian, Greek, Bulgarian, Macedonian
Russian, Greek, Bulgarian and Macedonian form of BARBARA.
VASIA Βάσια f Greek
Diminutive of VASILIKI.
VASILIKI Βασιλική f Greek
Modern Greek feminine form of BASIL (1).
VASO (2) Βάσω f Greek
Diminutive of VASILIKI.
VASSILIKI Βασιλική f Greek
Alternate transcription of Greek Βασιλική (see VASILIKI).
VASSO Βάσω f Greek
Alternate transcription of Greek Βάσω (see VASO (2)).
VENETIA Βενετία f English (Rare), Greek
Originally this was probably a Latinized form of GWYNEDD or GWYNETH. It also coincides with the Latin name of the city of Venice in Italy. This name was borne by the celebrated beauty Venetia Stanley (1600-1633). Benjamin Disraeli used it in his novel entitled Venetia (1837).... [more]
VIKTORIA Βικτωρία, Βικτόρια f German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Estonian, Greek, Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian, Belarusian
German, Scandinavian and Greek variant of VICTORIA. It is also an alternate transcription of Russian/Bulgarian Виктория or Ukrainian Вікторія (see VIKTORIYA) or Belarusian Вікторыя (see VIKTORYIA).
VIRGINIA Βιργινία f English, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian, Greek, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of the Roman family name Verginius or Virginius, which is of unknown meaning, but long associated with Latin virgo "maid, virgin". According to a legend, it was the name of a Roman woman killed by her father so as to save her from the clutches of a crooked official.... [more]
VOULA Βούλα f Greek
Diminutive of PARASKEVI.
XANTHI Ξανθή f Greek
Modern Greek transcription of XANTHE.
XANTHIPPI Ξανθίππη f Greek
Modern Greek transcription of XANTHIPPE.
XENI Ξένη f Greek
Modern Greek transcription of XENE.
XENIA Ξένια f Greek, Ancient Greek
Means "hospitality" in Greek, a derivative of ξένος (xenos) meaning "foreigner, guest". This was the name of a 5th-century saint who is venerated in the Eastern Church.
YANNA (1) Γιάννα f Greek
Alternate transcription of Greek Γιάννα (see GIANNA).
YIANNA Γιάννα f Greek
Alternate transcription of Greek Γιάννα (see GIANNA).
ZENOVIA Ζηνοβία f Greek
Alternate transcription of Greek Ζηνοβία (see ZINOVIA).
ZINOVIA Ζηνοβία f Greek
Modern Greek transcription of ZENOBIA.
ZOI Ζωή f Greek
Modern Greek transcription of ZOE.
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