Ancient Greek Submitted Names

These names were used in ancient Greece. See also about Ancient Greek names.
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Aberkios Αβέρκιος m Ancient Greek (?), History
Meaning unknown. It was borne by a 2nd-century saint of Phrygia in Asia Minor, a bishop and wonderworker of Hieropolis who is the subject (and probable author) of an early Christian inscription.
Acanthus m Greek Mythology (Latinized), Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Άκανθος (Akanthos), which is derived from Greek ακανθος (akanthos), the name of a plant with large spiny leaves. The plant ultimately derives its name from Greek ακη (ake) "thorn, point" and Greek ανθος (anthos) "flower, blossom"... [more]
Acestor m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Akestor. Bearers of this name include two sculptors and a tragic poet.... [more]
Acestorides m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Akestorides. A notable bearer of this name was Acestorides of Corinth, who became tyrant of Syracuse in the 4th century BC.
Achaeus Ἀχαιός m Greek Mythology (Latinized), Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Achaios. In Greek mythology, this was the name of the son of Xuthus, who the Achaean people regarded as their (mythical) ancestor... [more]
Achaios Ἀχαιός m Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek
The meaning of this name is a little uncertain; it may have been derived from Greek αχος (achos) meaning "grief, pain, woe" (also see Achilles). It is also interesting to note that there is the Greek word achaia, which was an epithet of the Greek goddess Demeter... [more]
Achelois Ἀχελωΐς f Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek
Feminine form of Acheloios. In Greek myth this was the name of a minor moon goddess as well as a general name for water nymphs and an epithet of the Sirens (as the daughters of Achelous).
Achilleia Ἀχιλλεία f Ancient Greek, Greek (Rare)
Feminine form of Achilleus.
Achillia Ἀχιλλία f Ancient Greek, Greek (Rare)
Variant of Achilleia.
Adamantios Ἀδαμάντιος m Ancient Greek, Greek
Derived from Greek ἀδάμας (adamas) meaning "unconquerable, unbreakable" (genitive ἀδάμαντος (adamantos)).
Adamantius Αδαμάντιος m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Adamantios. This was borne by the 3rd-century Christian theologian Origenes Adamantius, who acquired the nickname because of his "character of steel", evidenced by severe ascetic practices (allegedly including self-castration based on a literal reading of Matthew 19:12 - "There are eunuchs who have made themselves eunuchs for the sake of the kingdom of heaven").
Adeia ῾Αδεῖα f Ancient Greek
Adeia, Latinized as Adaea, was an ancient Greek noblewoman.
Adeimantus m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Ἀδείμαντος (Adeimantos) meaning "fearless, dauntless", derived from ἀ (a), a negative prefix, and the verb δειμαίνω (deimaino) meaning "to be frightened"... [more]
Admetus Ἄδμητος m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Ἄδμητος (Admetos), from Greek ἄδμητος (admêtos) "unbroken" - a word usually reserved for oxen, hence also "wild" or "untamed". In Greek myth this was the name of a king of Pherae in Sicily, the husband of Alcestis, who died for him.
Adranodoros Ἀδρανόδωρος m Ancient Greek
Means "gift of Adranos" in Greek, derived from the name of the Sicel fire god Adranos combined with the Greek noun δῶρον (doron) meaning "gift".... [more]
Aeaces m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Aiakes. This name was borne by two rulers of the Greek island of Samos, the earliest of which lived in the 6th century BC.
Aeacides m Ancient Greek (Latinized), History
Latinized form of Aiakides. This was the name of a king of Epirus, who lived in the 4th century BC.
Aeantides m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Aiantides. Bearers of this name include the Greek tyrant Aeantides of Lampsacus (6th century BC) and the Greek tragic poet Aeantides of Alexandria (3rd century BC).... [more]
Aenesidemus m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Ainesidemos. Known bearers of this name include the ancient Greek philosopher Aenesidemus (1st century BC) and a tyrant of Leontini (5th century BC).
Aesara Αἰσάρα f Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek Aisara. Aesara of Lucania was a Pythagorean philosopher who wrote a work called On Human Nature, of which scholars today only have a one-page fragment.
Aetion m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Aition. In Greek mythology, Aetion was one of the defenders of Thebes against the Seven.
Aetios m Ancient Greek, Armenian
Original Ancient Greek form of Aetius, as well as the modern Armenian form.
Agapenor Ἀγαπήνωρ m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek noun ἀγάπη (agape) meaning "love, affection, esteem" (see Agape) combined with the Greek noun ἀνήρ (aner) meaning "man".... [more]
Agathandros Ἀγάθανδρος m Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek αγαθος (agathos) meaning "good" combined with Greek ανδρος (andros) meaning "of a man".
Agathanor Ἀγαθάνωρ m Ancient Greek
Means "good man", derived from the Greek adjective ἀγαθός (agathos) meaning "good" combined with the Greek noun ἀνήρ (aner) meaning "man".
Agatharche Ἀγαθάρχη f Ancient Greek
Feminine form of Agatharchos.
Agatharchides Ἀγαθαρχίδης m Ancient Greek
Means "son of Agatharchos" in Greek, derived from the name Agatharchos combined with the patronymic suffix ἴδης (ides).... [more]
Agatharchos Ἀγάθαρχος m Ancient Greek
The first element of this name is derived from Greek αγαθος (agathos) meaning "good". The second element is either derived from Greek αρχος (archos) "master" or from Greek αρχη (arche) "origin, source".
Agatharkhos Ἀγάθαρχος m Ancient Greek
Alternate transcription of Greek Ἀγάθαρχος (see Agatharchos).
Agathemeris Ἀγαθημερίς f Ancient Greek
Possibly derived from Greek ἀγαθὸς (agathos) "good, noble" and ἥμερος (hemeros) "civilized, gentle".
Agathenor Ἀγαθήνωρ m Ancient Greek
Variant of Agathanor.
Agathetyche Ἀγαθητύχη f Ancient Greek
Means "good fortune", from Greek αγαθος (agathos) meaning "good" combined with τύχη (tyche) meaning "fortune, chance, fate".
Agathetychos Ἀγαθήτυχος m Ancient Greek
Masculine form of Agathetyche.
Agathias Ἀγαθίας m Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek agathos meaning "good" (see Agathon). It was borne by a 6th-century Greek historian and poet, who chronicled the reign of Byzantine emperor Justinian I.
Agatho m Ancient Greek (Latinized), History
Latinized form of Agathon. This name was borne by a 7th-century pope.
Agathoboule Ἀγαθοβούλη f Ancient Greek
Feminine form of Agathoboulos.
Agathoboulos Ἀγαθόβουλος m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective ἀγαθός (agathos) meaning "good" combined with the Greek verb βούλομαι (boulomai) meaning "to will, to wish, to prefer". Also compare the Greek noun βουλή (boule) meaning "will, determination" as well as "counsel, advice" and the Greek verb βουλεύω (bouleuo) meaning "to take counsel, to deliberate".
Agathobulus m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Agathoboulos. This was the name of a Cynic philosopher from the 2nd century AD.
Agathoclea f Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Agathokleia. This was the name of the favourite mistress of the Egyptian Greek pharaoh Ptolemy IV Philopator (3rd century BC).
Agathocles m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Agathokles. This name was borne by a king of Sicily (Italy) from the 3rd century BC.
Agathoclia f Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Variant latinization of Agathokleia, because its proper (and most common) latinized form is Agathoclea.... [more]
Agathodaemon Ἀγαθοδαίμων m Greek Mythology (Latinized), Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Ἀγαθοδαίμων (Agathodaimon) meaning "noble spirit", from ἀγαθὸς (agathos) "good, noble" and δαίμων (daimon) "spirit".... [more]
Agathodoros m Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek name meaning "good gift" with the elements (agathos) "good" and (doron) "gift".
Agathokleia Αγαθόκλεια f Ancient Greek, History
Feminine form of Agathokles. This name was borne by an Indo-Greek queen from the 2nd century BC.
Agathokles Ἀγαθοκλῆς m Ancient Greek
Means "(the) good is glorious", derived from the Greek elements αγαθος (agathos) "good" and κλεος (kleos) "glory".
Agathonicus m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Agathonikos. A notable bearer of this name was saint Agathonicus of Nicomedia (3rd century AD).
Agathonikos Ἀγαθόνικος m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective ἀγαθός (agathos) meaning "good" combined with the Greek noun νίκη (nike) meaning "victory".
Agathotyche Ἀγαθοτύχη f Ancient Greek
Variant of Agathetyche.
Agenor Ἀγήνωρ m Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek, Polish (Archaic), Hungarian (Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Derived from the poetic Greek adjective ἀγήνωρ (agenor) which meant "very manly, heroic, valorous" as well as "headstrong, arrogant", from Greek ἄγαν (agan) meaning "very much" (in bad sense, "too much") and ἀνήρ (aner) meaning "man"... [more]
Agenorides Ἀγηνορίδης m Ancient Greek
Means "son of Agenor" in Greek, derived from the name Agenor combined with the patronymic suffix ἴδης (ides).
Agesander m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Agesandros. This was an epithet of the Greek god Hades, as well as the name of the Greek sculptor Agesander of Rhodes.
Agesandros Ἀγήσανδρος m Ancient Greek
The first element of this name is either derived from Greek ἆγειν (agein) meaning "to carry, to fetch" or from Greek ἄγω (ago) "to guide, to lead" (also see Agis)... [more]
Agesilaos Ἀγησίλαος m Ancient Greek
The first element of this name is either derived from Greek ἆγειν (agein) meaning "to carry, to fetch" or from Greek ἄγω (ago) "to guide, to lead" (also see Agis)... [more]
Agesilaus m Ancient Greek (Latinized), History
Latinized form of Agesilaos. This was an epithet of the Greek god Hades, as well as the name of two kings of Sparta.
Agesipolis Ἀγησίπολις m Ancient Greek, History
The first element of this name is either derived from Greek ἆγειν (agein) meaning "to carry, to fetch" or from Greek ἄγω (ago) "to guide, to lead" (also see Agis)... [more]
Agis Ἄγις m Ancient Greek, History
Derived from the Greek verb ἄγω (ago) meaning "to lead, to guide" as well as "to bring, to carry". It is closely related to the Greek verb ἡγέομαι (hegeomai) meaning "to go before, to lead (the way)" as well as "to guide"... [more]
Aglanor Ἀγλάνωρ m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective ἀγλαός (aglaos) meaning "splendid, shining, bright" (see Aglaos) combined with the Greek noun ἀνήρ (aner) meaning "man".
Aglaodoros Ἀγλαόδωρος m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective ἀγλαόδωρος (aglaodoros) meaning "bestowing splendid gifts", which consists of the Greek adjective ἀγλαός (aglaos) meaning "splendid, shining, bright" (see Aglaos) combined with the Greek noun δῶρον (doron) meaning "gift".... [more]
Aglaokarpos Ἀγλαοκάρπος m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective ἀγλαόκαρπος (aglaokarpos) meaning "bearing beautiful fruit", which consists of the Greek adjective ἀγλαός (aglaos) meaning "splendid, shining, bright" (see Aglaos) combined with the Greek noun καρπός (karpos) meaning "fruit" (see Carpus).... [more]
Aglaomachos Ἀγλαόμαχος m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective ἀγλαός (aglaos) meaning "splendid, shining, bright" (see Aglaos) combined with the Greek noun μάχη (mache) meaning "battle".
Aglaonice f Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Aglaonike. This name was borne by a Greek astronomer from the 1st or 2nd century BC.
Aglaonike Ἀγλαονίκη f Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective ἀγλαός (aglaos) meaning "splendid, shining, bright" (see Aglaos) combined with the Greek noun νίκη (nike) meaning "victory".
Aglaophanes Ἀγλαοφάνης m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective ἀγλαός (aglaos) meaning "splendid, shining, bright" (see Aglaos) combined with Greek φανής (phanes) meaning "appearing" (see Theophanes).
Aglaophantos Ἀγλαόφαντος m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective ἀγλαός (aglaos) meaning "splendid, shining, bright" (see Aglaos) combined with the Greek adjective φαντός (phantos) meaning "visible", which is ultimately derived from the Greek verb φαντάζω (phantazo) meaning "to make visible".
Aglaophon Ἀγλαοφῶν m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective ἀγλαός (aglaos) meaning "splendid, shining, bright" (see Aglaos) combined with the Greek noun φωνή (phone) meaning "voice" as well as "sound, tone".... [more]
Aglaos Ἀγλαός m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek adjective ἀγλαός (aglaos) meaning "splendid, shining, bright". Also compare the related name Aglaia.
Aglaosthenes Ἀγλαοσθένης m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective ἀγλαός (aglaos) meaning "splendid, shining, bright" (see Aglaos) combined with the Greek noun σθένος (sthenos) meaning "vigour, strength".
Aglaostratos Ἀγλαόστρατος m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective ἀγλαός (aglaos) meaning "splendid, shining, bright" (see Aglaos) combined with the Greek noun στρατός (stratos) meaning "army".
Aglaotime Ἀγλαοτίμη f Ancient Greek
Feminine form of Aglaotimos.
Aglaotimos Ἀγλαότιμος m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective ἀγλαότιμος (aglaotimos) meaning "splendidly honoured", which consists of the Greek adjective ἀγλαός (aglaos) meaning "splendid, shining, bright" (see Aglaos) combined with the Greek verb τιμάω (timao) meaning "to honour, to esteem, to revere".... [more]
Aglaus m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Aglaos. This name was borne by a Roman governor of Crete from the 3rd century AD.... [more]
Agnodice Ἀγνοδίκη f Ancient Greek
A dithematic name composed of ‘αγνος (hagnos)‘αγνος (hagnos) "chaste" and δικη (dike) "justice". ... [more]
Agnokrite Αγνοκριτη f Ancient Greek
From Greek αγνος (agnos) "pure" and κριτης (krites) "judge".
Agnostrate f Ancient Greek
Comprised of the Greek elements αγνος "pure" and στρατος "army".
Agorakritos Ἀγοράκριτος m Ancient Greek
The first element of this name is either derived from Greek ἀγορεύω (agoreuo) "to orate, to speak publicly" or from Greek ἀγορά (agora), which can mean "assembly" as well as "market"... [more]
Aiakes Αἰακης m Ancient Greek
Variant of Aiakos.
Aiakides Αἰακίδης m Ancient Greek
Means "son of Aiakes/Aiakos" in Greek, derived from the name Aiakes or Aiakos combined with the patronymic suffix ἴδης (ides).
Aiantides Αἰαντίδης m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Means "son of Ajax" in Greek. It is derived from the name Aias (the original Greek form of Ajax) combined with the patronymic suffix ἴδης (ides).
Aigeas Αιγέας m Ancient Greek
Probably derived from Greek αἰγίς (aigis) meaning "goatskin, fleece", but that can also refer to the shield of Zeus. Also compare Greek αἴγειος (aigeios) meaning "of a goat"... [more]
Aiglanor Αἰγλάνωρ m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek noun αἴγλη (aigle) meaning "light (of the sun or moon)" as well as "radiance" and "glory" (see Aegle) combined with the Greek noun ἀνήρ (aner) meaning "man".
Aigyptos Αἴγυπτος m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Original Greek form of Aegyptus.
Ainesidemos Αἰνησίδημος m Ancient Greek
The first element of this name is derived from Greek αἴνεσις (ainesis) "praise", which itself is ultimately derived from Greek αἴνη (ainē) meaning "praise, fame". The second element is derived from Greek δημος (demos) "the people", which thus gives this name the meaning of "praise of the people".
Aisara Αἰσάρα f Ancient Greek
Original form of Aesara.
Aition Αἰτίων m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek adjective αἴτιος (aitios) meaning "responsible" as well as "culpable, guilty, blameworthy", which is ultimately derived from the Greek noun αἰτία (aitia) meaning "responsibility" as well as "guilt, blame, accusation"... [more]
Akesandros Ἀκέσανδρος m Ancient Greek
Means "healing of a man", derived from Greek ἄκεσις (akesis) "healing, curing" combined with Greek ανδρος (andros) "of a man".
Akestor Ἀκέστωρ m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek noun ἀκέστωρ (akestor) meaning "healer, saviour".
Akestorides Ἀκεστορίδης m Ancient Greek
Means "son of Akestor" in Greek, derived from the name Akestor combined with the patronymic suffix ἴδης (ides).
Akhilleus Ἀχιλλεύς m Ancient Greek
Alternate transcription of Greek Ἀχιλλεύς (see Achilleus).
Alcanor m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Alkanor. This name was borne by two characters from Greek mythology.
Alcenor m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Alkenor. This name was borne by one of the Argives that fought in the Battle of the 300 Champions, which took place around 546 BC.
Alcestis f Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Alkestis. In Greek mythology, this was the name of a princess who offered to die in the place of her husband Admetus. She was later rescued from the Underworld by Heracles and reunited with Admetus, who was also allowed to live... [more]
Alcetas Αλκέτας m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Alketas. This was the name of several notable kings, generals, and soldiers in ancient Greece (Macedon).
Alcimus m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Alkimos. This name was borne by a Greek rhetorician, who flourished around 300 BC. It was also the name of several characters from Greek mythology.
Alciphron m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Alkiphron. This name was borne by an ancient Greek sophist.
Alcmaeon Ἀλκμαίων m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized), Theatre
Latinized form of Alkmaion. This occurs in Greek mythology belonging to the son of Amphiaraus and Eriphyle.
Alcyoneus m Greek Mythology (Latinized), Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Ἀλκυονεύς (Alkyoneus), which is the masculine form of Alkyone (see Alcyone). This name was borne by four characters in Greek mythology, one of them being a Thracian Giant... [more]
Alectryon ἀλεκτρυών m Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek
The Ancient Greek word for "rooster". In Greek mythology, Alectryon was a youth, charged by Ares to stand guard outside his door while the god indulged in illicit love with Aphrodite.
Aletheia Ἀλήθεια f Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek ἀλήθεια (aletheia) meaning "truth". (Compare English Alethea.) According to some Greek myths she was the personification of truth, a daughter of Zeus and one of the nurses to Apollo.
Aletris m & f Ancient Greek
Meaning "corn grinder".... [more]
Aleus Ἀλεός m Greek Mythology (Latinized), Ancient Greek
Latinized form of Greek Ἀλεός (Aleos), which is derived from Greek ἀλέομαι (aleomai) meaning "to avoid, to divert". Also compare Greek ἀλεείνω (aleeinō) meaning "to avoid, to shun"... [more]
Alexagoras Ἀλεξαγόρας m Ancient Greek
The first element of this name is derived from the Greek verb ἀλέξω (alexo) meaning "to defend" as well as "to help". The second element is derived from either the Greek verb ἀγορεύω (agoreuo) meaning "to orate, to speak publicly" or the Greek noun ἀγορά (agora), which can mean "assembly" as well as "market, marketplace".
Alexamenos Ἀλεξάμενος m Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek ἀλεξάμενος (alexamenos), which is the participle of the Greek verb ἀλέξω (alexo) meaning "to defend" as well as "to help". Also compare Aleximenes.... [more]
Alexamenus m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Alexamenos. This name was borne by an Aetolian general from the 2nd century BC as well as by Alexamenus of Teos, a Greek writer of Socratic dialogues who lived in the 4th century BC.
Alexandrides Ἀλεξανδρίδης m Ancient Greek
Means "son of Alexandros" in Greek, derived from the name Alexandros combined with the patronymic suffix ἴδης (ides).... [more]
Alexanor Ἀλεξάνωρ m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek verb ἀλέξω (alexo) meaning "to defend" as well as "to help" combined with the Greek noun ἀνήρ (aner) meaning "man".... [more]
Alexarchos Ἀλέξαρχος m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek verb ἀλέξω (alexo) meaning "to defend" as well as "to help" combined with either the Greek noun ἀρχός (archos) meaning "master, leader" or the Greek noun ἀρχή (arche) meaning "origin, source".
Alexarchus m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Alexarchos. Notable bearers of this name include the Greek general Alexarchus of Corinth (5th century BC) and the Greek scholar Alexarchus of Macedon (4th century BC).
Alexas Ἀλεξᾶς m Ancient Greek, Theatre
Greek name, possibly originally a short form of Alexandros or another name beginning with the element αλεξω (alexo) "to defend, help"... [more]
Alexibia Ἀλεξιβία f Ancient Greek
Feminine form of Alexibios.
Alexibios Ἀλεξίβιος m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek verb ἀλέξω (alexo) meaning "to defend" as well as "to help" combined with either the Greek noun βία (bia) meaning "bodily strength, force" or the Greek noun βίος (bios) meaning "life".... [more]
Alexibius m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Alexibios. This name was borne by an Olympic victor from 312 BC.
Alexiboulos Ἀλεξίβουλος m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek verb ἀλέξω (alexo) meaning "to defend" as well as "to help" combined with the Greek noun βουλή (boule) meaning "counsel, advice" as well as "will, determination".... [more]
Alexicles m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Alexikles. This was the name of an Athenian general from the 5th century BC.
Alexicrates m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Alexikrates. This was the name of a Pythagorean philosopher, who lived around the turn of the 1st century AD.
Alexidamos Ἀλεξίδαμος m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek verb ἀλέξω (alexo) meaning "to defend" as well as "to help" combined with the Doric Greek noun δᾶμος (damos) meaning "the people".... [more]
Alexideios Ἀλεξιδήιος m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek verb ἀλέξω (alexo) meaning "to defend" as well as "to help" combined with the Epic Greek adjective δήϊος (deios) meaning "hostile, destructive" as well as "unhappy, wretched", which is related to the Greek verb δηϊόω (deioo) meaning "to slay, to cut down" (see Deianeira).
Alexidemos Ἀλεξίδημος m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek verb ἀλέξω (alexo) meaning "to defend" as well as "to help" combined with the Greek noun δῆμος (demos) meaning "the people".
Alexidike Ἀλεξιδίκη f Ancient Greek
Feminine form of Alexidikos.
Alexidikos Ἀλεξίδικος m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek verb ἀλέξω (alexo) meaning "to defend" as well as "to help" combined with the Greek noun δίκη (dike) meaning "justice, judgement" as well as "custom, usage".
Alexikakos Ἀλεξίκακος m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek adjective ἀλεξίκακος (alexikakos) meaning "keeping off ill, averting evil", which consists of the Greek verb ἀλέξω (alexo) meaning "to defend" as well as "to help" combined with the Greek noun κάκη (kake) meaning "wickedness, vice"... [more]
Alexikles Ἀλεξικλῆς m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek verb ἀλέξω (alexo) meaning "to defend" as well as "to help" combined with the Greek noun κλέος (kleos) meaning "glory".
Alexikrates Ἀλεξικράτης m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek verb ἀλέξω (alexo) meaning "to defend" as well as "to help" combined with the Greek noun κράτος (kratos) meaning "power".
Alexilaos Ἀλεξίλαος m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek verb ἀλέξω (alexo) meaning "to defend" as well as "to help" combined with the Greek noun λαός (laos) meaning "(the) people".
Alexileos Ἀλεξίλεως m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek verb ἀλέξω (alexo) meaning "to defend" as well as "to help" combined with the Attic Greek noun λεώς (leos) meaning "the people" (see Leos).
Alexilochos Ἀλεξίλοχος m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek verb ἀλέξω (alexo) meaning "to defend" as well as "to help" combined with the Greek noun λόχος (lochos) meaning "ambush", a word that later came to signify a tactical sub unit of the ancient Greek army... [more]
Aleximachos Ἀλεξίμαχος m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek verb ἀλέξω (alexo) meaning "to defend" as well as "to help" combined with the Greek noun μάχη (mache) meaning "battle".
Aleximedes Ἀλεξιμήδης m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek verb ἀλέξω (alexo) meaning "to defend" as well as "to help" combined with the Greek verb μήδομαι (medomai) meaning "to think, to plan, to plot".
Aleximenes Ἀλεξιμένης m Ancient Greek
The first element of this name is derived from the Greek verb ἀλέξω (alexo) meaning "to defend" as well as "to help". The second element is derived from either the Greek verb μένω (meno) meaning "to stay, to remain" as well as "to last, to withstand" or the Greek noun μένος (menos) meaning "mind" as well as "spirit" and "power, strength, force".... [more]
Alexinicus m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Alexinikos. This name was borne by an Olympic victor from 268 BC.
Alexinike Ἀλεξινίκη f Ancient Greek
Feminine form of Alexinikos.
Alexinikos Ἀλεξίνικος m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek verb ἀλέξω (alexo) meaning "to defend" as well as "to help" combined with the Greek noun νίκη (nike) meaning "victory".... [more]
Alexinos Ἀλεξίνος m Ancient Roman (Hellenized), Ancient Greek
Hellenized form of Alexinus, which is a Latin diminutive of Greek masculine names that start with Alex-.... [more]
Alexinous Ἀλεξίνους m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek verb ἀλέξω (alexo) meaning "to defend" as well as "to help" combined with νοῦς (nous), which is a contraction of the Greek noun νόος (noos) meaning "mind".
Alexippa Ἀλεξίππα f Ancient Greek
Feminine form of Alexippos.
Alexippos Ἀλέξιππος m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek verb ἀλέξω (alexo) meaning "to defend" as well as "to help" combined with the Greek noun ἵππος (hippos) meaning "horse".
Alexippus m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Alexippos. This was the name of an ancient Greek physician from the 4th century BC.... [more]
Alexistratos Ἀλεξίστρατος m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek verb ἀλέξω (alexo) meaning "to defend" as well as "to help" combined with the Greek noun στρατός (stratos) meaning "army".
Alexiteles Ἀλεξιτέλης m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek verb ἀλέξω (alexo) meaning "to defend" as well as "to help" combined with the Greek noun τέλος (telos) meaning "purpose, aim, goal" as well as "completion, accomplishment, fulfillment" (see Aristotle).
Alexitimos Ἀλεξίτιμος m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek verb ἀλέξω (alexo) meaning "to defend" as well as "to help" combined with the Greek verb τιμάω (timao) meaning "to honour, to esteem, to revere".
Alkanor Ἀλκάνωρ m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek noun ἀλκή (alke) meaning "strength" combined with the Greek noun ἀνήρ (aner) meaning "man".
Alkenor Ἀλκήνωρ m Ancient Greek
Variant of Alkanor.
Alkestis Ἄλκηστις f Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek adjective ἀλκηστής (alkestes) meaning "valiant, brave, courageous", which is ultimately derived from the Greek noun ἀλκή (alke) meaning "strength".
Alketas Αλκέτας 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.
Alkimache Ἀλκιμάχη f Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Feminine form of Alkimachos.
Alkimachos Ἀλκίμαχος m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective ἀλκίμαχος (alkimachos) meaning "fighting bravely", which consists of the Greek noun ἀλκή (alke) meaning "strength" combined with the Greek noun μάχη (mache) meaning "battle".
Alkimedon Ἀλκιμέδων m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek noun ἀλκή (alke) meaning "strength" combined with the Greek noun μέδων (medon) meaning "ruler" (see Medon).
Alkimos Ἄλκιμος m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek adjective ἄλκιμος (alkimos) meaning "stout, strong, brave", which is ultimately derived from the Greek noun ἀλκή (alke) meaning "strength".
Alkinoa Αλκινοα f Ancient Greek
Variant of Alkinoe.
Alkinoos Ἀλκίνοος m Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek
Variant of Αλκινους (Alkinous) (see Alcinous).
Alkiphron Ἀλκίφρων m Ancient Greek
The first element of this name is derived from the Greek noun αλκη (alke) meaning "strength". The second element is derived from either the Greek noun φρόνις (phronis) meaning "prudence, wisdom" or the Greek verb φρονέω (phroneo) meaning "to think" as well as "to be minded"... [more]
Alypia Ἀλυπία f Ancient Greek
Feminine form of Alypios. This name was borne by a 5th-century Roman noblewoman, the daughter of Western Roman Emperor Anthemius.
Alypios Ἀλύπιος m Ancient Greek
Variant of Alypos.
Alypius m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Alypios. A known bearer of this name was Alypius the Stylite, an ascetic saint from the 7th century AD.
Alypos Ἄλυπος m Ancient Greek
The literal meaning of this name is "no grief" or "not sad", and as such, one could say that it actually means "happy". Derived from the Greek negative prefix ἄ- (a-) combined with Greek λύπη (lype) meaning "grief, pain, sorrow"... [more]
Alypus m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Alypos. This was the name of a sculptor from ancient Greece.
Amarantos Ἀμάραντος m Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek αμαραντος (amarantos) meaning "unfading" (see also Amarantha).
Amarantus m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Amarantos. A known bearer was Amarantus of Alexandria, an ancient Greek writer from the 1st century BC.
Amechania Αμηχανια, Αμαχανια f Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Amechania was the ancient Greek spirit or goddess of helplessness and want.
Ameinocles m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Ameinokles. This was the name of a Greek shipwright from ancient Corinth, who lived in the 8th century BC.
Ameinodora Αμεινοδωρα f Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek ἄμεινον (ameinon) "better" and δωρον (doron) "gift".
Ameinokleia Ἀμεινόκλεια f Ancient Greek
Feminine form of Ameinokles.
Ameinokles Ἀμεινοκλῆς m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective ἀμείνων (ameinon) meaning "better" combined with the Greek noun κλέος (kleos) meaning "glory".
Ammonia Ἀμμωνία f American (Rare, Archaic), Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek
Feminine form of Ammon. In Greek mythology, Ammonia is an epithet of the goddess Hera.
Ammonius Ἀμμώνιος m Ancient Greek
Amphandros Ἀμφανδρος m Ancient Greek
The first element of this name is derived from Greek ἀμφί (amphi) meaning "on both sides, in all directions, surrounding" as well as "around, about, near". The second element is derived from Greek ανδρος (andros) meaning "of a man".
Amphicrates m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Amphikrates. This name was borne by a king of the Greek island Samos, who lived in the 7th century BC.
Amphikrateia Αμφικρατεια f Ancient Greek
Feminine form of Amphikrates.
Amphikrates Ἀμφικράτης m Ancient Greek
The first element of this name is derived from Greek ἀμφί (amphi) meaning "on both sides, in all directions, surrounding" as well as "around, about, near". The second element is derived from Greek κρατος (kratos) meaning "power".
Amphoterus Ἀμφοτερός m Greek Mythology (Latinized), Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Derived from Greek ἀμφότερος (amphoteros) which meant "both".
Amyclas Ἀμύκλας m Greek Mythology (Latinized), Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Amyklas. In Greek mythology this was the name of the founder of the ancient town of Ἀμύκλαι (Amyklai), latinized form Amyclae, in Laconia.
Amynander m Ancient Greek (Latinized), History
Latinized form of Amynandros. A notable bearer of this name was king Amynander of Athamania, who lived in the 3rd century BC.
Amynandros Ἀμύνανδρος m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective ἀμύνανδρος (amynandros) meaning "warding off enemies", which consists of the Greek verb ἀμύνω (amyno) meaning "to ward off, to defend" combined with Greek ἀνδρός (andros) meaning "of a man".
Amynomene f Ancient Greek
The name of an Amazon warrior, said to mean "defender", or sometimes "blameless defender". Probably derived from Ancient Greek ἀμύνω (amuno) meaning "ward off, defend, assist; avenge, repay" combined with either μενος (menos) meaning "mind, strength, force" or μενω (meno) meaning "to stay, to wait".... [more]
Amyntor Ἀμύντωρ m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
From Greek ἀμύντωρ (amyntôr) meaning "defender, protector", which is a derivative of ἀμύνω (amynô) "to keep off, defend oneself". (Compare Amyntas.) This name belonged to several characters in Greek mythology... [more]
Anacharsis Ἀνάχαρσις m Obscure, Ancient Greek
Meaning uncertain. The first element of this name may possibly have been derived from Greek ανα (ana) "up", but I haven't been able to find any possibilities for the second element. This was the name of an ancient Greek philosopher from the 6th century BC.... [more]
Anacreon m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Anakreon. This name was borne by a Greek lyric poet from the 5th century BC.
Anactoria Ἀνακτορία f Literature, Greek Mythology (Latinized, ?), Ancient Greek (Latinized, ?)
Latinized form of the Greek Ἀνακτορία (Anaktoria), derived from ἀνακτόρῐος (anaktorios) "royal", literally "belonging to a king, a lord" from ἀνάκτωρ (anaktor) "lord", from αναξ (anax) "lord"... [more]
Anakreon Ἀνακρέων m Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek ανα (ana) "up" combined with Greek κρέων (kreon) "king" (also compare Kreon).
Anassa Ἄνασσα f Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek noun ἄνασσα (anassa) meaning "queen, lady". In other words, one could say that this name is the feminine form of Anax.
Anaxander m Ancient Greek (Latinized), History
Latinized form of Anaxandros. This name was borne by a king of Sparta (Greece) from the 7th century BC.
Anaxandra Ὰναξάνδρα f Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology, French (Quebec, Rare)
Feminine form of Anaxandros. In Greek legend this name was borne by the wife of King Procles of Sparta. It was also the name of a 3rd-century BC Greek painter, who is mentioned in Clement of Alexandria's essay 'Women as Well as Men Capable of Perfection'.
Anaxandridas Ἀναξανδρίδας m Ancient Greek, History
Aeolic and Doric Greek form of Anaxandrides, because it contains ίδας (idas), which is the Aeolic and Doric Greek form of the patronymic suffix ἴδης (ides).... [more]
Anaxandrides Ἀναξανδρίδης m Ancient Greek
Means "son of Anaxandros" in Greek, derived from the name Anaxandros combined with the patronymic suffix ἴδης (ides).... [more]
Anaxandros Ἀνάξανδρος m Ancient Greek
Means "master of a man", derived from Greek αναξ (anax) "master, lord, chief" combined with Greek ανδρος (andros) "of a man". The latter element is the genitive of Greek ανηρ (aner) "man".
Anaxanor Ἀναξάνωρ m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek noun ἄναξ (anax) meaning "master, lord, chief" combined with the Greek noun ἀνήρ (aner) meaning "man".... [more]
Anaxarchos Ἀνάξαρχος m Ancient Greek
The first element of this name is derived from Greek αναξ (anax) "master, lord, chief". The second element is either derived from Greek αρχος (archos) "master" or from Greek αρχη (arche) "origin, source".
Anaxarchus m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Anaxarchos. This name was borne by a Greek philosopher from the 4th century BC.
Anaxenor Ἀναξήνωρ m Ancient Greek
Variant of Anaxanor. This name was borne by a Greek citharode from Magnesia on the Maeander, who was a favourite of the Roman politician Mark Antony (1st century BC).
Anaxibia Άναξίβια f Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Feminine form of Anaxibios. This name is carried by several characters in Greek mythology.
Anaxibios Ἀναξίβιος m Ancient Greek
Means "master of life", derived from Greek αναξ (anax) "master, lord, chief" combined with Greek βιος (bios) "life".
Anaxicrates m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Anaxikrates. This name was borne by two eponymous archons of Athens, the earliest of which lived in the 4th century BC.
Anaxidamos Ἀναξίδαμος m Ancient Greek
Doric Greek form of Anaxidemos, because it contains δᾶμος (damos), which is the Doric Greek form of δῆμος (demos) meaning "people" as well as "country, land".... [more]
Anaxidamus m Ancient Greek (Latinized), History
Latinized form of Anaxidamos. This was the name of a Eurypontid king of Sparta, who lived in the 7th century BC.
Anaxidemos Ἀναξίδημος m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek noun ἄναξ (anax) meaning "master, lord, chief" combined with the Greek noun δῆμος (demos) meaning "people" as well as "country, land".
Anaxikrates Ἀναξικράτης m Ancient Greek
Means "powerful master", derived from Greek αναξ (anax) "master, lord, chief" combined with Greek κρατος (kratos) "power."
Anaxilaos Ἀναξίλαος m Ancient Greek
Means "master of the people", derived from the Greek elements αναξ (anax) "master, lord, chief" and λαος (laos) "the people."
Anaxilaus m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Anaxilaos. This name was borne by a Greek philosopher from the 1st century BC.
Anaximander m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Anaximandros. This was the name of a pre-Socratic Greek philosopher.
Anaximandros Ἀναξίμανδρος m Ancient Greek
The first element of this name is derived from Greek αναξ (anax) "master, lord, chief". The second element is derived from either Greek μάνδρα (mandra) "an enclosed space" or Greek ανδρος (andros) "of a man"... [more]
Anaximenes Ἀναξιμένης m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek elements αναξ (anax) "master, lord, chief" and μενος (menos) "power, strength, spirit." Anaximenes was the name of a Greek philosopher from the 6th century BC.
Anaxippos Ἀνάξιππος m Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek ἄναξ (anax) meaning "master, lord, chief" combined with Greek ‘ιππος (hippos) meaning "horse".
Anaxippus m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Anaxippos. This was the name of an Athenian comic poet from the 4th century BC.
Andrianus Αδριανός m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinate masculine form of Andriana.
Andrippos Ἀνδριππος m Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek ἀνδρός (andros) meaning "of a man" combined with the Greek noun ἵππος (hippos) meaning "horse".
Andriscus m Ancient Greek (Latinized), History
Latinized form of Andriskos. This was the name of the last king of Macedon, who lived in the 2nd century BC.
Andriskos Ἀνδρίσκος m Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek ανδρος (andros) "of a man" combined with the Greek diminutive suffix -ισκος (-iskos).
Androboulos Ἀνδρόβουλος m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective ἀνδρόβουλος (androboulos) meaning "of manly counsel, man-minded", which consists of Greek ἀνδρός (andros) meaning "of a man" combined with the Greek noun βουλή (boule) meaning "counsel, advice" as well as "will, determination".... [more]
Androbulus m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Androboulos. This was the name of an ancient Greek sculptor.
Androclides m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Androkleides. This was the name of a Greek politician from Thebes (4th century BC).
Androcydes m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Androkydes. Bearers of this name include a painter and a Pythagorean philosopher.
Androkleides Ἀνδροκλείδης m Ancient Greek
Means "son of Androkles" in Greek, derived from the name Androkles combined with the patronymic suffix ἴδης (ides).
Androkydes Ἀνδροκύδης m Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek ἀνδρός (andros) meaning "of a man" combined with the Greek noun κῦδος (kydos) meaning "glory, renown" (see Thucydides).
Androlochos Ἀνδρόλοχος m Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek ἀνδρός (andros) meaning "of a man" combined with the Greek noun λόχος (lochos) meaning "childbirth" as well as "ambush". Through the latter meaning, the word later came to signify a tactical sub unit of the ancient Greek army, which further strengthened the word's connection to combat and the military... [more]
Androlochus m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Androlochos. This name was borne by a prominent citizen of the city of Elis, who was killed by the Achaeans during the Battle of Leontion in 217 BC.
Andromachos Ἀνδρόμαχος m Ancient Greek
Masculine form of Andromache.
Andromedes Ἀνδρομέδης, Ἀνδρομήδης m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
In ancient Greek, there are two possible ways to write this name, and with each way the meaning is different.... [more]
Androsthenes Ἀνδροσθένης m Ancient Greek
Means "strength of a man", derived from the Greek elements ανδρος (andros) "of a man" and σθενος (sthenos) "vigour, strength."
Androtimos Ἀνδρότιμος m Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek ἀνδρός (andros) meaning "of a man" combined with the Greek verb τιμάω (timao) meaning "to honour, to esteem, to revere".
Anikatos Ἀνίκατος m Ancient Greek
Derived from ἀνίκατος (anikatos), which is the Doric Greek form of the adjective ἀνίκητος (aniketos) meaning "unconquered, unconquerable".... [more]
Antalcidas m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Antalkidas. This was the name of a Spartan soldier and diplomat from the 4th century BC.
Antalkes Ἀντάλκης m Ancient Greek
Variant of Antialkes.
Antalkidas Ἀνταλκίδας m Ancient Greek
Means "son of Antalkes" in Greek, derived from the name Antalkes combined with ίδας (idas), which is the Aeolic and Doric Greek form of the patronymic suffix ἴδης (ides).... [more]
Antander m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Antandros. This name was borne by Antander of Syracuse (4th century BC), who was the brother of the tyrant Agathocles of Syracuse.
Antandros Ἄντανδρος m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective ἄντανδρος (antandros) meaning "instead of a man", which consists of Greek ἀντί (anti) meaning "against" as well as "instead of" and "compared to, like" combined with Greek ἀνδρός (andros) meaning "of a man".... [more]
Antenor Ἀντήνωρ m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology, Galician
Derived from the Greek noun ἀντήνωρ (antenor) meaning "instead of a man", which consists of Greek ἀντί (anti) meaning "against" as well as "instead of" and "compared to, like" combined with the Greek noun ἀνήρ (aner) meaning "man".... [more]
Anteros Ἀντέρως m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology, Croatian (Rare), Polish (Rare), Portuguese (Rare), Spanish (Rare)
Derived from the Greek noun ἀντέρως (anteros) meaning "counter-love". It consists of Greek ἀντί (anti) meaning "against, compared to, like" combined with the Greek noun ἔρως (eros) meaning "love" (see Eros).... [more]
Anterus m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Anteros. This name was notably borne by a pope from the 3rd century AD.
Anthippe Ανθίππη f Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Feminine form of Anthippos. In Greek mythology, Anthippe is one of the fifty daughters of king Thespius. She had a son named Hippodromus with Heracles.
Anthippos Ἄνθιππος m Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek ἄνθος (anthos) meaning "flower, blossom" combined with Greek ‘ιππος (hippos) meaning "horse".
Anthippus m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Anthippos. This was the name of an ancient Greek comic poet, of whom it is not (yet) certain whether he really existed.
Anthusa f Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Anthousa. Used by various saints.
Anthylla Ἄνθυλλα f Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek
Possibly derived from Greek άνθος (anthos) meaning "blossom". Anthylla was a sacrificed victim of the Minotaur in Greek mythology.
Antialcidas m Ancient Greek (Latinized), History
Latinized form of Antialkidas. This was the name of an Indo-Greek king from the 2nd century BC.
Antialkes Ἀντιάλκης m Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek ἀντί (anti) meaning "against, compared to, like" combined with the Greek noun ἀλκή (alke) meaning "strength".
Antialkidas Ἀντιαλκίδας m Ancient Greek
Means "son of Antialkes" in Greek, derived from the name Antialkes combined with ίδας (idas), which is the Aeolic and Doric Greek form of the patronymic suffix ἴδης (ides).
Antibrote Αντιβροτη f Ancient Greek
Means "equal to man", from αντι (anti) meaning "against, compared to, like" combined with βροτός (brotós), a poetic term meaning "mortal man". This was the name of an Amazon warrior in Ancient Greek mythology.
Anticlea Ἀντίκλεια f Greek Mythology (Latinized), Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Antikleia, which is the feminine equivalent of Antikles. In Greek legend this was the name of the mother of Odysseus.
Anticles m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Antikles. A known bearer of this name was Anticles of Messenia, an ancient Greek athlete from the 8th century BC.
Anticlides m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Antikleides. A known bearer of this name was the Greek writer Anticlides of Athens (3rd or 4th century BC).
Antidora Ἀντιδώρα f Ancient Greek
Feminine form of Antidoros.
Antidoros Ἀντίδωρος m Ancient Greek
Means "against gifts", derived from Greek αντι (anti) "against" combined with Greek δωρον (doron) "gift."
Antigenes Ἀντιγένης m Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek αντι (anti) meaning "against" combined with Greek γενης (genes) meaning "born". This name was borne by a general of Alexander the Great, who lived in the 4th century BC.
Antikleia Ἀντίκλεια f Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Feminine form of Antikles. In Greek legend this was the name of the mother of Odysseus.
Antikleides Ἀντικλείδης m Ancient Greek
Means "son of Antikles" in Greek, derived from the name Antikles combined with the patronymic suffix ἴδης (ides).
Antikles Ἀντικλῆς m Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek αντι (anti) meaning "against" combined with Greek κλεος (kleos) meaning "glory".
Antikrates Ἀντικράτης m Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek αντι (anti) meaning "against" combined with Greek κρατος (kratos) meaning "power".
Antilochos Ἀντίλοχος m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek ἀντί (anti) meaning "against, compared to, like" combined with the Greek noun λόχος (lochos) meaning "ambush", a word that later came to signify a tactical sub unit of the ancient Greek army... [more]
Antilochus m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Antilochos. This was the name of an ancient Greek historian.... [more]
Antimachos Ἀντίμαχος m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek adjective ἀντίμαχος (antimachos) meaning "capable of meeting in war", which consists of Greek ἀντί (anti) meaning "against, compared to, like" combined with the Greek noun μάχη (mache) meaning "battle".... [more]
Antimachus m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Antimachos. Bearers of this name include two Greek poets and two Graeco-Bactrian kings.... [more]
Antinoos Ἀντίνοος m Ancient Greek
Means "against the mind", derived from Greek αντι (anti) "against" combined with Greek νόος (nóos), which is an alternative form of Greek νοῦς (nous) "mind".
Antinous m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Antinoos. This name was borne by the favourite and lover of the Roman Emperor Hadrian (2nd century AD).
Antioche Ἀντιόχη m & f French (Archaic), Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
French form of Antiochus (masculine), as well as an ancient Greek feminine form of Antiochos (note, the usual feminine form was Antiochis)... [more]
Antiochides Ἀντιοχίδης m Ancient Greek
Means "son of Antiochos" in Greek, derived from the name Antiochos combined with the patronymic suffix ἴδης (ides).... [more]
Antiochis Ἀντιοχίς f Ancient Greek
Feminine form of Antiochos. This name was borne by multiple Hellenistic princesses from the Seleucid dynasty.
Antipatra Ἀντιπάτρα f Ancient Greek
Feminine form of Antipatros.
Antiphilos Ἀντίφιλος m Ancient Greek
Means "against friends", derived from Greek αντι (anti) "against" combined with Greek φιλος (philos) "friend, lover".
Antiphilus m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Antiphilos. This name was borne by a Greek painter from the 4th century BC.
Antiphon Ἀντιφῶν m Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek αντι (anti) "against" combined with Greek φωνη (phone) "voice." This name was borne by Antiphon the Sophist, who lived in the 5th century BC.
Antisthenes Ἀντισθένης m Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek αντι (anti) "against" combined with Greek σθενος (sthenos) "vigour, strength." This name was borne by a Greek philosopher from the 4th century BC.
Anyte Ἀνύτη f Ancient Greek
Feminine form of Anytos. Anyte of Tegea was a 3rd-century BC Arcadian poet, admired by her contemporaries and later generations for her charming epigrams and epitaphs.
Apelles Ἀπελλῆς m Ancient Greek
Borne by numerous historical figures, including the 4th-century BC Greek painter Apelles of Kos.
Apellicon m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Apellikon. A known bearer of this name was Apellicon of Teos, a famous book collector from the 1st century BC.
Apellikon Ἀπελλικῶν m Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek ἀπέλλω (apello) meaning "to repel, to confront and cast away", which some sources say is etymologically related to the name of the Greek god Apollo.
Apemantos Ἀπήμαντος m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective ἀπήμαντος (apemantos) meaning "unharmed, unhurt".
Apemantus m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Theatre
Latinized form of Apemantos. This is the name of a cynical and misanthropic philosopher in the play Timon of Athens by William Shakespeare.
Aphareus Ἀφαρεύς m Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek
The meaning of this name is uncertain. It could have been derived from Greek ἀφαρεί (apharei), which is an adverb of Greek ἄφαρ (aphar), which can mean "straightway, forthwith" as well as "suddenly, quickly"... [more]
Aphrodisius Ἀφροδίσιος m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Aphrodisios belonged to a first century saint in France.
Apolinaria Ἀπολιναρία f Spanish (Latin American, Rare), Polish (Rare), Ancient Greek
Spanish and Polish feminine form of Apollinaris. This is also attested as an ancient Greek name.
Apollinarius Ἀπολινάριος m Ancient Greek
Possibly a variant of Apollinaris.
Apollodora Απολλοδωρα f Ancient Greek
Feminine form of Apollodoros.