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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Abascantus m Late Greek (Latinized), Late Roman
Latinized form of Abaskantos. However, it is also possible that in some cases, this name is derived from the Latin adjective abascantus meaning "unenvied".... [more]
Abaskantos Ἀβάσκαντος m Late Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective ἀβάσκαντος (abaskantos) meaning "protected against enchantments, free from harm", which consists of the Greek negative prefix ἀ (a) and the Greek verb βασκαίνω (baskaino) meaning "to bewitch, to cast an evil spell upon".
Agathonica f Late Greek (Latinized)
Latin variant of Agathonice, which is the latinized form of the Greek given name Agathonike.... [more]
Agathonice f Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Agathonike. This name was borne by an early Christian saint from Thyatira, who was either martyred with her brother Papylus and a companion named Carpus, or committed suicide after Carpus and Papylus were tortured and sacrificed by pagans.
Agathonike Ἀγαθονίκη f Late Greek
Feminine form of Agathonikos. This name was borne by an early Christian saint from Thyatira, who was either martyred with her brother Papylus and a companion named Carpus, or committed suicide after Carpus and Papylus were tortured and sacrificed by pagans.
Akatamachetos Ἀκαταμάχητος m Late Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective ἀκαταμάχητος (akatamachetos) meaning "unconquerable", which consists of the Greek negative prefix ἀ (a) and the Greek verb καταμάχομαι (katamachomai) meaning "to conquer, to subdue by fighting".... [more]
Amasius m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Ἀμασιος (Amasios), which is probably either a Greek variant form of Amasis or of Amasias... [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 Ἀμφιλόχιος 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 Ἄνθιμος m Late Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective ἄνθιμος (anthimos) meaning "of flowers, like flowers, blooming, flowered". It is ultimately derived from the Greek noun ἄνθος (anthos) meaning "flower, blossom".
Anthimus m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Anthimos. This name was borne by several patriarchs of Constantinople.
Aphthonios Ἀφθόνιος m Late Greek
Derived from either the Greek noun ἀφθονία (aphthonia) meaning "freedom from envy" as well as "abundance" or the Greek adjective ἄφθονος (aphthonos) meaning "without envy" as well as "abundant, bounteous, plentiful".... [more]
Aphthonius m Late Greek (Latinized), Late Roman
Latinized form of Aphthonios. Notable bearers of this name include the Greek sophist and rhetorician Aphthonius of Antioch (4th century AD) and the Roman writer Aelius Festus Aphthonius (4th century AD).
Apodemios Ἀποδήμιος m Late Greek
Derived from either the Greek noun ἀποδημία (apodemia) meaning "going/being abroad, journey abroad" or from the Greek adjective ἀπόδημος (apodemos) meaning "away from one's country, abroad".... [more]
Apodemius m Late Greek (Latinized), Late Roman
Latinized form of Apodemios. This was the name of a Roman officer from the 4th century AD, who worked as a secret agent of sorts for the Roman emperor Constantius II.
Apostolia Ἀποστολία f Late Greek, Greek
Feminine form of Apostolos.
Apostolus Απόστολος m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latin form of Apostolos.
Askalon m Late Greek, Georgian (Archaic), Russian (Rare)
Derived from the Greek adjective ἄσκαλος (askalos) meaning "unhoed, uncultivated" and therefore "rough" in a figurative sense.... [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.
Attilas Αττιλας m Late Greek, Greek (Rare)
Greek form of Attila.
Blasios Βλάσιος 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... [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).
Celedonius m Late Greek (Latinized), Late Roman
Variant form of Chelidonius, which is the proper latinized form of the Greek name Chelidonios.... [more]
Chaido Χάιδω 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]
Chelidonios Χελιδόνιος m Late Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective χελιδόνιος (chelidonios) meaning "of the swallow", which is ultimately derived from the Greek noun χελιδών (chelidon) meaning "swallow" (see Chelidon).
Chionia Χιονία f Late Greek, Greek (Rare), Italian (Archaic), Polish
Variant form of Chione. This was the name of a virgin martyr and saint who lived during the reign of the Roman emperor Diocletian... [more]
Christodora Χριστοδώρα f Late Greek
Feminine form of Christodoros.
Christodoros Χριστόδωρος 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.
Christodoulos Χριστόδουλος m Late Greek, Greek
Means "slave of Christ", derived from Greek Χριστός (Christos) combined with δοῦλος (doulos) meaning "slave"... [more]
Christophile Χριστοφίλη f & m Late Greek, French (Archaic), French (African, Rare)
Late Greek feminine form of Christophilos as well as the French masculine and feminine form of Christophilus.
Christophilos Χριστόφιλος m Late Greek
Means "beloved Christ" or "friend of Christ" in Greek. It is derived from the name of Christ combined with the Greek element φίλος (philos) meaning "beloved, dear" as well as "friend, lover".
Chrysologos Χρυσολόγος 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.
Codratus m Late Greek (Latinized), Late Roman
Latinized form of Κοδράτος (Kodratos), which is the hellenized form of Quadratus.
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]
Cyricus m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Late Greek given name Kerykos (see Kirykos) via a corruption that was caused by the name's similarity to names like Kyriakos and Kyrikos.... [more]
Cyrion m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Kyrion. This name was borne by at least two saints.
Dauidos Δαυιδος m Late Greek
Late Greek form of Dauid (See David).
Diogenianos Διογενιανός 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 Διοκλητιανός m Late Roman (Hellenized), Late Greek
Hellenized form of Diocletianus (see Diocletian).
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.
Empeirikos Ἐμπειρικός m Late Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective ἐμπειρικός (empeirikos) meaning "experienced".... [more]
Empiricus m Late Greek (Latinized), Late Roman
Latinized form of Empeirikos. A notable bearer of this name was the Greco-Roman philosopher Sextus Empiricus (3rd 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]
Erasmia Ερασμια f Greek, Late Greek
Derived from Greek ερασμιος (erasmios) meaning "beloved" (compare Erasmos). This name was borne by one of 40 virgin martyrs who were tortured and killed with their teacher Ammon under Licinius, the ruler of Thrace.
Euangelios Εὐαγγέλιος 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]
Eucharios Εὐχάριος m Late Greek
Variant of Euchares (strictly masculine) or Eucharis (unisex).
Eucharius m Late Greek (Latinized), Late Roman, German (Archaic)
Latinized form of Eucharios. This is the name of a Roman Catholic saint, who is venerated as the first bishop of what is now Trier in Germany.
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.
Eudoxios Εὐδόξιος m Late Greek
Masculine form of Eudoxia.
Eudoxius m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Eudoxios.... [more]
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.
Eulabios Εὐλάβιος m Late Greek, History (Ecclesiastical)
Derived from the Greek noun εὐλάβεια (eulabeia) meaning "discretion, caution" (see Eulabeia). Also compare the Greek adjective εὐλαβής (eulabes) meaning "taking hold well, holding fast, clinging" as well as "discreet, cautious, undertaking prudently".
Eulalios Εὐλάλιος m Late Greek
Masculine form of Eulalia. This name was borne by a Byzantine painter from the 12th century AD.
Eulalius m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Eulalios. This name was borne by an antipope from the 5th century AD.
Eulampia Ευλαμπία f Late Greek
Feminine form of Eulampios.... [more]
Eulampios Ευλάμπιος m Late Greek
Derived from Greek ευ (eu) meaning "good, well" combined with Greek λάμπω (lampo) meaning "to give light, to shine".
Eunician m Late Greek (Anglicized)
Anglicized form of Eunikianos via its latinized form Eunicianus.... [more]
Eunikianos Ευνικιανός 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 Ευνοϊκός 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 Εὐνόιος 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]
Eunon Εὔνων m Late Greek (Rare)
Meaning uncertain. It might possibly be derived from Greek εὐνῶν (eunon), which is the genitive plural of the Greek noun εὐνή (eune) meaning "bed". In the plural, that word can also refer to stones that are thrown from a ship and used as anchors... [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.
Eustathia Εὐσταθία f Late Greek
Feminine form of Eustathios.
Eustolia Εὐστολία f Late Greek, Spanish (Mexican)
Feminine form of Eustolios. This name was borne by a saint from the 7th century AD.
Eustolios Εὐστόλιος m Late Greek
Variant of Eustolos.
Eustolos Εὔστολος 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 Εὐστράτιος 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.
Eutychianos Εὐτυχιανός m Late Roman (Hellenized), Late Greek
Hellenized form of Eutychianus.
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.
Gerontios Γερόντιος m Late Greek
Original Greek form of Gerontius.
Glycerius m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Glykerios (see Glykeria).
Glykerios Γλυκέριος m Late Greek
Masculine form of Glykeria.
Gnosiphilos Γνωσίφιλος m Late Greek
Derived from the Greek noun γνῶσις (gnosis) meaning "seeking to know, inquiry, knowledge" (see Gnosis) combined with the Greek noun φίλος (philos) meaning "friend, lover".
Hesychios Ἡσύχιος 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 Ἱεροδώρα 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 Ἱερόθεος 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 Ἱερόξενος m Late Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective ἱερός (hieros) meaning "sacred" combined with Greek ξένος (xenos) meaning "foreign, strange" as well as "foreigner, guest".... [more]
Hypatios Ὑπάτιος 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).
Ioannikos Ιωαννίκος m Late Greek
Variant of Ioannikios.
Iouliane Ἰουλιανή f Late Greek
Late Greek variant of Iouliana.
Ioulos Ἴουλος m Greek Mythology, Late Greek
Derived from the Greek noun ἴουλος (ioulos) meaning "down" (the first growth of the whiskers and beard) as well as "corn sheaf".... [more]
Iouventios Ἰουβέντιος m Late Roman (Hellenized), Late Greek, Greek
Late Greek and modern Greek form of Iououentios, which is the ancient Greek form of Juventius.
Iulus m Greek Mythology (Latinized), Late Greek (Latinized), Roman Mythology
Latinized form of Ioulos. In Greek and Roman mythology, this was an alternative name of Ascanius, the legendary king of Alba Longa... [more]
Joannicus m Late Greek
Latinized form of Ioannikos.
Kalogeros Καλόγερος m Late Greek
Original Greek form of Calogerus (see Calogero).
Kalokairos Καλόκαιρος 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 Καλοκυρός, Καλωκύρος 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 Καλώνυμος 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 Καρτέριος 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 Κέλσος m Ancient Roman (Hellenized), Late Greek
Hellenized form of Celsus. This name was borne by a Greek philosopher from the 2nd century AD.
Komninos Κομνηνός m Late Greek
Originally from Komni, Thrace. Surname of Byzantine emperors, used today as a baptismal name.
Kyprianos Κυπριανός 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 Κυρίων, Κύριον m Late Greek
Derived from either the Greek noun κύριος (kyrios) meaning "lord, master" or the Greek adjective κύριος (kyrios) meaning "ruling, governing, having power".... [more]
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 Λεύκιος 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".
Loupos Λοῦπος m Ancient Roman (Hellenized), Late Greek
Hellenized form of Lupus (see Loup). Also compare the ancient Greek noun λούπης (loupes) meaning "kite" (as in, the bird of prey).
Louppos Λοῦππος m Late Greek
Variant of Loupos. Also compare the ancient Greek noun λούππις (louppis) meaning "kite" (as in, the bird of prey).
Lyrikos Λυρικός m Late Greek (Rare)
Derived from the Greek adjective λυρικός (lyrikos) meaning "of the lyre" (as in, the musical instrument).
Maurikios Μαυρίκιος m Late Roman (Hellenized), Late Greek, History
Hellenized form of Mauritius via Mauricius.
Megistodoros Μεγιστόδωρος 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 Μελασιππος 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 Μελέτιος 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.
Mesomedes Μεσομήδης m Late Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective μέσος (mesos) meaning "between, in the midst" combined with the Greek verb μήδομαι (medomai) meaning "to think, to plan" (see Archimedes).... [more]
Mocius m Late Greek (Latinized), History (Ecclesiastical)
Latinized form of Mokios. This was the name of a saint from the 3rd century AD.
Mokios Μώκιος m Late Greek, History (Ecclesiastical)
Derived from the Greek noun μωκία (mokia) meaning "mockery". Also compare the Greek noun μῶκος (mokos) meaning "mocker, mockery".... [more]
Moscho Μόσχω 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 Μουσώνιος 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 Μυροφόρα 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.
Nephon Νήφων m Late Greek
Derived from the Greek noun νήφων (nephon) meaning "sober". This name was borne by two ecumenical patriarchs of Constantinople.
Nervas Νέρβας m Ancient Roman (Hellenized), Late Greek, Greek
Late Greek and modern Greek form of Neroua, which is the ancient Greek form of Nerva.
Nikopolitianos Νικοπολιτιανός 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 Νυμφιδία 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... [more]
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 Ονάσανδρος 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]
Oursos Οῦ̓ρσος m Ancient Roman (Hellenized), Late Greek
Hellenized form of Ursus (see Urs).
Oxycholios Ὀξυχόλιος 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]
Palladios Παλλάδιος m Ancient Greek, Late Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek Παλλάδιος (Palladios) meaning "of Pallas" or "belonging to Pallas", Pallas being an epithet of the goddess Athena.
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 Παναγιώτης m Late Greek
Ancient Greek form of Panagiotis.
Pandrosion f Late Greek
Possibly related to Pandrosus.
Pantagathos Παντάγαθος 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 Παρασκευας 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.
Patrobulus m Late Greek (Latinized), History (Ecclesiastical)
Latinized form of the rare Greek name Πατρόβουλος (Patroboulos), which was derived from Greek πατρόβουλος (patroboulos), the name for a hereditary senator.... [more]
Pausicacus m Late Greek (Latinized), History (Ecclesiastical)
Latinized form of Pausikakos. A notable bearer of this name was saint Pausicacus of Synnada (died around 606 AD).
Pausikakos Παυσίκακος m Late Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective παυσίκακος (pausikakos) meaning "ending evils", which consists of the Greek noun παῦσις (pausis) meaning "stopping, ceasing" and the Greek noun κάκη (kake) meaning "wickedness, vice"... [more]
Pegasias m Late Greek
Extended form of Pegasos (see Pegasus). Also compare Pegasios.
Pegasios Πηγάσιος 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 Φανούριος 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... [more]
Philarete Φιλαρέτη f Late Greek
Feminine form of Philaretos.
Philaretos Φιλάρετος m Late Greek
Means "friend of virtue" or "virtuous friend", derived from Greek φιλος (philos) "friend" combined with Greek ἀρετὴ (arete) "virtue, excellence".
Philogonius m Late Greek (Latinized), History (Ecclesiastical)
Latinized form of Φιλογόνιος (Philogonios), which is a variant of Philogonos.... [more]
Philogonos Φιλόγονος m Late Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective φιλόγονος (philogonos) meaning "loving one's children", which consists of Greek φίλος (philos) meaning "beloved, dear" as well as "friend, lover" combined with the Greek noun γονή (gone) meaning "birth, offspring".
Philologos Φιλόλογος 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.
Philomenos Φιλώμενος m Late Greek
Variant of Philomenes or Philoumenos.
Philomenus m Late Greek (Latinized), Dutch (Rare)
Latinized form of Philomenos. This was the name of two saints, namely Philomenus of Ancyra (3rd century AD) and Philomenus of Heraclea (century unknown).
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 Φιλονίλλα 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 Φιλόσοφος 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.
Phosterios Φωστήριος m Late Greek, History (Ecclesiastical)
Derived from φωστῆρος (phosteros), which is the genitive singular of the Greek noun φωστήρ (phoster) meaning "that which gives light" as well as "splendour, radiance".... [more]
Phosterius m Late Greek (Latinized), History (Ecclesiastical)
Latinized form of Phosterios. This was the name of a Byzantine hermit saint from the 6th or 7th century AD.
Photis Φώτις f Late Greek
Derived from the Greek verb φωτίζω (photizo) meaning "to shine, to give light", which is ultimately derived from the Greek noun φῶς (phos) meaning "light".... [more]
Phronton Φρόντων 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... [more]
Poimen Ποιμήν m Late Greek
Derived from the Greek noun ποιμήν (poimen) meaning "herdsman, shepherd".
Polychronia Πολυχρονία f Late Greek
Derived from the Greek noun πολυχρονία (polychronia) meaning "length of time". However, one could also regard this name as the feminine form of Polychronios.... [more]
Polychronios Πολυχρόνιος m Late Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective πολυχρόνιος (polychronios) meaning "long-lasting, long-lived" as well as "of olden time, ancient". It consists of the Greek adjective πολύς (polys) meaning "many" as well as "much" combined with the Greek adjective χρόνιος (chronios) meaning "after a long time, late"... [more]
Polychronius m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Polychronios. This name was borne by several bishops and saints from the Byzantine Empire.
Poplios Πόπλιος 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.
Procopius m Late Greek (Latinized), Late Roman
Latinized form of Prokopios. This name was borne by several Byzantines, Romans and saints.
Prokopia Προκοπία f Late Greek, History
Feminine form of Prokopios. This name was most notably borne by the empress consort of the Byzantine emperor Michael I Rangabe (9th century AD).
Protasia Προτασια f Late Greek, Dutch (Rare), Italian (Rare), Spanish (Rare)
Feminine form of Protasios (see Protasius).
Protasios Προτάσιος 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 Ρήγουλος 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 Ῥητόριος 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 Ῥοδόπη 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 Ρήγας m Late Greek
Rex > Rix > Rigas: "king".
Saracen m Medieval, Late Greek, Medieval French, Medieval Italian
Latin Saracenus, late Greek Σαρακηνός "Saracen".
Saracena f Late Greek, Medieval French, Medieval
Latin Saracenus, late Greek Σαρακηνός "Saracen".
Satorninos Σατορνίνος m Ancient Roman (Hellenized), Late Greek
Late Greek variant of Satourninos, which is the ancient Greek form of Saturninus.
Sauromates Σαυρομάτης 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]
Sebastos Σεβαστός m Late Greek
Derived from Σεβαστός (Sebastos), which is an Ancient Greek calque of the Roman title Augustus. Also compare the Greek noun Σεβάστιος (Sebastios) meaning "an oath by the genius of the Emperor"... [more]
Serenos Σερῆνος m Ancient Roman (Hellenized), Late Greek
Hellenized form of Serenus. A known bearer of this name was Serenos of Antinoöpolis (4th century AD), a Greek mathematician from Roman Egypt.
Servios Σέρβιος m Ancient Roman (Hellenized), Late Greek, Greek
Late Greek and modern Greek form of Serouios, which is the ancient Greek form of Servius.
Severa Σεβήρα f Ancient Roman, Late Greek, Italian, Russian (Rare), Spanish, Portuguese, Sardinian, Galician
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 Σεβηριανός m Ancient Roman (Hellenized), Late Greek
Late Greek form of Seouerianos, which is the ancient Greek form of Severianus.
Severinos Σεβερίνος m Ancient Roman (Hellenized), Late Greek, Greek
Late Greek and modern Greek form of Seouerinos, which is the ancient Greek form of Severinus.
Severos Σεβήρος 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.
Sisinnios Σισίννιος m Late Greek
Of uncertain origin.
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... [more]
Stachys Στάχυς 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 Σταυράκιος 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]
Staurophila Σταυροφιλά f Late Greek, Literature
Feminine form of Staurophilos. In literature, this is the name of the main character of Regia Via Crucis (1635), an important counter-reformation devotional emblem book written by the Dutch-born Flemish Benedictine monk Benedictus van Haeften (1588-1648)... [more]
Staurophilos Σταυρόφιλος m Late Greek
Means "friend of the cross" in Greek, derived from the Greek noun σταυρός (stauros) meaning "cross, crucifix" (see Stavros) combined with the Greek noun φίλος (philos) meaning "friend, lover".... [more]
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 Συγκλητική 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 Συγκλητική f Late Greek
Original Greek form of Syncletica.
Tatiana Τατιάνα 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 Τατιανή 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 Θαληλαίος 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.
Themistios Θεμίστιος 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.
Theocharista f Late Greek
The name of a Byzantine noblewoman. Possibly from the Greek ‘theos’, meaning God, and ‘charis’, meaning ‘grace, kindness’.
Theoctista f Late Greek (Latinized), History (Ecclesiastical)
Latinized form of Theoktiste. This name was borne by a sister of the Eastern Roman emperor Maurice (539-602 AD) as well as by one of his daughters.
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.
Theodoretos Θεοδώρητος m Late Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective θεοδώρητος (theodoretos) meaning "given by God", which consists of the Greek noun θεός (theos) meaning "god" and the Greek adjective δωρητός (doretos) meaning "open to gifts".
Theodoula Θεοδούλα f Late Greek, Greek
Late Greek and modern Greek form of Theodoule.
Theodoulia Θεοδούλια f Late Greek
Variant form of Theodoula.
Theodoxia Θεοδοξία f Late Greek, History (Ecclesiastical)
Derived from the Greek noun θεός (theos) meaning "god" combined with the Greek noun δόξα (doxa) meaning "notion, reputation, honour".... [more]
Theodula f Ancient Greek (Latinized), Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Theodoule and its Late Greek form Theodoula.... [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 Θεοκτίστη f Late Greek
Feminine form of Theoktistos.... [more]
Theoktistos Θεόκτιστος 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 Θεόληπτος 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.
Theologos Θεόλογος m Late Greek, Greek
Derived from the Greek noun θεόλογος (theologos) meaning "one who discourses of the gods" i.e. a theologian. It consists of the Greek noun θεός (theos) meaning "god" combined with the Greek noun λόγος (logos) meaning "word, speech, utterance".... [more]
Theonymphe Θεονύμφη f Late Greek
Means "bride of god" from Greek θεος (theos) "god" and νυμφη (nymphe) "bride, young wife". This name belonged to one of 40 holy virgins martyred in Adrianople at the beginning of the 4th century.
Theopemptos Θεόπεμπτος 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.
Theopiste Θεοπίστη f Late Greek
Feminine form of Theopistos.
Theopistos Θεόπιστος m Late Greek, Greek (Rare)
Derived from the Greek adjective θεόπιστος (theopistos) meaning "faithful to God", which consists of the Greek noun θεός (theos) meaning "god" and the Greek adjective πιστός (pistos) meaning "faithful, trusty" (also see Pistis).
Theopistus m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Theopistos. This was the name of two saints, one of which was a son of saint Eustace (died in 118 AD).
Theoprepios Θεοπρέπιος m Late Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective θεοπρεπής (theoprepes) meaning "meet for a god".... [more]
Theoprepius m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Theoprepios. A notable bearer of this name was saint Theoprepius of Illyria (died around 121 AD).
Theosebia Θεοσέβεια f Late Greek (Latinized)
Derived from the Greek noun θεοσέβεια (theosebeia) meaning "service" as well as "fear of God", which consists of Greek θεός (theos) meaning "god" combined with Greek σέβας (sebas) meaning "respect, reverential awe"... [more]
Theosterictus m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Theosteriktos. A notable bearer of this name was saint Theosterictus the Confessor (8th century AD).
Theosteriktos Θεοστήρικτος m Late Greek
Derived from the Greek adjective θεοστήρικτος (theosteriktos) meaning "supported by God", which consists of the Greek noun θεός (theos) meaning "god" and the Greek adjective στηρικτός (steriktos) meaning "solid, firmly based".... [more]
Theostichos Θεοστίχος m Late Greek
Derived from the Greek noun θεός (theos) meaning "god" combined with the Greek noun στίχος (stichos) meaning "row". Also compare the related Greek noun στοῖχος (stoichos) meaning "row in an ascending series"... [more]
Theostichus m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Theostichos. This was the name of one of the Nine Martyrs of Cyzicus, who died there in the 3rd century AD.
Theotecnus m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Theoteknos. A notable bearer of this name was the 4th-century saint Theotecnus of Antioch.
Theoteknos Θεότεκνος m Late Greek
Means "child of God", derived from the Greek noun θεός (theos) meaning "god" combined with the Greek noun τέκνον (teknon) meaning "child".... [more]
Trophima Τρόφιμα f Late Greek, Late Roman
Feminine form of Trophimos (Late Greek) and Trophimus (Late Roman).... [more]
Valentinianos Βαλεντινιανός m Ancient Roman (Hellenized), Late Greek, Greek
Late Greek and modern Greek form of Oualentinianos, which is the ancient Greek form of Valentinianus.
Valentinos Βαλεντίνος 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 Βαλεριανός m Ancient Roman (Hellenized), Late Greek, Greek
Late Greek and modern Greek form of Oualerianos, which is the ancient Greek form of Valerianus.
Valerios Βαλέριος m Ancient Roman (Hellenized), Late Greek, Greek
Late Greek and modern Greek form of Oualerios, which is the ancient Greek form of Valerius.
Vasiliskos ΒΑΣΙΛΊΣΚΟΣ m Greek, Late Greek
Modern Greek form of Basiliscus (see Basiliskos).
Zoides Ζωίδης m Late Greek
Derived from the Greek noun ζωή (zoe) meaning "life" (see Zoe) combined with the patronymic suffix ἴδης (ides).
Zosimas Ζωσιμᾶς 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.