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Baby NamesUpdated October 14, 2022

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One of the best parts of pregnancy is choosing your baby’s name! If you are expecting and considering a Greek name, you’ve come to the right place! Many parents choose to honor their family heritage with their baby’s name. There are many beautiful, classic Greek boy names and Greek girl names with powerful meanings.

Greek Names for Your Baby

Greek Girl Names

Are you a Greek mythology enthusiast? You might like Aphrodite, which means “love and beauty;” Athena, which means “goddess of war and wisdom;” Cynthia, which means “goddess of the moon;” Hera, which means “heroine;” Olympia, which means “heavenly or a goddess from Mount Olympus;” or Rhea, which means “a flowing stream of water or mother of gods and goddesses.”

Disney fan? You might consider Anastasia of Cinderella’s stepsister fame, which means “resurrection,” or Ursula, of The Little Mermaid villain fame, which means “little bear.” Wizard of Oz fan? You might like Dorothy, which means “gift of God.”

Literary enthusiast? You might like Penelope, the name of Odysseus’ wife in The Odyssey, which means “weaver,” or Ophelia, of Shakespeare’s Hamlet fame, which means “helpful and wise.” Harry Potter fan? You might like Hermione, which means “messenger of the gods.”

Music enthusiast? You might choose Aretha, like famous singer Aretha Franklin, or Selena, of Tejano singer-songwriter fame, which means “the moon.” Or you might like Calliope, which means “beautiful voice.”

Do you love nature and the outdoors? You might like Amethyst, which means “precious purple jewel;” Chloe or Khloe, which mean “green shoot;” Daphne, which means “laurel tree;” Eleanor, Eleanora, Elena, Elina, Ellen, Elliana, Helen, Helena, or Lenora, which all mean “sunray or shining light;” Iris, which means “rainbow;” or Maggie, Margaret, Margot, or Marjorie, which all mean “pearl.” Or you might choose Georgia, which means “farmer.”

Maybe you want to choose a biblical girl name? You might like Lydia, which means “from Lydia, a region of Asia Minor,” or Phoebe, which means “bright or radiant.”

Want to give your daughter a strong name befitting a female warrior? You might consider Alessandra, Alexandra, Alexa, Alexis, or Lexi, which all mean “defender of mankind.” Or you might like Berenice, which means “victorious;” Nicole, which means “victorious and triumphant;” or Stephanie, which means “victorious or wearer of the crown.”

Want something a little more elegant for your little girl? Try Alayna, which means “precious,” or Calista, which means “the most beautiful.”

Popular Greek Names for Girls

Here are a few of the most popular Greek girl names in alphabetical order:

Agnes

Alayna

Alessandra, Alexandra, Alexa, Alexia, Alexis, or Lexi

Alyssa

Amethyst

Anastasia

Andrea

Andi or Andie

Andromeda

Angelina

Aphrodite

Aretha

Ariana

Athena

Azalea

Berenice

Calista

Calliope

Catherine or Katherine

Caitlyn

Callie

Cassandra

Catalina or Katalina

Cora or Kora

Chloe or Khloe

Crystal

Cynthia

Danae

Daphne

Demi

Dorothy

Elaina or Elaine

Ella

Eleanor, Eleanora, Elena, Elina, Ellen, Elliana, Helen, Helena, or Lenora

Ellie

Euphemie

Evangeline

Georgia

Harmony

Hera

Hermione

Ida

Irene

Iris

Jacinta

Karla

Kira

Kori

Lois

Lydia

Magdalena

Maggie, Margaret, Margot, or Marjorie

Melani, Melania, or Melanie

Melissa

Melody

Mya

Nicole

Olympia

Ophelia

Penelope or Penny

Petra

Phoebe

Phoenix

Rhea

Selena or Selina

Sofia, Sophia, or Sophie

Stacy

Stephanie

Teresa or Theresa

Tessa

Thalia

Thea or Theadora

Thelma

Tiffany

Ursula

Vanessa

Xena or Xenia

Xiomara

Yolanda

Zoe or Zoey

Greek Boy Names

Beatles fan? You might consider Jude, which means “praised.” Disney fan? You might like Sebastian of The Little Mermaid fame, which means “revered.”

Marvel Comics fan? You might choose Thanos, which means “noble and immortal.”

Greek mythology enthusiast? You might like Achilles, which means “hero of the Trojan war;” Adonis, which means “handsome and Lord;” Apollo, which means “manly and handsome;” Ares, which means “god of war;” Atlas, which means “to carry;” Dion, which means “joyful follower of Dionysus and Zeus;” Eros, which means “love and affection;” Hermes, which means “a pile of stones;” Orion, which means “great hunter;” or Zeus, which simply means “God.”

Literary enthusiast? You might choose Atticus, like Atticus Finch in To Kill A Mockingbird, which means “from Attica, an area in Greece that includes Athens.” Or you might like Homer, like the author of The Odyssey, which means “a pledge.”

Do you love nature? You might like George or Jorge, which both mean “farmer;” Leander, which means “like a lion;” Leandro, which means “lion man;” or Leon, which means “lion.”

Maybe you want to choose a biblical boy name? You might consider Andrew, which means “warrior;” Luke, which means “light and bright;” Peter, which means “rock;” Philip or Phillip, which means “horse lover;” Stephen, which means “crown or garland;” or Timothy, which means “God’s honor.”

Want to give your son a name worthy of a warrior? Consider Alessandro, Alex, Alexander, or Xander, which means “defender of mankind,” or Cole, which means “victory of the people.”

Popular Greek Names for Boys

Here are a few of the most popular Greek boy names in alphabetical order:

Achilles

Adonis

Alessandro, Alex, Alexander, or Xander

Alistair

Ambrose

Andrew

Apollo

Ares

Arsenio

Atlas

Atticus

Basil

Chris or Christopher

Cletus

Cole

Constantine

Cyril

Damian or Damien

Damon

Darius

Deacon

Demetrius or Dimitri

Dennis

Dion

Eros

Esteban

Eugene

Eustace

Evander

George or Jorge

Gregory

Hector

Hermes

Homer

Ion

Jason

Jasper

Jerome

Jude

Judson

Julian, Julien, Julio, or Julius

Leander

Leandro

Leon

Lukas or Luke

Myron

Nicholas, Nickolas, Nicolas, Nico, Niko, Nikolai, or Nikolas

Orion

Peter

Philip or Phillip

Phoenix

Pierce

Sebastian

Socrates

Stavros

Stephen

Thanos

Theo or Theodore

Timothy

Ulysses

Zeus

With so many beautiful Greek names, I hope you found a few Greek names for girls or Greek names for boys to add to your list! What were your favorites?

Want more baby names? Check out the top baby names for 2022 or the coolest boy names and coolest girl names.

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