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150+ Most Popular Greek Baby Names

Baby NamesMay 25, 2021
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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 baby name, you’ve come to the right place! Many parents choose to honor their family heritage with their baby’s name. Do you or your partner have any Greek roots? There are many beautiful, classic Greek baby names with powerful meanings to choose from. Greek Baby Names Greek Baby Names for Girls 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,… Read More

One of the best parts of pregnancy is choosing your baby’s name! If you are expecting and considering a Greek baby name, you’ve come to the right place! Many parents choose to honor their family heritage with their baby’s name. Do you or your partner have any Greek roots?

There are many beautiful, classic Greek baby names with powerful meanings to choose from.

Greek Baby Names

Greek Baby Names for Girls

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 name for your daughter?

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.”

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

Popular Greek Baby Names for Girls

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 Baby Names for Boys

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 name for your son?

You might consider Andrew, which means “warrior;” Luke, which means “light and bright;” Peter, which means “rock;” Philip or Phillip, which mean “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 all means “defender of mankind,” or Cole, which means “victory of the people.”

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

Popular Greek Baby Names for Boys

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

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