Eleni

Eleni is a very common female Greek Name, popular both in Greece and Cyprus. The name Eleni has a long and interesting history, as it dates back to the antiquity. Eleni in Ancient Greece was a synonym of the “shining” and “glorious” woman. Perhaps this happened because Helen of Troy, the most famous Eleni in […]

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Nikos

Nikos is a very common Greek male name; it derives from the name Nikolaos or Nicholas which means victory of the people, as it comes from the Greek words “nike” (victory) and laos which means people. Sound of name Nikos: Ni’-kos Nameday of Name Nikos: December 6th Female Version of Name Nikos: Niki, Nikoletta Origin […]

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Dimitris

Dimitris is a very common Greek male name, deriving from name Dimitrios, the Greek version of the name Demetrius. Dimitrios is a name that comes from the female name Demeter (Goddess Dimitra is the most known since the antiquity). Demeter derives from the Greek words Gi (Gaia) and Mitra (Mother). The name Dimitrios or Dimitris […]

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Giannis

Giannis or Yiannis is a very common male name in Greece; it comes from the name Ioannis and it is its most commonly used version. Ioannis or Giannis, come from the Hebrew name Yochanan, which means “gracious” or with the grace of God. The name Giannis became popular to the Western and Eastern Church due […]

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Petros

Petros is a very common Greek male name; it comes from the Aramaic and ancient Greek language and it refers to the word petra that means rock. Petros is the Greek version of name Peter and it is mostly known due to Apostle Peter. Sound of Name Petros: Pe’-tros Female Version of Name Petros: Petrina, […]

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Elpida

Elpida is a common Female name in Greece. Its origins date back to the antiquity. Elpida in both ancient and modern Greek means hope. Sound of Name Elpida: El-pi’-da Male Version of Name Elpida: N/A Nameday of name Elpida: September 17th along with Pisti, Sofia and Agapi Origin of name Elpida – Saint Elpida Elpida, […]

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Anna

Anna is a very common Greek female name; the name itself is used in all western languages and religions of the world, although there are minor differences in spelling. Anna is the latin version of the Hebrew name Hannah and it appears in the New Testament. Hannah means grace and favour. Sound of name Anna: […]

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Thanassis

Thanassis is a very common Greek male name; it is a nickname of the name Athanasios, which is not that commonly used in its full form. The name comes from the Greek word “athanatos” and “athanasia” which mean immortal and immortality respectively. Sound of Name Thanassis: Tha-na’s-sis Female Version of Name Thanassis: Athanassia Nameday of […]

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Eirini

Eirini is a popular Greek female name, whose origins are found in Ancient Greece. Irene or Eirini as it is written in Greek, comes from the ancient Greek word “eiro” which means “to connect”. Eirini in Greek means peace (ειρήνη). Sound of Name Eirini: I-ree’-ne Male Version of name Eirini: N/A Nameday of name Eirini: […]

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Irene

Irene is a different way to write the female Greek name Eirini, which means peace in Greek. Sound of Name Irene: I-ree’-ne Male Version of name Irene: N/A Nameday of name Irene: May 5th

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Aris

Aris is a common Greek male name, whose origins are traced back in ancient Greek Mythology. The name Aris is associated with the ancient Greek word “are” which refers to ruin and bane. In Dorian dialect the same word “ara” refers to the battle and the fight. Name Aris can be given to boys as […]

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