female greek name zinovia

Zinovia

Zinovia is a Greek female name which means “life of Zeus”. Zinovia derives from the Greek word zeno, a prefix form of the name of God Zeus, combined with bios, which means “life”. So, Zinovia means Zeus’ life. Sound of name Zinovia: Xee-no-vée-a Male Version of Zinovia: Zinovios Nameday of Zinovia: October 30th Origin of name Zinovia […]

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male greek name makis

Makis

Makis is a male Greek name commonly used in Greece. Makis is actually a nickname, diminutive of certain main male names, such as Thomas, Efthymis, Asimakis and more. In Greece it is quite common to see male names in -akis, such as Sakis or Takis, because the suffix -akis means “the little one” and is […]

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male greek name gerasimos

Gerasimos

Gerasimos is a male Greek name, which is commonly found on the island of Kefalonia or Cephalonia in the Ionian Sea. Gerasimos derives from the Greek words geras (γερας), which means both “old” or “honour”. In general, Gerasimos is the honorable man. Sound of name Gerasimos: Ge-rá-see-mos Female Version of name Gerasimos: Gerasimoula Nameday of […]

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greek female name efthalia

Efthalia

Efthalia is a female Greek name, which derives from the Greek words “ef” and “thalo”, which mean good and blossom respectively. Therefore, Efthalia means the rich and blooming one. Name Efthalia is not as common as it used to be in Greece.  There is something interesting here: although the name is Christian, its main diminutive […]

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female greek name thalia

Thalia

Thalia is a female Greek name that derives from the main name Efthalia. Although today it is considered a diminutive, in ancient Greece Thalia was a standalone ancient Greek name. Thalia was attributed to many Greek women, including one of the nine Muses. Name Thalia comes from the verb thalleo or thallo, meaning to sprout abundant, […]

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Androniki

Androniki is a female Greek name which derives from the Greek words andros and niki, which mean “of the man” and “victory” respectively. Hence, Androniki means the victory of a man, or the victorious man. Androniki is an ancient Greek name which is also included in the Greek Orthodox Calendar. Sound of name Androniki: A-nthro-neé-keeh […]

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male greek name andronikos

Andronikos

Andronikos is a male Greek name, which derives from the words “andros” (of the man) and “niki” (victory). Andronikos is an ancient Greek name, which means victorious. It is the male respective of name Androniki. Sound of name Andronikos: A-ndró-nee-kos Female Version of name Andronikos: Androniki Nameday of Andronikos: May 17th and July 30th Origin of name […]

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female greek name evanthia

Evanthia

Evanthia is a female Greek name, whose origins are found in Ancient Greece, but it was used more during the early Christian years. The name Evanthia derives from the words “ev” and “anthos” which mean nice and rosebud, therefore Evanthia means the nicely blossoming flower. Sound of name Evanthia: E-van-theé-ah Male Version of name Evanthia: […]

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male greek name Takis

Takis

Takis is a male Greek name which is rather common in Greece, or at least used to be until recently. Nowadays, Greek people tend to keep their main name and avoid using diminutives or nicknames, as it used to happen in the past. Takis is one of the most common nicknames, deriving though from several […]

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