Greek Names

Greek Names – Introduction

Greek names reflect a long history and an unbroken line of centuries within a family. Usually, when a child is born it is given the name of its grandmother or…

Female Greek Names

If you have been to Greece at least once, you have probably figured out already which are the most common Female Greek names. You have met at least two Marias…

Male Greek Names

Male Greek names are so many and different. In Greece there are male names from the antiquity – some of the ancient Greek male names are truly amazing and interesting…

Greek Surnames

Greek surnames are complicated for most foreigners; not to mention how weird they sound! The origins of Greek surnames, roots and etymology vary a lot; in fact you can find…

Greek Name Days

Greek Name Days are an indispensable part of the Greek tradition. It is most likely that, when you find yourself in Greece, you will think that the same Greek names…

Ancient Greek Names

Ancient Greek names are popular almost all over the world. It is not uncommon to find male or female ancient Greek names in other countries and continents. This comes as…

Greek God Names

The Greek Mythology is vast and seems almost endless; so do the Greek God Names. When referring to Gods, most of us think of the 12 Gods of the Olympus,…

US cities with Greek names

Have you ever thought how many US cities with Greek names exist? You will be surprised to know that there are more than one hundred American cities with Greek names….

Companies with Greek Names

There are numerous renowned and successful companies with Greek names all over the world, most of them being European and American companies. You might recognize the names of certain  companies…

Greek Names of the Planets

Do you know the Greek names of the Planets? The names of the planets are given by more or less famous astronomers who discovered them throughout the years. The planets…

Greek names and love

Certain Greek names are synonymous of love, either because these names refer to love itself, or because they are associated with one of its characteristics and virtues. In Greece, there…

Greek Names of the Zodiac Signs

Did you know that the  Greek names of the Zodiac Signs have influenced and defined the universal names of the signs in the zodiac circle? Do you know what are…

Greek Names of Jesus Christ

In Greece, Jesus Christ is the savior, the cornerstone of the Orthodox Religion, thus, there are several different Greek names of Jesus Christ you can find in different religious documents…

Zeus Greek Names

Zeus’ Greek Names reflect his multi-leveled role in ancient Greek Mythology. Zeus is the King of the Gods , the ruler of the Olympian Gods. Unlike many Greek divinities, the origins…

Names of the 7 Sages of Ancient Greece

The Seven Sages of Ancient Greece was the title given to seven wise men who were philosophers, statesmen and law-givers in Ancient Greece. The Seven Sages of Ancient Greece are…

Names of Ancient Greek Philosophers

Many of the names of Ancient Greek Philosophers are well-known due to the fact that philosophy was actually born in Greece, as the word itself proclaims. The base of science, political theory,…

Names of Ancient Greek Astronomers

It is most certain that the names of Ancient Greek Astronomers are known worldwide, due to their contribution to Astronomy and mathematics. The Hellenistic period marked advances in astronomy, mathematics…

Ancient Greek names in Hesiod’s Theogony

The Theogony of Hesiod (Theogonia of Isiodos in Greek) seems to have been the earliest surviving literary version of the creation of the Earth and the birth of the gods…

Greek names starting with B or X

You have maybe noticed that there are no Greek names starting with the letter B or X in our site. It is not our omission or mistake; it is all about…

Foreign names used in Greece

There are numerous foreign names used in Greece today; most of these names are used in a somewhat “Greek version”, that makes us forget they are foreign names or with…