Dafni or Daphne

Dafni or Daphne is a female Greek name whose origins are found in the ancient Greek mythology. Dafni means “laurel” in Greek and it has been used since the antiquity. It became a popular name in the English speaking world … Read More…

Damianos

Damianos is a Greek name which derives from the Greek word “damao” which means “to tame”. Damianos is not a very common name, but many people who are close to the Church and are deep believers in Christian religion use … Read More…

Danai

Danai is a female Greek name, whose roots are found in the very same origins of the Greek nation as well. Danai comes from the Greek word “Danaoi”, the one of the three tribes that compound the Greek nation in … Read More…

Despoina

Despoina is one of the most beloved female Greek names. Despoina (or Despina)  is also considered somehow “sacred” because it refers to Virgin Mary, as we will explain further on. Despoina in Greek means “lady” and comes from the verb … Read More…

Dimitra

Dimitra is a Greek female name that appeared in the ancient years, as the most known woman bearing this name was godess Demeter, Dimitra in Greek. The word Demeter derives from the Greek words Gi (Gaia) and Mitra (Mother). The … Read More…

Dimitrios

Dimitrios is a male name in Greece; it is one of the most common Greek names, quite popular in Northern Greece and mostly in Thessaloniki and nearby areas. Dimitrios is a name deriving from the  female name Demeter (associated with Goddess … Read More…

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 … Read More…

Dimitroula

Dimitroula is a female Greek name; it is a cute and tender version of the name Dimitra, one of its main nicknames. Dimitroula is a name used to call a small girl or a woman in a more playful way. … Read More…

Dimos or Demos

Dimos or Demos is a male Greek name which comes from the ancient years. Dimos in ancient Greek means “people”; this is why we are talking about “democracy”and in modern Greek it also means “municipality”. Sound of name Dimos: Dee-mos … Read More…

Dimosthenis

Dimosthenis is a male Greek name which exists since the ancient years. Name Dimosthenis derives from the words “dimos” which means people and “sthenos” which means power, therefore Dimosthenis means the “vigour of the people”. Sound of name Dimosthenis: Dee-mo-sthé-nees … Read More…

Diogenis

Diogenis is an ancient Greek name which derives from the Greek words Dias and genos, that mean Zeus and birth respectively, therefore, Diogenis is the one who is born by Zeus, by god. Sound of name Diogenis: Deeo-yé-nees Female Version … Read More…

Dionissia

Dionissia is a Greek female name, the female respective of name Dionissis. Its roots are also found in God Dionissos of the Ancient Greek mythology, the God of wine and fertility. Dionissia is less common name than Dionissis, although quite … Read More…

Dionissis

Dionissis is a common male name in Greece, especially popular in the Ionian Islands and most particularly the island of Zakinthos – Zante. Dionissis is a name whose etymology is found at the roots of the ancient Greek language. It … Read More…

Dorothea

Dorothea is a female Greek name which derives from the Greek words “doro” which means gift and “theos” which means God. Dorothea is, thus, God’s gift. Sound of name Dorothea: Do-ro-thé-a Male Version of name Dorothea: Dorotheos Nameday of Dorothea: … Read More…

Dorotheos

Dorotheos is a male Greek name which derives from the Greek words “doro” and theos” which mean gift and God, respectively. Therefore, Dorotheos means the one who is a gift from God. Sound of name Dorotheos: Do-ró-theos Female Version of … Read More…