Famous Greeks by name Giannis

Name Giannis or Yiannis, is the second most common male name in Greece after Giorgos. Giannis  or Ioannis is the Greek version of name John and is found in many languages as well. Here we will be giving a short … Read More…

Garifallia

Garifallia is a female Greek name which actually originates from the ancient years, although the name was not in use at the time. Garifallia is a name that refers to the flower clove. In its ancient form it means the … Read More…

Georgia or Yeorgia

Georgia or Yeorgia is a Greek name, the female respective of name Giorgos or Yiorgos. Although not as common as the mail counterpart, Georgia is still a rather common name in Greece for women. Although similarly spelled in the Latin … Read More…

Georgios

Georgios is a male Greek name, the full version of name Giorgos. As mentioned in other posts as well, Georgios (Giorgos) is the most common name in Greece, both in mainland and the islands. The name Georgios derives from the … Read More…

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 … Read More…

Gianna

Gianna is a female name commonly given to girls in Greece; it derives from the name Ioanna and is the female respective of name Giannis. Gianna, as name Giannis, come from the Hebrew name Yochanan, which means “with the grace … Read More…

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 … Read More…

Giannoula

Giannoula is a female name deriving from the Greek female name Ioanna; it is a known diminutive of name Gianna, the Greek equivalent for name Johanna in English. Giannoula is a name commonly  found in the Western regions of Greece, … Read More…

Giorgos

Giorgos or Yiorgos standing for George in Greek, is a very common Greek male Name, found in all regions of mainland and islands. According to statistics Giorgos is the most common male name in Greece, since approximately 16% of the … Read More…

Grigoria

Girgoria is a female Greek name, the female respective of name Grigoris. As its male equivalent, name Grigoria derives from the word grigoros, which means fast and alert. Grigoria is less common than the male version of the name. Sound … Read More…

Grigoris

Grigoris is a Greek male name commonly used in Greece. It is the main nickname of name Grigorios – as it is in its full and official form.  Grigoris is a name deriving from the Greek word “grigoros” which means, … Read More…