Iasonas

Iason or Iasonas is a male Greek name, quite popular in the ancient years. Iasonas derives from Greek ιασθαι (iasthai) “to heal”. The English name Jason comes from name Iason. In Greek mythology Iason was the leader of the Argonauts. After his … Read More…

Ifigenia or Ifigeneia

Ifigeneia is a female Greek name which derives from the Greek words “ifios” and “gignomai” that mean “strong” and “become” respectively. Therefore, Ifigeneia is the woman who becomes strong. Ifigeneia is a popular ancient Greek name; she was the daughter … Read More…

Ignatios

Ignatios is a male Greek name. It is not a very common name, although it used to be relatively popular during the 60s and 70s, especially in the Greek mainland. The roots and etymology of name Ignatios are not known, … Read More…

Iliana or Eliana

Iliana or Eliana is a female Greek name, the female respective of name Elias or Ilias. According to the etymology of the male name, Iliana also comes from the Hebrew Name Eliyahu which means “my God is Jehovah”, which was mentioned … Read More…

Ilias or Elias

Ilias or Elias is a male name that derives from the Hebrew culture and tradition. According to its etymology it comes from the Hebrew Name Eliyahu which means my God is Jehovah, and was mentioned in many Hebrew religious books … Read More…

Ioanna

Ioanna is a female Greek name, the respective of male name Ioannis. It is a rather common name and its origins are found in the Hebrew language, as both Ioanna and Ioannis come from the word Yochanan, which means “with the … Read More…

Ioannis

Ioannis is a Greek male name very commonly found in Greece. It is the regular and full version of name Yannis or Giannis. Ioannis comes from the Hebrew name Yochanan, which means “gracious” or “with the grace of God” and … Read More…

Iordanis

Iordanis is a male Greek name whose origins are found in the Hebrew language. Iordanis is the name of the River Jordan, which flows between the countries of Jordan and Israel. The river’s name in Hebrew is Yarden, and it … Read More…

Iossif or Iosif

Iossif or Iosif is a male Greek name which is moderately common in the country, mostly in the Greek islands and Crete. However, some of the diminutives of the name Iossif are way more common and popular compared to the … Read More…

Ioulia

Ioulia is a female Greek name which has both Greek and Latin roots. In ancient Greece, the name Ioulios (the male respective of Ioulia)  referred to a particular season of the year, which included summer as well. Later, in the … Read More…

Ioulitta or Ioulita

Ioulitta is a female Greek name that was used in Greece since the early Medieval years. It is considered a name of Venetian origin, therefore the existence of the Venetians in Greece since the 13th century obviously affected and influenced … Read More…

Ira or Hera

Ira or Hera is a female Greek name, one of the most known ancient Greek names. The origins of the name Ira or Hera are somewhat uncertain; it is believed that name Ira derives from the word “iroas” which means … Read More…

Iraklis or Herakles

Iraklis or Herakles is a male Greek name, which originates from the ancient years and refers to the hero Hercules of the Greek mythology The ancient Greek name Herakles or Iraklis derives from the words “hera” – the name of … Read More…

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

Iris

Iris is a female Greek name. The roots of the Greek name Iris are found in the ancient years. Iris was a deity, the deity of the Rainbow. In modern Greek the word iris is used as an alternative for … Read More…

Iro

Iro is a female name originating from Ancient Greece. There are several different versions referring to the meaning and name Iro, with the most common one being that the name comes from the same root as the word iros, meaning … Read More…

Isidora

Isidora is a female Greek name whose origins are found in the ancient years; however, in ancient Greece it was not a very common name and was mainly used in early Christian years. Isidora derives from the words “isos” and … Read More…

Isidoros

Isidoros is a male Greek name which derives from the Greek words “isos”, which means equal, and “doron” which means present (gift). Therefore, Isidoros means the “equal gift”. Isidoros is an ancient Greek name  but it became known and in … Read More…

Ismini or Ismene

Ismini or Ismene is a female Greek name whose origins are found in Ancient Greece. The name Ismini or Ismene derives possibly from the Greek word isme which means “knowledge”. Sound of name Ismini: Ee-smeé-neeh Male Version of name Ismini: N/A Nameday … Read More…