Magda

Magda is a female Greek name, which derives from the name Magdalini, being its most common diminutive. Sound of name Magda: Mág-da Male Version of name Magda: N/A Nameday of name Magda: July 22nd Origin of name Magda Magda derives … Read More…

Magdalini

Magdalini is a female Greek name, whose origins are found in the early Christian Years. The name derives from a title that means “of Magdala” a region in Galilee. Mary Magdalene, a character in the New Testament, was named thus … Read More…

Magia or Maya

Magia or Maya is a female Greek name, whose origins and roots are found in the ancient years. Magia is an ancient Greek name and was one of the Pleiades or Seven Sisters, that were representing a star cluster. We know … Read More…

Mairi

Mairi is a female Greek name, deriving from the name Maria. Mairi is a rather common name in Greece, although it is mostly used in the Greek mainland rather than the islands. Mairi is obviously the Greek respective of name … Read More…

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, … Read More…

Mando or Manto

Mando or Manto is a female Greek name deriving from the Greek word “mantis”, which means prophet or fortune teller. Mando is an ancient Greek name; you can find it written both ways, because the spelling Manto seems to be … Read More…

Manolis

Manolis is a male name commonly found in Greece; it derives from the name Emmanouil, which comes from the Hebrew word Immanuel meaning ” God is with us”. This used to be the foretold name of the Messiah in the … Read More…

Manos

Manos is a male name in Greece, deriving from the name Emmanouil. It is the short version of name Manolis and is very common in many areas in Greece, but mostly in the island of Crete. Sound of name Manos: … Read More…

Manousos or Manoussos

Manousos or Manoussos is a male Greek name deriving from the name Manolis or Emmanouil, as is the full version of this given name. Manousos is a typical Cretan diminutive; if you meet a man named Manousos he is 99% … Read More…

Margarita

Margarita is a female name in Greece, which derives from the Greek word “margaritis” which is a very known stone used in the creation of jewelry – the pearl (margaritari in Greek).  This precious stone gives the name to Margarita, … Read More…

Margeta

Margeta is a female Greek name, which derives from the name Maria. It is not a very popular name in the Greek islands, but it is rather common in the Greek mainland, especially in Central Greece. Once upon a time, … Read More…

Maria

Maria is one of the most common Greek female names, probably the most common one. Maria is a name indispensably associated with the Orthodox and Christian religion in general, and its etymology reveals a great theology according to the experts. … Read More…

Marianna

Marianna is a female Greek name, a compound name that derives from the names Maria and Anna. Marianna is a rather popular name both in the mainland and islands. Marianna is the Greek version of the name Marian or Marianne, … Read More…

Marieta or Marietta

Marieta is a female Greek name that used to be quite common among women in the Greek mainland. Name Marieta is a diminutive of name Maria, and is also spelled Marietta. Marieta was more popular in the past, but since … Read More…

Marilena

Marilena is a female Greek name, which is relatively common in Greece. Marilena is actuallty a compound name, because it derives from the names Maria and Eleni, which are both very common female names, as we have seen already. Sound … Read More…

Marina

A lovely and “summery” Greek name is the female name Marina. Common in other languages as well, the name Marina comes from the Latin word mare and it refers to the “one that comes from the sea”. Sound of name … Read More…

Marinos

Marinos is a male name commonly found in the islands of the Northern Aegean. Opposite from its female respective, name Marinos is not common in other languages. Marinos comes from the Latin word “mare” and it refers to the “one … Read More…

Marios

Marios is a common Greek male name, the male respective name of Maria. As with Maria, there are also different opinions on its origins and etymology. According to one version it comes from the Latin word mare that means sea, … Read More…

Markos

Markos is a male name that has been used in Greece since the early Christian years. Markos was not known during the ancient years, because it is a Latin based name, deriving from the Latin word “marceo” which means to … Read More…

Maro

Maro is a female name in Greece, commonly used by women whose given name is Maria. Maro is a nickname deriving from name Maria and is very common in certain islands, such as the islands of the Eastern Aegean Sea. … Read More…

Martha

Martha is a female name used a lot in Greece. The origins of the name Martha are Aramaic and means lady, mistress. Martha is included in the Greek Orthodox Calendar due to her significant role in many episodes of the … Read More…

Matthaios or Mathaios

Matthaios or Mathaios is a male Greek name which derives from the Hebrew name Mattityahu that means gift of Yahweh. Matthaios is also called Levi in Hebrew and was one of the main apostles, and the author of one of the Gospels … Read More…

Melina

Melina is a common female name in Greece. It is a name associated with the Greek word “meli” which means honey. Sound of Name Melina: Me-lee’-nah Male version of Name Melina: N/A Nameday of name Melina: September 16th or October … Read More…

Menelaos

Menelaos is a Greek male name, quite popular in the ancient years. The most known man bearing the ancient Greek name Menelaos was the king of Sparta, husband of Helen of Troy, who was the main reason for the Trojan … Read More…

Meropi

Meropi is a female Greek name which derives from the Greek word “myro”, which means myrrh. Meropi is an ancient Greek name, but it was mostly used in the early Christian years. It used to be very popular especially among … Read More…

Michaela

Michaela is a female Greek name, the female respective of name Michalis or Mihalis. It is not as common as its male counterpart, but it is a name that is gaining in popularity lately, due to the tendency to adopt … Read More…

Michail

Michail is a common male Greek name, whose roots are actually Hebrew. Michail is a Hebrew name which means “connected to God” or “resembling to God”. The name Michail is found both in the Greek mainland and the islands. Its … Read More…

Michalis

Michalis is a very common Greek male name; it is the main nickname deriving from name Michail, and is a Hebrew name that means “connected to God” or “resembling to God”. The name Michalis can also be spelled Mihalis. Sound … Read More…

Mideia or Medea

Mideia or Medea is a female Greek name whose origins are found in the ancient Greek mythology and literature. The meaning of name Mideia is not exactly known, but it is believed that it means “cunning” or “ponder”.  The spelling … Read More…

Miltiadis

Miltiadis is a male Greek name whose origins and roots are found in the ancient years. The name Miltiadis comes from the Greek word “miltos”, which means red earth. Miltiadis or Miltiades is a name found in the Greek history, … Read More…

Minas

Minas is a male Greek name whose origins are found in the Greek language, since it derives from the Greek word “mini” which means moon, therefore Minas is the one who is bright in the darkness. Minas was not used … Read More…

Minos or Minoas

Minos or Minoas is a male Greek name with a long history. In Greek mythology Minos was a king of Crete, son of Zeus and Europa. After his death, Minos became a judge of the dead in Hades. The Minoan civilization of pre-Hellenic Crete has … Read More…

Miron or Myron

Miron or Myron is a male Greek name, commonly found in the ancient years. As an ancient Greek name, Miron referred to the essential oil named myro in Greek (myrrh in English). It was not a very popular name for … Read More…

Mirto or Myrto

Mirto or Myrto is a female Greek name. It is actually an ancient Greek name deriving from the word “myrtia” which means myrtle – the tree. Mirto is the short version of the name Mirtidiotissa which is more of a … Read More…