Famous Greeks named Vasilis or Vasilios

Famous Greeks named Vasilis are the first to receive wishes and Chronia Polla on the first day of the year, since name Vasilis (or Vasilios) celebrates its nameday on January 1st. Here we are presenting a list of famous Greeks … Read More…

Valentinos

Valentinos is a male name whose origins are found in the latin language. Valentinos derives from the Latin word valens, which means strong, vigourous, healthy. The name Valentinos (Βαλεντίνος in Greek) is not a typical Greek name, but it’s a Catholic name, therefore … Read More…

Vangelis or Vaggelis

Vangelis or Vaggelis is a male name commonly used in Greece; it is the most common and popular nickname, deriving from name Evangelos. Sound of name Vangelis: Van-gké-lees Female Version of name Vangelis: Vangelio Nameday of name Vangelis: March 25th … Read More…

Varvara

Varvara is a Greek female name mostly used since the early Christian Years. As a word, the name Varvara refers to the Greek word Varvaros which means Barbarian, however the etymology has nothing to do with the name and its … Read More…

Vasileia or Vassilia

Vasileia is a female Greek name which derives from the main female name Vassiliki. Vasileia is also a Greek word which means kingdom and reign. It is not a very popular name nowadays, however, it is still relatively common among … Read More…

Vasilis or Vassilis

Vasilis or Vassilis is a rather commonly found Greek male name; it is the most popular nickname deriving from name Vassilios, which is the Greek name for Basil. The names Vassilis and Vassilios come from the Greek word “vasilefs” (βασιλευς) … Read More…

Vaso or Vasso

Vaso is a female Greek name deriving from the name Vasiliki. Vaso or Vasso is one of the most popular nicknames used by women with the name Vasiliki, the female respective of name Vasilios. Sound of name Vaso: Và- sso … Read More…

Vassia

Vassia is a female Greek name deriving from name Vassiliki. Vassia is not a very common name, but it’s one of the typical nicknames and diminutives of the name Vassiliki. Vassia in Greece is just a female name, opposite from … Read More…

Vassiliki

Vassiliki is a female Greek name, commonly found in Greece. Name Vassiliki is the female respective name of Vassilios; in the Greek language Vassiliki refers to the “royal one”. In religious terms, Vassiliki refers to the Basilica, the type of … Read More…

Vassilios, Vasilios or Vasileios

Vassilios, Vasileios or Vasilios is a male Greek name, the respective of name Basil found in many countries of the Eastern Europe. Vasilios derives from the Greek word vasilefs, which means King and, thus, the name refers to someone “Royal”. … Read More…

Venizelos

Venizelos is a Greek name which is mostly common in Crete. The name Venizelos is written as Benizelos (Βενιζέλος) in Greek and it derives from the Italian words “bene” (which means good)  and  “zelo” (which means interesting). Thus the name … Read More…

Vicky

Vicky is a common Greek name deriving from the name Vassiliki. It is probably the second most common nickname that comes from the name Vassiliki after Vasso, although as we have mentioned in many posts regarding diminutives and nicknames, Greek … Read More…

Violeta

Violeta is a Greek female name whose origins are found in the Latin language. The word violeta refers to the flower Violette, and comes from the latin word viola which characterizes this lovely purplish flower with the small buds. Violeta … Read More…

Virginia

Virginia is a female name from the latin word virgo, which means “maid, virgin”. When hearing the name for the first time, you will think that it’s not Greek. Indeed, Virginia is not a typical Greek name with roots in … Read More…

Vladimiros

Vladimiros is a male Greek name with Slavic roots. It derives from the slavic word volod which means to rule, and mir which means peace. Vladimiros is thus the man who rules with greatness and peace. It is the Greek … Read More…

Vlassis

Vlassis is a male Greek name whose etymology is not exactly known. It is believed that it derives from the word “vlastos” which means shoot, vegetation. Vlassis is the main nickname of the formal Greek name Vlassios. Sound of name … Read More…