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Girl Names of Greek Origin

Greek baby names and what they mean, for greek, greece, with 510 results. These names come from Ancient Greek, the language of Homer and of classical Athenian historians, playwrights and philosophers, and holds an important place in Western history, language and literature. These girl names were at the top of their popularity 96 years ago (USAGE OF 23.4%) and are now significantly less widespread (USAGE 9.2%, 61% LESS), with names such as Georgette becoming less stylish. The more fashionable names for newborns in this list are Anastasia (#192), Athena (#142), Elena (#94), Nora (#36) and Penelope (#27). Here is the list of Greek names for boys.

Greek names

Abellona - Alastair | Alcestis - Aludra | Alysia - Annis | Antalya - Asemina | Asia - Braulia | Bryony - Cassiopeia | .. - .. | Zena - Zsofia

Abellona - Alastair

"Destroyer." Unusual, with the -ona suffix, like Alona, Alldona. Greek mythology: Apollo is the sun ..


"Thorny tree." Popular. Compare Acacia, Cacia (58%), Casia with common surnames Agurcia (UPPER 70%), Aluia (94%), which also end with -ia. .. Latin form "acacia" of Greek "akakia" ..


"Virgin; beauty; noble." Less widespread today. Adara was the form last appearing (1999) in the Top 2000.

"Beloved sister." A baby name that is rarely used.

"Extremely good looking." Adoniah is a moderately popular kid's name. Greek mythology: Adonis was a young ..

"A gift; beloved; adored." Usage of Adorabelle and variants was up during 1880-1889 and has become lower, with Dora falling out of fashion.

.. one of the Greek islands close .. Aegina and Egina are rarely adopted as girls' names.

Sparing use. Aesara is not found in the US Census.

"Love, affection." Agapi, Agape and Agappe are seldom adopted as girls' names.


Agatha, var. Aggie1
"Good, honorable." Less widespread today. Agatha was the version last found (1950-1959) in the Top 2000. .. form of the Greek name Agathe ..

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Greek names: Acacia, Adara, Agatha, Aggie, Agnes

"Illustrious, noble." Agane and Anave are creative forms. See also Agate.


"Good, pure." Less widespread today. Aggie last appeared in 1930-1939 in the Top 2000. See also Agi. Pet form of Agatha and Agnes.

"Brilliance." Rare. Aglaia, like Azelia, Artia, uses the -ia ending. Greek mythology: one of the Three ..


Agnes, var. Aggie3
"Pure, holy." Common, with usage of 0.027% for Agnes, Agnesse, etc. as girls' names in 2016, higher than 0.023% the previous year. .. form of the Greek name Hagnes ..

"Born feet first." Agrafina and Agrafena are not often adopted as girls' names. Russian name ..

Agrippa, var. Agrippina1, Agrafina
"Born feet first." Not Top 2000 names. Name of a first century Roman ..

"Born feet first." Agripina is a conventional (TOP 80%) female name, while Agrippina is unique. Sister of the corrupt Roman emperor ..

"Ethereal." Uncommon, with the androgynous-sounding -ea ending for Airlea, like Adreea.

"War-like." Alama (UPPER 48%), Albala (87%) are familiar surnames. See also Amala. Greek mythology: the sister of Ares ..

"Man's defender." Alastriona and variants are rarely found as feminine names. Scottish variant of Alexander.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Greek names for girls.

1. Abellona - Alastair
Abellona, Acacia, Adara, Adelpha, Adonia, Adora [Dora], Aegina, Aesara, Agapi, Agatha [Aggie], Agave, Aggie, Aglaia, Agnes [Nessie, ..], Agrafina, Agrippa [Agrippina, ..], Agrippina, Airlea, Alala, Alastair

Alcestis, Alcina, Aldora, Alena, Alesia, Alesta, Aleta, Alethea [Aleta], Alessandra, Alex, Alexandra [Xandra, ..], Alexandria, Alexis [Lexie, ..], Alina [Alena], Allyriane, Alondra, Alpha, Althea [Thea, ..], Altheda, Aludra

Alysia, Alyssa, Amalthea, Amarantha, Amarilla, Amaryllis, Ambrosine, Amethyst, Aminta, Anastasia [Tasia, ..], Anatolia, Andie, Andrea [Andie], Andromeda, Anela, Anemone, Angel, Angela [Tangela, ..], Anice [Annis], Annis

Antalya, Anthea, Anthemia, Antigone, Aphrodite, Apollonia, Arachne, Arcadia, Arcangela, Ardea, Aretha [Arethusa], Arethusa, Argia, Ariadne, Arisje, Arista, Artemis [Artemisia], Arsenia, Artemisia, Asemina

Asia, Aspasia, Asphodel, Asta [Asteria], Asteria, Astraea, Atalanta, Athanasia, Athena, Azalea [Azalia], Azalia, Babe, Babette, Baptista, Basilia, Berenice, Bernice [Veronica, ..], Beryl, Beta, Braulia

Bryony, Cady, Caitlin [Catriona, ..], Caitrin, Calandra [Callie], Calantha [Callie], Calida [Calla], Calista [Kallista, ..], Calla, Callidora, Callie [Kallie], Calligenia, Calliope [Kalliope], Calypso, Carissa [Karissa, ..], Caron, Cass, Cassandra [Sandy, ..], Cassia, Cassiopeia

Castalia, Catarina, Catherine [Yekaterina, ..], Cathleen, Cathy [Kathy], Catrice, Catrin, Catriona [Katrina, ..], Celandine, Celena [Selina, ..], Celina [Selena, ..], Celosia, Cenobia, Charis [Karissa, ..], Charisma [Karisma, ..], Charissa, Charmian, Cherida, Cheryl, Chloe

Chloris [Cloris], Chorine, Chriselda, Chrysantha [Krisandra], Chrystal, Cindy, Cinnamon, Cira [Cyrilla], Circe, Clea, Clelia, Clematis, Cleo [Clio, ..], Cleone, Cleopatra [Clio, ..], Cleta, Cliantha, Clio [Cleo], Cloris [Chloris], Clymene

Clytie, Colette, Coline [Nicoline], Cora [Korina, ..], Corinna [Korina, ..], Corinne [Korina], Corinthia, Cosima, Cressida, Crisanta, Crystal [Krystal, ..], Cyanea, Cybele, Cybil, Cyma, Cynara, Cynthia [Kynthia, ..], Cypris, Cyra, Cyrene

Cyrilla, Cytherea, Daira, Damaris, Damia, Danae, Daphne, Daria, Daryn, Deitra, Delia, Delphine, Delta, Demetria [Dimitra, ..], Desdemona, Desma, Deyanira, Dianthe, Dido, Dimitra [Demetria]

Dionne, Dionysia, Dora [Dorinda, ..], Dorcas, Doretta, Doria, Dorinda, Doris [Doria], Dorothy [Thea, ..], Ebony, Echo, Effie [Euphemia, ..], Egidia, Eilidh, Eireen, Ekaterina [Yekaterina], Elaine, Electra, Elen [Elin], Elena

Eleuthera, Elidi, Elidia, Elin, Ellen [Elin, ..], Elnora, Elpida, Eppie, Eris, Ersilia [Hersilia], Estefany, Eudocia, Eudora [Dora], Eugenia [Gene], Eulalia [Lallie], Eunice, Euphemia [Phoebe, ..], Euphrosyne, Eurydice, Eustacia

Evadne, Evangeline, Evania, Evanthe, Fedora, Fiby, Filia, Filippa, Filis, Gaia, Galatea, Galina, Gemini, Gene, Georgette, Georgia [Georgina, ..], Georgina, Ghita, Giacinta, Gilette

Greta [Gretel, ..], Gretel, Gretchen, Haidee, Halcyone, Halimeda, Hebe, Hedy, Helen [Nora, ..], Hera, Hermia, Hermione [Hermia], Hero, Herodias, Hersilia [Ersilia], Hesper, Hestia, Hippolyta, Hyacinth [Jacinda, ..], Hypatia

Ianthe, Ida, Idalia, Idona, Iliana, Ilona, Iola, Iolanthe, Iona, Ione, Iphigenia, Irene [Yarina, ..], Iris, Isadora, Jacinda, Jelena [Galina], Jolan, Kallie [Callie], Kalliope, Kallista [Kallie, ..]

Karen [Karin, ..], Karin, Karis, Karisma, Karissa, Karla, Katherine [Yekaterina, ..], Kathleen [Cathleen], Kathy [Cathy], Katie, Katrina [Catriona], Kineta, Kira, Kolina, Kora [Korina, ..], Kori, Korina, Krisandra, Krysanthe [Chrysantha], Krystal [Krystal]

Kynthia, Kyra [Kira], Lalage [Lallie], Lalia, Lallie [Lalia], Leandra, Leda, Lenore [Leonora], Leonora [Leora, ..], Leora, Letha, Lexie, Ligia, Lois, Lotus, Lycia, Lydia, Lyris, Lysandra, Macaria

Magali, Magdalena, Maggie [Magali], Maia, Maisie, Malva, Mamie, Margaret [Rita, ..], Margery [Marjorie], Marjorie [Margery, ..], Marlene, Marmara, Medea, Meg, Megan [Meg], Melanie [Melantha], Melantha, Melina, Melissa, Melita

Melody, Meta, Mirta, Mischa, Musidora, Myra, Naida, Narcissa, Nastasia, Neola, Neoma, Nereida [Nerida], Nerida, Nerine [Nerida], Nessie, Nicola, Nicole [Nikita, ..], Nicoline, Nidia, Nike

Nikita, Ninfa, Niobe, Nitsa, Nora, Nysa, Nyx, Oceana, Odele, Odessa, Olena [Elena, ..], Olesia, Olethea, Olexa, Olinda, Olympia, Omega, Onella, Ophelia [Filia], Orthia

Otamisia, Pallas, Pamela, Pandora [Dora], Pangiota, Pania, Panphila, Panthea, Paradisa, Paris, Parthenia, Parthenope, Peggy, Pelagia, Penelope, Penthea, Peony, Pernella, Perrin, Persis

Petra, Phaedra, Phemia, Pheodora [Fedora], Phila, Philadelphia, Philana [Phila], Philantha, Philippa [Pippa, ..], Phillida, Philomela, Philomena, Philothea, Philyra, Phoebe, Phoenix, Phyllis [Filis], Pippa, Pleiade, Psyche

Reta, Rhea, Rhoda, Rhodanthe, Rita, Ritsa, Saba, Salena [Selena], Sandy, Sasha, Sebastiane, Sefarina, Selena [Selina, ..], Selina [Selena, ..], Semele, Shura, Sibyl [Sybil, ..], Sirena, Sofia, Sophia [Sofia]

Sophronia, Stephanie, Sybil [Sibyl, ..], Tangela, Tansy, Tasia, Tecla, Teddi, Teresa, Terpsichore, Thais, Thalassa, Thalia, Thea, Thelma, Themis, Theodora [Theodosia, ..], Theodosia, Theone, Theophania

Theophila, Theresa [Zita, ..], Thisbe, Tiffany, Timothea [Thea], Titania, Tryphena, Urania, Vanessa [Nessie], Veronica, Violante, Xandra, Xanthe, Xenia [Zena, ..], Xylia, Yalena, Yarina, Yekaterina [Ekaterina], Yolanda [Jolan, ..], Zaina

Zena, Zenaide, Zenobia [Zenaide, ..], Zephyr [Sefarina], Zinaida [Zenaide, ..], Zita, Zoanne, Zoe, Zolynn, Zsofia

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