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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 95 years ago (USAGE OF 23.4%) and are now significantly less widespread (USAGE 9.4%, 60% LESS), with names such as Thelma becoming less stylish. The more fashionable names for newborns in this list are Athena (#157), Lydia (#81), Nora (#41), Penelope (#34) and Sofia (#14). 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

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

Acacia

Acacia
"Thorny tree." Akacia is also a moderately popular girl's name. .. Latin form "acacia" of Greek "akakia" ..

Adara

Adara
"Virgin; beauty; noble." Popular, and Adara is similar to common last names Andara (TOP 87%), Azuara (42%), which also end with -ara.

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

Adonia
"Extremely good looking." Adoan and Adona are creative variations. Greek mythology: Adonis was a young ..

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

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

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

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

Agatha

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

Agave
"Illustrious, noble." Outside Top 2000. See also Agate.

Aggie

Aggie2
"Good, pure." Less widespread today. Aggie last appeared in 1930-1939 in the Top 2000. See also Agi. Pet form of Agatha and Agnes.

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

Agnes

Agnes, var. Aggie3
"Pure, holy." Agnes, Agnesse, etc. became more popular in 2015, rising +433 positions as girls' names with Oona rising the most. .. form of the Greek name Hagnes ..

Agrafina
"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 ..

Agrippina2
"Born feet first." Agripina is a conventional (TOP 80%) female name, while Agrippina is unique. Sister of the corrupt Roman emperor ..

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

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

Alastair
"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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