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Page 1/17. Ancient Greek was the language of Homer and of classical Athenian historians, playwrights and philosophers, and holds an important place in Western history, language and literature. 338 Greek names of Greek origin for baby boys, listing 1-20. Here is the list of Greek names for girls.
Acacio .. "Thorny tree."
Achilles .. From Achilleus ..
Adelphe .. "Brother."
Adonis .. "Extremely good looking, handsome." Greek mythology: a beautiful youth beloved of Aphrodite, goddess of love ..
Aegeus .. "Protection." Greek mythology: King Aegeus was the father of Theseus, who killed the Cretan monster, the Minotaur ..
Aeneas .. "To praise." From Aineias, from Greek ainein ..
Aeolus .. "Variable, changeable." Greek mythology: Aiolos was the god of the winds ..
Aeson .. Unknown meaning ..
Agamemnon .. "Working slowly." Greek mythology: a mighty warrior and hero who commanded the Greeks at the siege of Troy .. In the typical tragedy of Greek myth, his daughter Iphigenia was sacrificed before the Trojan war and when he came home from the war, his wife Clytemnestra killed him.
Agapito .. "Lovingkindness, charity." Spanish name from the Greek word "agape" ..
Agathias .. "Good, honorable."
Ajax .. Greek mythology: the name of two heroes of the Trojan War as told by Homer's "Iliad" ..
Aktaion .. "One who lives in Akte (Attica)."
Alasdair .. "Man's defender."
Alastair .. "Man's defender."
Alcander .. "Strong."
Alejandro .. "Man's defender, warrior."
Alex .. "Man's defender, warrior." Aleko is Greek ..
Alexander .. "Man's defender, warrior." From the Latin form of the Greek name Alexandros ..
Alexis .. "Defender." Often used as a short form of Alexander, though it is from Alexius, the Latin spelling of the Greek Alexios ..
Alejandro, Alex, Alexander and Alexis are commonly used names, while Acacio, Achilles, Adelphe, Adonis, Aegeus, Aeneas, Aeolus, Aeson, Agamemnon, Agapito, Agathias, Ajax, Aktaion, Alasdair, Alastair and Alcander are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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