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Page 1/3. 59 Greek Mythology names and what they mean, for greek mythology for baby boys, listing 1-20. Here is the list of Greek Mythology names for girls.
Achilles (Greek) .. Mythology: name of the hero of the Trojan War, celebrated in Homer's "Iliad", famous for his valor and manly beauty ..
Adonis (Greek) "Extremely good looking, handsome." Greek mythology: a beautiful youth beloved of Aphrodite, goddess of love ..
Aegeus (Greek) "Protection." .. Greek mythology: King Aegeus was the father of Theseus, who killed the Cretan monster, the Minotaur ..
Aeneas (Greek, Latin) "To praise." From Aineias, from Greek ainein .. Mythology: the Trojan hero prince of Virgil's Aeneid, who founded the Italian colony (Latium) that was the origin of Rome ..
Aeolus (Greek) "Variable, changeable." .. Greek mythology: Aiolos was the god of the winds ..
Aeson (Greek) .. Greek mythology: the father of Jason ..
Agamemnon (Greek) "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.
Ajax (Greek) Greek mythology: the name of two heroes of the Trojan War as told by Homer's "Iliad" .. Ajax Telamonius, or Ajax the Great, was a Greek hero and legendary king of Salamis .. Ajax Oileus, or Ajax the Lesser, was a Greek hero and legendary king of Locris.
Androcles (Greek) "Glorious man." Latin mythology: Androcles was a Christian and a mild-mannered slave who once removed a thorn from a lion's paw ..
Antaeus (Greek) Greek mythology: son of the Earth and the Sea, a wrestler who was invincible while his feet touched the ground ..
Apollo (Greek) "Destroyer." Mythology: the Greek and Roman god of light, music, and poetry, who drives the sun across the sky in a carriage, and also rules over healing and prophecy, speaking through the famous oracle at Delphi .. The name comes from Appollyon, Greek translation of the Hebrew word "abaddon", meaning "destroyer" ..
Ares (Greek) Greek mythology: Ares was the god of war, and one of the lovers of Aphrodite, goddess of beauty .. He was known as Mars in Roman mythology.
Argus (Greek) "Vigilant guardian." Greek mythology: a creature with 100 eyes, who was later changed into a peacock with eyes on its tail-feathers.
Arion The name of a Greek poet and musician from about 700 BC .. Mythology: the name of the magic horse born to Poseidon and Demeter ..
Astraeus (Greek) Greek mythology: Astraeus was one of the Titans, the gigantic race that walked the earth before mankind ..
Bacchus Greek mythology: Bacchus is the Greek god of wine, equivalent to Dionysius ..
Cadmus (Greek) "From the east." Greek mythology: Cadmus is the founder of the city of Thebes, who ultimately turned into a serpent ..
Caduceus (Greek) Greek mythology: the caduceus was the insignia of Hermes (called Mercury by the Romans), a winged staff with two serpents twining up it ..
Comus Greek mythology: Comus was the Greek god of mirth and hilarity ..
Cronus Greek mythology: Cronus was the youngest Titan (predecessors of the Greek gods) and father of Zeus, Hades, Poseidon, and Demeter ..
Achilles, Adonis, Aegeus, Aeneas, Aeolus, Aeson, Agamemnon, Ajax, Androcles, Antaeus, Apollo, Ares, Argus, Arion, Astraeus, Bacchus, Cadmus, Caduceus, Comus and Cronus are rare names. (2000 U.S. Census)
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