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When you take a look at the names of babies nowadays, it’s always the same Peter, Paul, John, Michelle, Abegail or Sarah. If you are bored of the usual names, why not try getting inspiration from the many ancient Greek names?

Most of the names here have taken inspiration from Greek mythology, history and Greek words.

So without further ado, let’s get started with the 203 ancient Greek words for your little baby girl and boy.

Ancient Greek Names

For that reason, we have listed the many beautiful Greek names that you can give to your future bundle of joy. Say goodbye to the common names of today’s world and be more unique. You’re future children will love you for it.

Let’s start with the ancient Greek names for girls that you can give your babies. For a fun twist, make a theme. You can either name all of your children Greek names, swap the masculine and feminine names (just kidding), or start everything with one letter.

Whichever it may be, we hope this long list of ancient Greek names will inspire you to think outside of the box, be more creative and give your little bundle of joy a name that he or she will forever thank you for.

Ancient Greek Names For Girls

What better way to give your baby girl a name than to get from the many ancient Greek names? Here are some of the best that you can use from the letter Z.

  • Zoe – life
  • Thalia – one of the three Graces and the nine muses in mythology
  • Tabatha – Grace
  • Selena/Selene – Moon
  • Seema – Symbol
  • Rhoda – Rose
  • Phyllis – Dear
  • Phaedra – bright
  • Petra – Small rock
  • Penelope – Weaver
  • Pamela – Honeyed
  • Orelle – East
  • Nora – Honor
  • Nicole – Victorious people
  • Nella – Bright one
  • Nefeli – cloud
  • Natasha – Rebirth
  • Nara – Happy
  • Monica – Advisor
  • Millicent – Ambitious
  • Melody – Song
  • Melani – Dark
  • Meagan – Strong
  • Maya – Mother
  • Mariam – Herod’s wife
  • Madge – Pearl
  • Madelia – High tower
  • Lyssa – Noble
  • Lois – Agreeable
  • Lindy – Gentle one
  • Lilah – Lily
  • Lexie – Protector of humankind
  • Lenore – Light
  • Leah – Woman
  • Layna – Truth
  • Lacie – Cheerful
  • Kristen – Anointed
  • Kiersten – Christian
  • Kat – Innocent
  • Karen – Pure
  • Kalika – Rosebud
  • Kaia – Earth
  • Justina – Just
  • Jeno – Heaven
  • Jenesis – Creation
  • Jacinda – Beautiful
  • Ivy – Ivy plant
  • Iria – Rainbow
  • Irene – Peace
  • Ina – Pure
  • Iliana – Bright
  • Idylla – Perfect
  • Hester – Star
  • Helen – Bright one
  • Hatria – Rich
  • Halia – The sun
  • Goldie – Flower
  • Georgeanne – Farmer
  • Gemina – Twin
  • Galena – Healer
  • Finn – Oracle
  • Fauna – Fertility goddess
  • Fannie – Crown
  • Falana – Adoring
  • Ellen – Light
  • Elie – Mercy
  • Electra – Bright
  • Eileen – Light
  • Effie – Pretty face
  • Echo – Nymph
  • Dorothy – Gift from God
  • Dora – A gift
  • Diana – Divine
  • Desa – Pledge
  • Demi – Small
  • Daria – Wealthy
  • Dalia – Bough
  • Cleo – Praise
  • Clarissa – Clear
  • Clara – Bright, shining
  • Chloe – Fertile maiden
  • Celia – Moon
  • Cara – Innocent
  • Calliope – Chief of all muses in Greek mythology
  • Calla – Beautiful
  • Calista – Most beautiful
  • Cadie – Pure
  • Bryony – Vine-like plant
  • Barbara – Foreign
  • Ava – An eagle
  • Aria – Melody
  • Anjelica – Angel
  • Anastasia – Resurrection
  • Alicia – Noble
  • Alexandrea/ Alexandreina – feminine form of Alexander
  • Aleksia – a variant of Alexia; noble and honourable
  • Aileen – Green meadow
  • Agnes – Chaste
  • Agatha – Kind
  • Aegea – Of the Aegean
  • Adrianna – Rich
  • Adara – Beauty

Ancient Greek Names For Boys

On the other hand, here are great ancient Greek names for boys -all masculine and strong names. Let’s start with the letter Z.

  • Xander – Protector
  • Vitalis – Life
  • Vasilios – With royal blood
  • Urion – From heaven
  • Ulysses – The angry one
  • Tyrone – King
  • Tomaso – Twin
  • Titan – Of the giants
  • Timon – Worthy
  • Theo – Divine gift
  • Tassos – Harvester
  • Tadd – Courageous
  • Stavros – Crowned
  • Spiro – Spiral
  • Sirius – Sparkling
  • Santos – Saint
  • Sander – Protector
  • Rastus – The loving one
  • Quinn – Fifth-born child
  • Proteus – Changeable
  • Phoenix – Mystical bird
  • Philip – Horse Lover
  • Pearce – Stone, rock
  • Pancras – All-powerful
  • Owen – Well born
  • Otis – Keen hearing
  • Othello – Acute
  • Orrin – Mountain
  • Orien – The hunter
  • Odysseus – Full of wrath
  • Odell – Ode
  • Obelius – Piller of strength
  • Nyke – Speed
  • Niles – People’s victory
  • Nicos – People’s victory
  • Nicholas – Victorious people
  • Neo – New
  • Moe – Saved
  • Miles – Merciful
  • Maximus – Greatest
  • Mateo – Devoted to God
  • Magus – Magician
  • Leo/Leonidas – Lion
  • Layland – Protector of men
  • Lander – Lion man
  • Kyril – Lordly
  • Kristo – Christ-bearer
  • Kosmos – Order
  • Keelan – Lean
  • Karan – Pure
  • Kal – Most beautiful
  • Julian – Youthful
  • Jorges – Farmer
  • Jerry – Holy
  • Jace – Healer
  • Isidore – The gift of Isis
  • Icarus – Legendary figure
  • Iasonas – Thessalian hero who led the Argonauts during the quest for the golden fleece
  • Homer – Promise
  • Hercules – Exceptionally strong
  • Griffin – Mythological beast
  • Gregory – Watchful
  • Giles – Young goat
  • George – Farmer
  • Flavian – Blonde
  • Felipe – Loves horses
  • Faustus – Lucky
  • Ezio – Eagle
  • Evan – Young warrior
  • Eugene – Born lucky
  • Estevan – Crown
  • Eros – God of love
  • Egan – Little fire
  • Dru – Vision
  • Deo – God-like
  • Dennis – Wild
  • Demitrius – Lover of the earth
  • Deacon – Servant, messenger
  • Darius – Wealthy
  • Damen/Damian/Damianos – Divine power
  • Cy – Proud
  • Corban – A gift devoted to God
  • Constantine – Constant
  • Cole – People’s victory
  • Claus – People’s victory
  • Cicero – Historian
  • Christophe – Christ-bearer
  • Calix – Handsome
  • Caesar – Long-haired, Julius Caesar
  • Bemus – Platform
  • Belen – Arrow
  • Basil – King-like
  • Athanasios – Immortal
  • Ares – Greek God of war
  • Apolo – manly
  • Alesandro/Alexander – Mankind’s protector
  • Aeneas – praising
  • Aegeus – protector
  • Adrian – Wealthy
  • Adonis – Aphrodite’s’ love
  • Achilles – Hero from The Iliad

Have you made your choice? Which one is your favourite? Which one did you not like? Let us know in the comments below. We love hearing from you guys!

As you may have noticed, a lot of the names are inspired by Greek mythology or the Greek language itself. With these many impressive Greek names, maybe it’s time to choose one that will suit your baby and avoid the usual common names used today.

If you did end up choosing a name for your child from our list, comment down below to let us know!

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