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NameMeaning of NameGenderOrigin
ABDERAfrom Abderafemalegreek

 

ACACIAResurrectionor guileless.Name of a blossoming tree that symbolizes rebirth. Some variants are CaciaCacieCasey

 

ACANTHAAKANTHAthornfemale

 

ADARABeauty.Also an Arabic name meaning virginand a Hebrew name meaning fire.VariantsAdar and Adra

 

ADELPHADear sister.Variants include Adelphe and Adelphie.femalegreek

 

ADMETAmyth name (from a tale of Hercules)femalegreek

 

ADONIAfeminine form of Adonis (lover of Aphrodite)femalegreek

 

AEAEAmyth name (island of Circe)femalegreek

 

AEDONmyth name (daughter of Pandareos)femalegreek

 

AEGINAname meaning unknownfemalegreek

 

AELLOmyth name (a Harpy)femalegreek

 

AETHRAmyth name (mother of Theseus)femalegreek

 

AETNAfrom Aetnafemalegreek

 

AGAFIAAGAVEAGAUEgood

 

AGALAIAmyth name (splendor)femalegreek

 

AGALIAhappyfemalegreek

 

AGAPILove; affection.Variants include AgapeAgappe.female

 

AGATHAGood.Variants include AgAgaceAgacia

 

AGAVEMyth name (mother Pentheus)illustrious; noble.female

 

AGLAIAOne of the three Graces of Greek myth. Brilliant.Variants include Thalia (blossoming)and obsolete Euphrosyne (joy).female

 

AGLAUROSmyth name (turned into stone by Hermes)femalegreek

 

AGNESPure; virginal.Variants include AgAgafiAgafia

 

AGUEDAkindfemalegreek

 

AIDOIOShonoredfemalegreek

 

AIRLEAEthereal.Variants include AirlaAirlia.female

 

AKILINAGreek/Russian name meaning eagle.Variants include AcquilinaAquilinaAquiline.

 

ALALAMyth name of the sister of Aresgod of war.female

 

ALCESTISMyth name from Euripides play of the same name. In the play Alcestis gives her life to save her husbandbut is rescued by Hercules.female

 

ALCINAMyth name of a sorceress who when tired of her lovers would turn them into treesstones or animals.Also feminine form ofAlcinous (king who entertained Odysseus). Variants include AlcineAlcinia

 

ALCIPPEmyth name (daughter of Ares)femalegreek

 

ALCMENEmyth name (mother of Hercules)femalegreek

 

ALCYONEfeminine form of Alcyoneus (fought against Athene)femalegreek

 

ALDARAWinged gift.femalegreek

 

ALERISALERISSAname meaning unknownfemale

 

ALESIAHelp; helper; aid.femalegreek

 

ALETA“footloose; winged.” Also a variant of Alethea“truth.” Variants include AlaidaAletta

 

ALETHEAHonesty; truth.Variants include AlathiaAlectaAleethia

 

ALEXANDRAFeminine form of Alexanderdefender of mankind.Some of its many variants include AlastrinaAlastriona

 

ALEXISHelper.Used as a short form of Alexandrathough it has a different root. Variants include AlessaAlessi

 

ALICIAhonestfemalegreek

 

ALPHAfirstbornfemalegreek

 

ALTHAEAALTHEAALTHEDApure

 

ALYSIAbondfemalegreek

 

ALYSSArationalfemalegreek

 

AMALTHEAAMALTHIAmyth name (nursed Zeus)female

 

AMARAunfadingfemalegreek

 

AMARANTHAAMARANDEAMARflower

 

AMARYLLISsparklingfemalegreek

 

AMBROSIAmyth name (food of the gods)femalegreek

 

AMBROSINEAMBROTOSAimmortalfemale

 

AMETHYSTjewelfemalegreek

 

AMPHITRITEmyth name (a sea goddess)femalegreek

 

AMYMONEmyth name (murdered her husband)femalegreek

 

ANASSAGreek name meaning queen.femalegreek

 

ANASTASIAANSTICEANSTAone who will be reborn

 

ANATOLAANATOLIAfrom the eastfemale

 

ANAXARETEmyth name (cruel woman punished by the gods)femalegreek

 

ANDREAANDREASmasculinefemale

 

ANDROMACHEmyth name (wife of Hector)femalegreek

 

ANDROMEDAmyth name (princess saved by Perseus)femalegreek

 

ANEMONEmyth namefemalegreek

 

ANEZKAgentlefemalegreek

 

ANGELIKIANGELAANGEL

 

ANNISANNYSwholefemale

 

ANTEAfeminine form of Antaeus (son of Poseidon)femalegreek

 

ANTHIAANTHEAflowerfemale

 

ANTICLEAmyth name (mother of Odysseus)femalegreek

 

ANTIGONEmyth name (daughter of Oedipus)femalegreek

 

ANTIOPEmyth name (daughter of Asopus)femalegreek

 

ANYSIAcompletefemalegreek

 

APHRODITEmyth name (goddess of love)femalegreek

 

APOLLONIAAPOLLINAAPOMasculine form of Apollo.

 

ARAmyth namefemalegreek

 

ARACHNEmyth name (changed into a spider by Athena)femalegreek

 

ARENEARENAARIANEARI

 

ARETEARETAARETHAbeauty

 

ARETHUSAmyth name (nymph)femalegreek

 

ARETINAvirtuousfemalegreek

 

ARGIEARGIAall-seeingfemale

 

ARIADNEvery holyfemalegreek

 

ARTEMIAARTEMISIAgift from Artemisfemale

 

ARTEMISmyth name (goddess of the hunt)femalegreek

 

ASPASIAwelcomedfemalegreek

 

ASTRAASTREAASTAstar

 

ASTRAEAmyth name (justice)femalegreek

 

ATALANTAATLANTAATALANmyth name (a huntress)

 

ATEmyth name (goddess of irrationality)femalegreek

 

ATHANASIAimmortalfemalegreek

 

ATHENAATHENEmyth name (goddess of wisdom)female

 

ATROPESANTROPASmyth name (a Fate)female

 

AUREAURAsoft breezefemale

 

AUTONOEmyth name (mother of Actaeon)femalegreek

 

AUTUMNmyth namefemalegreek

 

BAPTISTAbaptizerfemalegreek

 

BARBARABAIRBREBAIBIN

 

BASILIAregalfemalegreek

 

BAUCISmyth name (wife of Philemon)femalegreek

 

BERDINEBERDINAintelligent maidfemale

 

BERENICEBERNICEbrings victoryfemale

 

BEROEmyth namefemalegreek

 

BERYLcrystalfemalegreek

 

BRISEISmyth name (slave of Achilles)femalegreek

 

CAENEUSmyth name (a woman who asked to become a man)femalegreek

 

CAITLINCAITILINCAITLYpure

 

CALANDRAlarkfemalegreek

 

CALANTHAlovely blossomfemalegreek

 

CALIDACALLICALLIECA

 

CALLIAbeautiful voicefemalegreek

 

CALLIGENIAborn of beautyfemalegreek

 

CALLIOPEmyth name (muse of epic poetry)femalegreek

 

CALLISTEmyth name (another name for Artemis)femalegreek

 

CALLISTOmyth name (another name for Arcas)femalegreek

 

CALYPSOmyth name (daughter of Atlas)femalegreek

 

CANACEmyth namefemalegreek

 

CANDANCECANDICECADISsparkling

 

CASSANDRACASSONDRAmyth name (a prophetess no one believed)female

 

CASSIEpurityfemalegreek

 

CASSIOPEIAmyth name (mother of Andromeda)femalegreek

 

CASTAname meaning unknownfemalegreek

 

CASTALIAmyth name (sacred fountain of the Muses)femalegreek

 

CATHLEENCATHLINCATHLYpure

 

CELAENOmyth name (a Harpy)femalegreek

 

CELANDINECELANDINAswallowfemale

 

CELENACELINAmyth name (goddess of the moon)female

 

CELOSIAburningfemalegreek

 

CENOBIAstrangerfemalegreek

 

CERESmyth name (another name for Demeter)femalegreek

 

CESTUSmyth name (Aphrodite’s girdle)femalegreek

 

CETOmyth name (goddess of the sea)femalegreek

 

CHARISmyth name (grace and beauty)femalegreek

 

CHARISSAlovingfemalegreek

 

CHLOEbloomingfemalegreek

 

CHLORISCLORISCLORIAmyth name (goddess of spring)

 

CHRISTAanointedfemalegreek

 

CHRISTINECHRISTENCHRIChristian

 

CHRYSEISmyth name (prisoner of Agamemnon)femalegreek

 

CINYRASmyth name (founded the cult of Aphrodite)femalegreek

 

CIPRIANAmyth namefemalegreek

 

CIRCEmyth name (a witch)femalegreek

 

CLEMATISflower namefemalegreek

 

CLEOfamedfemalegreek

 

CLEOPATRAher father’s famefemalegreek

 

CLIANTHACLIANTHEgloryfemale

 

CLIOcelebratefemalegreek

 

CLOTHOmyth name (a Fate)femalegreek

 

CLYMENECLYMENAmyth name (mother of Atalanta)female

 

CLYTEMNESTRAmyth name (murdered Agamemnon)femalegreek

 

CLYTIECLYTEmyth name (a water nymph)female

 

COLETTEpeople’s victoryfemalegreek

 

CORACORELLAmaidenfemale

 

CORALCORALIECORALINE

 

CORINNACORINNECORIN

 

CORONISmyth name (mother of Aesculapius)femalegreek

 

COSIMIACOSMAof the universefemale

 

CREUSAmyth name (daughter of Erechteus)femalegreek

 

CROCALEmyth namefemalegreek

 

CRYSTALsparklingfemalegreek

 

CYBELEmyth name (mother of Olympians)femalegreek

 

CYMAflourishfemalegreek

 

CYNARAmyth namefemalegreek

 

CYNTHIACINTHIAmoonfemale

 

CYPRISfrom Cyprusfemalegreek

 

CYRAmyth namefemalegreek

 

CYRENECYRENAmyth name (mother of Aristaeus)female

 

CYRILLAnoblefemalegreek

 

CYTHERAfrom Cytherafemalegreek

 

CYTHEREACYTHERIAmyth name (anotherr r name for Aphrodite)female

 

DAFFODILflowerfemalegreek

 

DAMARISDAMARAgentlefemale

 

DAMIAmyth namefemalegreek

 

DANAEmyth name (mother of Perseus)femalegreek

 

DAPHNEbay treefemalegreek

 

DEIANIRAmyth name (wife of Hercules)femalegreek

 

DELBINDELBINADELBINEflower

 

DELIADELLAmyth namefemale

 

DELPHINEDELPHINADELFIfrom Delphi

 

DELTAborn fourthfemalegreek

 

DEMASDEMOSpopularfemale

 

DEMETRIADEMETERmyth name (goddess of the harvest)female

 

DESMAoathfemalegreek

 

DESMONADESDEMONAunluckyfemale

 

DIAmyth name (daughter of Eineus)femalegreek

 

DIANTHEDIANTHAflowerfemale

 

DICEDIKEmyth name (justice)female

 

DIDOmyth name (queen of Carthage who killed herself)femalegreek

 

DINOmyth name (sister of the Gorgons)femalegreek

 

DIONEDIONAmyth name (mother of Aphrodite)female

 

DIONYSIADIONYSIEnamed for Dionysusgod of wine

 

DIRCEmyth name (killed for abusing children)femalegreek

 

DORADORETTEDORALIED

 

DORCASDORKASgazellefemale

 

DORDIEDORDEIdivine giftfemale

 

DOREENbeautifulfemalegreek

 

DORINDAbeautiful giftfemalegreek

 

DORISDORICEDORIADOR

 

DOROTHYDOROTHEADOLLIEa vision

 

DRYOPEmyth name (a nymph)femalegreek

 

ECATERINAEKATERINAECTinnocent

 

ECHIDNAmyth name (a child of the Titans)femalegreek

 

ECHOmyth name (attended Hera)femalegreek

 

EDEEDAgenerationfemale

 

EFFIEfair flamefemalegreek

 

EGERIAmyth name (a water nymph)femalegreek

 

EIDOTHEAmyth name (a sea nymph)femalegreek

 

EILEITHYIAmyth name (goddess of childbirth)femalegreek

 

EIRENEmyth name (peace)femalegreek

 

ELAINEELENAELEANORE

 

ELDORISof the seafemalegreek

 

ELECTRAsparklingfemalegreek

 

ELEFTERIAELEPHETERIAEfree

 

ELISABETELISABETHELISdevoted to God

 

ELMAfriendlyfemalegreek

 

ELPIDAELPIDEhopefemale

 

ENNEAborn ninthfemalegreek

 

ENYOmyth name (goddess of war)femalegreek

 

EOSmyth name (the dawn)femalegreek

 

ERATOmyth name (muse of erotic poetry)femalegreek

 

ERIANTHEERIANTHAERIANsweet

 

ERIGONEmyth name (daughter of Icarius)femalegreek

 

ERINYESmyth name (a Fury)femalegreek

 

ERIPHYLEmyth name (wife of Amphiaraus)femalegreek

 

ERISmyth name (goddess of discord)femalegreek

 

ERRITApearlfemalegreek

 

ERYTHEIAmyth name (one of the Hesperides)femalegreek

 

ESMERELDAESMERALDAemeraldfemale

 

EUDOSISEUDOXIAEUDOCIAhighly regarded

 

EUGENIAEVGENIAwell-bornfemale

 

EULALLIAwell-spokenfemalegreek

 

EUNICEjoyous victoryfemalegreek

 

EUNOMIAmyth name (order)femalegreek

 

EUPHEMIAEUPHEMIEEPHIEwell-spoken

 

EUPHROSYNEgood cheerfemalegreek

 

EUROPAmyth name (mother of Minos)femalegreek

 

EURAYLEwanders farfemalegreek

 

EURYCLEIAmyth name (nurse of Odysseus)femalegreek

 

EURYDICEmyth name (wife of Orpheus)femalegreek

 

EURYNOMEmyth name (goddess of all)femalegreek

 

EUSTELLAfair starfemalegreek

 

EUTERPEmyth name (muse of the flute)femalegreek

 

EVADNEmyth name (wife of Capaneus)femalegreek

 

EVANGELINEEVANGELIAbringer of good newsfemale

 

EVANIApeacefulfemalegreek

 

EVANTHEEVANTHflowerfemale

 

FATEmyth name (destiny)femalegreek

 

FEDORAGod’s giftfemalegreek

 

FERNfeatherfemalegreek

 

FILIAamityfemalegreek

 

FILIPINAlover of horsesfemalegreek

 

FILOMENAFILOMENIAlover of manfemale

 

GAEAGAIAmyth name (mother earth)female

 

GALATEAwhite as milkfemalegreek

 

GELASIAinclined to laughterfemalegreek

 

GEORGIAGEORGIANAGEORGfarmer

 

GERANIUMcranefemalegreek

 

GIANCINTAGIANCINTEhyacinthfemale

 

GINAwell-bornfemalegreek

 

GLAUCEmyth name (murdered by Medea)femalegreek

 

GREGORIAGREGORIANAobservantfemale

 

GRETAGRETALGRETEGRE

 

HAIDEEmodestfemalegreek

 

HALCYONEALCYONEmyth name (daughter of Aeolus)female

 

HALIMEDAthinking of the seafemalegreek

 

HARMONIAmyth name (daughter of Ares)femalegreek

 

HEBEmyth name (goddess of youthful beauty)femalegreek

 

HECATEmyth name (a Titan)femalegreek

 

HECUBAHEKUBAmyth name (mother of Paris and Hector)female

 

HEDIAHEDYHEDYLApleasant

 

HELENHELENAHELLIHEL

 

HELIAof the sunfemalegreek

 

HELICEHELIKEfrom Heliconfemale

 

HELLEmyth name (daughter of Athamas)femalegreek

 

HEMERAmyth name (day)femalegreek

 

HENRIKAmistress of the hearthfemalegreek

 

HERAHEREmyth name (wife of Zeus)female

 

HERMIONEHERMANDINEHERwell-born

 

HEROmyth name (priestess of Aphrodite)femalegreek

 

HESIONEmyth name (daughter of Laomedon)femalegreek

 

HESPERHESTERevening starfemale

 

HESPERIAmyth name (one of the Hesperides)femalegreek

 

HESTIAmyth name (goddess of hearth and home)femalegreek

 

HILAEIRAmyth name (girl carried off by Pollux and Castor)femalegreek

 

HIPPODAMIAmyth name (wife of Piirithous)femalegreek

 

HIPPOLYTEHIPPOLYTAmyth name (queen of the Amazons)female

 

HORAEmyth name (goddess of the season)femalegreek

 

HYACINTHEHYACINTHpurplefemale

 

HYADESmyth name (name for the nymphs)femalegreek

 

HYDRAmyth name (a dragon killed by Hercules)femalegreek

 

HYGEIAHYGIEIAmyth name (goddess of health)female

 

HYPATIAHYPATEexceptionalfemale

 

HYPERMNESTRAmyth name (refused to kill her husband on their wedding night)femalegreek

 

HYPSIPYLEmyth name (daughter of Thoas)femalegreek

 

IANTHEINATHAIANTHINAflower

 

IASIUSmyth name (mother of Atalanta)femalegreek

 

IDAmyth name (name of mountain)femalegreek

 

IDALIAmyth namefemalegreek

 

IDOLAa visionfemalegreek

 

ILEANAILIONAfrom Troyfemale

 

ILITHYAILITHIAmyth namefemale

 

ILONAILKEILKAICA

 

INESAINESEINESINEZ

 

INOmyth name (daughter of Cadmus)femalegreek

 

IOLAIOLEmyth name (sister of Iphitus)female

 

IOLANTHEIOLANTHAvioletfemale

 

IONAIONEIONIAIONESS

 

IPHEGENIAmyth name (daughter sacrificed by Agamemnon)femalegreek

 

IRENAIRENEIRINIIRIN

 

IRISIRISArainbowfemale

 

IRTApearlfemalegreek

 

ISADORAISIDORAISADOREgift of Isis

 

ISAURAISAUREgentle breezefemale

 

ISMENEISMINImyth name (daughter of Oedipus)female

 

IVANNAgift of the godsfemalegreek

 

IVYivyfemalegreek

 

JACINTAJACINTHAJACINTbeautiful

 

JARINAJARINEfarmerfemale

 

JOCASTAmyth name (a queen of Thebes)femalegreek

 

KAIAfrom the earthfemalegreek

 

KAIROSmyth namefemalegreek

 

KALLIOPEbeautiful voicefemalegreek

 

KALONICEvictory of beautyfemalegreek

 

KALYCAKALYKALIKALIE

 

KANDAKEglitteringfemalegreek

 

KANAKEmyth namefemalegreek

 

KATHERINEKATHRINEKATHpure

 

KAYgloryfemalegreek

 

KELEOSflamingfemalegreek

 

KEPAKEPEstonefemale

 

KERESevil spiritsfemalegreek

 

KINETAKINETIKOSactivefemale

 

KIRSTENKRISTAKRISTINAChristian

 

KLEOPATRAglory of the fatherfemalegreek

 

KOLETEKOLETTEKLAZINApeople’s victory

 

KOREmyth name (another name for Persephone)femalegreek

 

KOSMOKOSMAMASMAKASM

 

KRISTINKRISTENthe anointedfemale

 

LACHESISmyth name (a Fate)femalegreek

 

LAISfavorite name with poetsfemalegreek

 

LALAGELALIAverbosefemale

 

LAMIAmyth name (an evil spirit who abducts and murders children)femalegreek

 

LAMPETIAmyth namefemalegreek

 

LANALENCILENALINA

 

LAODAMIAmyth name (wife of Protesilaus)femalegreek

 

LARISSALARISSEcheerfulfemale

 

LEDAmyth name (mother of Helen)femalegreek

 

LELIAwell-spokenfemalegreek

 

LETHEmyth name (river of oblivion)femalegreek

 

LETHIALETHALEITHAforgetful

 

LEUCIPPEmyth name (mother of Teuthras)femalegreek

 

LEUCOTHEALEUCOTHIAmyth name (a sea nymph)female

 

LEXINELEXINAdefender of manfemale

 

LIALEAbringer of good newsfemale

 

LIGIAbeautiful voicefemalegreek

 

LILISLILIALILLISLIL

 

LONIshort form of Apolloniafemalegreek

 

LOTUSflowerfemalegreek

 

LUIGINAwell-bornfemalegreek

 

LYCORIStwilightfemalegreek

 

LYDIALYDEAfrom Lydiafemale

 

LYRISLYRAlyricalfemale

 

LYSANDRAdefends manfemalegreek

 

MADGEapprovalfemalegreek

 

MADORAMEDORArulerfemale

 

MAGAEREMEGARAmyth name (a Fury)female

 

MAIAmyth name (mother of Hermes)femalegreek

 

MALINDAMELINDAgentlefemale

 

MALVAMALVINAMALVINEsoft

 

MARGARETMARGERETMAGGIpearl

 

MARMARAMARMEEshiningfemale

 

MARPESSAmyth name (daughter of Evenus)femalegreek

 

MATHILDEMATILDAbrave in warfemale

 

MEDEAmyth name (wife of Jason who murders her children)femalegreek

 

MEDUSAcunningfemalegreek

 

MELANIAMELANIEdarkfemale

 

MELANTHAMELANTHEdark flowerfemale

 

MELANTHOmyth name (a serving girl)femalegreek

 

MELINAMELENAyellow as canaryfemale

 

MELISSAMELISSEMELLISAhoney bee

 

MELITAMELLETAMELETA

 

MELPOMENEmyth name (muse of tragedy)femalegreek

 

MEROPEmyth name (foster mother of Oedipus)femalegreek

 

METANIRAmyth namefemalegreek

 

METEAgentlefemalegreek

 

METISmyth name (resourcefulness)femalegreek

 

MINERVAwisefemalegreek

 

MINTAMINTHAplant namefemale

 

MNEMOSYNEmyth name (goddess of memory)femalegreek

 

MOERAEMOIRAImyth name (a Fate)female

 

MOIRAMOIRAImeritfemale

 

MOLYmyth name (an herb Hermes gives to Odysseus to protect him)femalegreek

 

MONAsolitaryfemalegreek

 

MONICAMONIQUAMONIKA

 

MUSIDORAMUSADORAgift of the Musesfemale

 

MYRAMIRAMIRIASabundance

 

MYRTLEMYTRAMERTAMYR

 

NARKISSANARCISSANARCIdaffodil

 

NATHACHANATASHANATASSborn at Christmas

 

NAUSICAAmyth name (princess who finds Odysseus)femalegreek

 

NELLANELLNELLYNELLI

 

NEMESISmyth name (goddess of vengeance)femalegreek

 

NEOLAyouthfulfemalegreek

 

NEOMANEOMIANEOMENIA

 

NEPHELEmyth name (the cloud Hera made by Zeus that birthed the Centaurs)femalegreek

 

NERINENERINANEREIDmyth name (the sea nymphs)

 

NERISSANERITANIRETA

 

NEYSANESSANESSIApure

 

NICIANICEANICOLETTE

 

NIKEmyth name (goddess of victory)femalegreek

 

NIOBEfernfemalegreek

 

NITSApeacefemalegreek

 

NORAHNORAlightfemale

 

NOXmyth name (night)femalegreek

 

NYMPHAbridefemalegreek

 

NYSANYSENYSSAgoal

 

NYXnightfemalegreek

 

OBELIAOBELIEpointed pillarfemale

 

OCYPETEmyth name (a Harpy)femalegreek

 

ODELEODELLEharmoniousfemale

 

ODELETODELETTElittle singerfemale

 

ODESSAODYSSEIAwrathfulfemale

 

OENONEmyth name (lover of Paris)femalegreek

 

OIGHRIGwell-spokenfemalegreek

 

OLEISIAprotector of manfemalegreek

 

OLYMPIAOLYMPEfrom Olympusfemale

 

OMPHALEmyth name (a queen of Lydia)femalegreek

 

ONELLAOLENAOLINAlight

 

OPHELIAserpentinefemalegreek

 

OPHELIEwisdomfemalegreek

 

OREAORIAfrom the mountainfemale

 

ORITHYIAmyth namefemalegreek

 

ORTYGIAmyth name (Calypso’s island)femalegreek

 

PAGEchildfemalegreek

 

PAMELAmade from honeyfemalegreek

 

PANAGIOTAholyfemalegreek

 

PANDORAmyth name (released misery and hope into the world)femalegreek

 

PANPHILAall-lovingfemalegreek

 

PANSYflowerfemalegreek

 

PANTHEAall the godsfemalegreek

 

PARTHENIAPARTHENIEchastefemale

 

PASHAPESHAborn at Easterfemale

 

PASIPHAEmyth name (wife of Minos)femalegreek

 

PEGPEGGYPEGEENpearl

 

PELAGIAdweller by the seafemalegreek

 

PELICIAweaverfemalegreek

 

PELOPIAmyth name (mother of Aegisthus)femalegreek

 

PEMPHREDOmyth name (sister of the Gorgons)femalegreek

 

PENELOPEmyth name (faithful wife of Odysseus)femalegreek

 

PENTHEAPENTHIAborn fifthfemale

 

PENTHESILEAmyth name (a queen of the Amazons)femalegreek

 

PEONYPENNYflowerfemale

 

PEPHREDOmyth name (dread)femalegreek

 

PERSEPHONEPERSEPHONIEmyth name (wife of Hades)female

 

PERSISfrom Persiafemalegreek

 

PETRINAPIERETTEPETRONrock

 

PHAEDRAmyth name (daughter of Minos)femalegreek

 

PHAETHUSAmyth namefemalegreek

 

PHEMIEwell-spokenfemalegreek

 

PHOEBEPHEBEsparklingfemale

 

PHEODORAPHEDORAsupreme giftfemale

 

PHILAlovingfemalegreek

 

PHILANAlover of manfemalegreek

 

PHILLIDAPHILLINAPHILIloving

 

PHILLIPAPHILIPPAlover of horsesfemale

 

PHILOMELAPHILOMELnightingalefemale

 

PHILOMENAPHILOMINAgreatly lovedfemale

 

PHILOTHEAloves of Godfemalegreek

 

PHOEBEmyth name (mother of Leto)femalegreek

 

PHOENIXheronfemalegreek

 

PHYLLISPHILLISPHYLIS

 

PLEASUREmyth namefemalegreek

 

PODARGEmyth name (a Harpy)femalegreek

 

POLYHYMNIAmyth name (muse of sacred song)femalegreek

 

POLYXENAmyth name (daughter of Priam)femalegreek

 

PROCNEmyth name (wife of Pandion)femalegreek

 

PSYCHEmyth name (lover of Cupid)femalegreek

 

PYRENAPYRENEPYRENIE

 

PYRRHAmyth name (daughter of Epimetheus)femalegreek

 

PYTHIAprophetessfemalegreek

 

RENARINApeacefulfemale

 

RESIREZIgathererfemale

 

RHEAmyth name (wife of Cronus)femalegreek

 

RHETARITARHETERETA

 

RHODARHODANTHERHODANTrose

 

RITSARITZAprotector of manfemale

 

SABAfrom Shebafemalegreek

 

SANDRASANDRINESONDRAprotector of man

 

SAPPHIRASAPPHIREjewelfemale

 

SCYLLAmyth name (a sea monster)femalegreek

 

SEBASTENESEBASTIENNESadored

 

SELENASELENESELINAS

 

SEMELEmyth name (mother of Dionysus)femalegreek

 

SIBLEYSIBYLSYBYLSIB

 

SINOVIASINOBIAstrangerfemale

 

SIRENASIRINAnamed for the Sirensfemale

 

SOLONSOLONIESOLONAS

 

SOPHIASOPHIESOFIASO

 

SOPHRONIAof judicious mindfemalegreek

 

STASIASTEISESTACIES

 

STEPHANASTEPHANIASTEPcrowned in victory

 

STHENOmightyfemalegreek

 

STREPHONSTREPHONNSTREone who turns

 

STYXmyth name (a river of the underworld)femalegreek

 

SUADELAmyth name (goddess of persuasion)femalegreek

 

SYMAETHISmyth namefemalegreek

 

SYNAtogetherfemalegreek

 

SYRINXmyth name (a nymph)femalegreek

 

TABITHAgazellefemalegreek

 

TERENTIAguardianfemalegreek

 

TERESATERESETERESINA

 

TERPSICHOREmyth name (muse of dance and lyric poetry)femalegreek

 

TESSAborn fourthfemalegreek

 

TETHYSmyth name (wife of Oceanus)femalegreek

 

THADDEATHADDIAbravefemale

 

THAISbelovedfemalegreek

 

THALASSAfrom the seafemalegreek

 

THALIATALIATHALEIAjoyous (muse of comedy)

 

THEATHIATHEOLAdivine

 

THECLATHEKLATECLATE

 

THELMAnursingfemalegreek

 

THEMISmyth name (righteousness)femalegreek

 

THEODORATHEDATEDRAT

 

THEONETHENOMATHENOMIAGod’s name

 

THEOPHANIATHEOPHANEIAGod appearsfemale

 

THEOPHILIATESIAloved by Godfemale

 

THEORATHEORETHORAwatcher

 

THERATHIRATHYRATYRA

 

THETISmyth name (mother of Achilles)femalegreek

 

THISBEmyth name (lover of Pyramus)femalegreek

 

TIENETTETYNETcrowned in victoryfemale

 

TIMOTHEATIMOTHIAhonoring Godfemale

 

TIPHANIETHEOPHANIETHEgods incarnate

 

TISIPHONEmyth name (a Fury)femalegreek

 

TITANIAgiantfemalegreek

 

TRINATRINETRYNTARYN

 

TYROmyth name (a nymph)femalegreek

 

URANIAheavenlyfemalegreek

 

URSAURSELURSULAmyth name

 

VARAVARVARAVAVARAstranger

 

VENESSAVANIAVANNYVA

 

VERONICAVERONIKAVERONhonest image

 

XANTHEXANTHAXANTHIAblond

 

XENIAwelcomefemalegreek

 

XYLIAXYLINAXYLONAXY

 

YALENAYALENElightfemale

 

YOLANDAYOLANDEvioletfemale

 

ZANDRAZONDRAdefender of manfemale

 

ZELIAZELINAZELINIAzealous

 

ZENAIDEZENAIDAmyth namefemale

 

ZENIAZENAZENEfriendly

 

ZENOBIAZENOBEZENAZE

 

ZEPHYRZYPHIREZEFIRYN

 

ZETAborn lastfemalegreek

 

ZEVAswordfemalegreek

 

ZOEZOELIEZOELLEZOEL

 

ZSOFIAZSOFIEZOFIAZO

 

ZYTAZITAreaperfemale

 

ABDERUSmyth name (a friend of Hercules)malegreek

 

ABSYRTUSmyth name (brother of Medea)malegreek

 

ABYDOSfrom Abydosmalegreek

 

ACASTUSmyth name (an Argonaut)malegreek

 

ACESTESAGESTESmyth namemale

 

ACHATESmyth name (companion of Aeneas)malegreek

 

ACHELOUSmyth name (a river god)malegreek

 

ACHERONmyth name (river of woe)malegreek

 

ACHILLESliplessmalegreek

 

ACISmyth name (lover of Galatea)malegreek

 

ACONTEUSmyth namemalegreek

 

ACRISIUSmyth name (grandfatherer of Perseus)malegreek

 

ACTEONACTAEONmyth name (a hunter torn apart by his own dogs)male

 

ADMETUSmyth name (a king of Pherae)malegreek

 

ADONISmyth name (lover of Aphrodite)malegreek

 

ADRASTUSmyth name (one of the attackers in The Seven Against Thebes)malegreek

 

AEACUSmyth name (grandfatherer of Achilles)malegreek

 

AEETESmyth name (Medea’s father)malegreek

 

AEGEUSmyth name (second husband of Medea)malegreek

 

AEGISmyth name (shield of Zeus)malegreek

 

AEGISTHUSmyth name (cousin of Agamemnon)malegreek

 

AEGYPTUSmyth name (father of Danaides)malegreek

 

AENEASpraiseworthymalegreek

 

AEOLUSmyth name (god of the winds)malegreek

 

AESCULAPIUSASKLEPIOSmyth name (god of medicine)male

 

AESONmyth name (father of Jason)malegreek

 

AGAMEDESmyth name (murdered by his brother for theft)malegreek

 

AGAMEMNONmyth name (leader of the Greek forces against Troy)malegreek

 

AGENORmyth name (son of Poseidon)malegreek

 

AJAXeaglemalegreek

 

AKILfrom the river Akilmalegreek

 

ALASTAIRALASTORALASDAavenger

 

ALCIDESdescended from Alcaeusmalegreek

 

ALCINOUSALCINOOSmyth name (helps Odysseus return home)male

 

ALCMAEONmyth name (one of the Thebes attackers)malegreek

 

ALCYONEUSmyth name (fought against Athena)malegreek

 

ALEXANDERALEXISALEC

 

ALOEUSmyth name (father of giants)malegreek

 

ALPHENORmyth namemalegreek

 

ALPHEUSmyth name (river god)malegreek

 

AMBROSEAMBRUSAMBROCIOimmortal

 

AMPHIARAUSmyth name (one of the attackers of Thebes)malegreek

 

AMPHIONmyth name (son of Zeus)malegreek

 

AMPHITRYONmyth name (husband of Alcmene)malegreek

 

AMPYXmyth name (father of Mopsus)malegreek

 

AMYCUSmyth name (son of Poseidon)malegreek

 

ANASTASIUSANASZTAZANAreborn

 

ANATLOEANATOLIANATOLIeasterner

 

ANCAEUSmyth name (an Argonaut)malegreek

 

ANCHISESmyth name (father of Aeneas)malegreek

 

ANDERSONANDERSPAPANDRson of Ander

 

ANDRAEMONmyth namemalegreek

 

ANDREWANDERANDRESAN

 

ANDROGEUSmyth name (son of Minos)malegreek

 

ANGELLANGELANGELOmessenger

 

ANIBALgraced by Godmalegreek

 

ANSTICEANASTASIOSANSTresurrected

 

ANTAEUSmyth name (killed by Hercules)malegreek

 

ANTEROSmyth name (mutual love)malegreek

 

ANTHONYANTONANTONYpriceless

 

ANTHORmyth namemalegreek

 

ANTILOCHUSmyth name (son of Nestor)malegreek

 

ANTINOUSmyth name (one of Penelope’s suitors)malegreek

 

ANTIPHATESmyth name (a Cyclops)malegreek

 

AONGHASANGUSunique choicemale

 

APOLLOAPOLONIUSZmanly beautymale

 

ARCASmyth name (son of Zeus)malegreek

 

ARCHEMORUSmyth name (son of Lycurgus)malegreek

 

ARESmyth name (god of war)malegreek

 

ARGOmyth name (name of Jason’s ship)malegreek

 

ARGUSARGOSall-seeingmale

 

ARIONmyth name (horse of Adrastus)malegreek

 

ARISTAEUSmyth name (son of Apollo)malegreek

 

ARISTIDson of a great manmalegreek

 

ARISTOTLEbest of thinkersmalegreek

 

ARSENEARSENIOstrongmale

 

ARTEMASARTEMUSARTEMESgift from Artemis

 

ASCALAPHUSmyth name (turned into an owl by Persephone)malegreek

 

ASOPUSmyth name (son of Hector killed at Troy)malegreek

 

ATHAMASmyth name (father of Phrixus and Helle)malegreek

 

ATHANASIOSnoblemalegreek

 

ATLASmyth name (a Titan)malegreek

 

ATREIDESdescended from Atreusmalegreek

 

ATREUSmyth name (father of Agamemnon)malegreek

 

ATTISmyth name (son of Manes)malegreek

 

AUSTERmyth namemalegreek

 

AUTOLYCUSmyth name (son of Hermes)malegreek

 

AVERNUSmyth name (portal to Hades)malegreek

 

BALASIflat-footedmalegreek

 

BALTSAROSGreek form of Balthazarmalegreek

 

BAPTISTEbaptizermalegreek

 

BARUCHgoodlymalegreek

 

BASILBASILEBASILIOB

 

BASTIENBASTIAANBASTErevered

 

BAUCISBACCUSBACCAUSmyth name (name of Dionysus)

 

BELLEROPHONmyth name (slew Chimera)malegreek

 

BITONmyth name (son of a priestess)malegreek

 

BOETHIUSmyth namemalegreek

 

BOREASmyth name (the north wind)malegreek

 

BRIAREUSmyth name (a Titan)malegreek

 

CADMONmyth namemalegreek

 

CADMUSfrom the eastmalegreek

 

CALAISmyth name (son of Boreas)malegreek

 

CALCHASmyth name (a seer)malegreek

 

CAPANEUSmyth name (one of the attackers against Thebes)malegreek

 

CASTORmyth name (brother of Helen)malegreek

 

CEBRIONESmyth namemalegreek

 

CECROPSmyth name (founder of Athens)malegreek

 

CELEUSmyth name (father of Triptolemus)malegreek

 

CENONfriendlymalegreek

 

CEPHALUSmyth name (husband who killed Procris)malegreek

 

CEPHEUSmyth name (father of Andromeda)malegreek

 

CERBERUSmyth name (guardian to the gate of Hades)malegreek

 

CERCYONmyth name (name of a king)malegreek

 

CESARECAESARECASEAREOlong-haired

 

CETUSmyth name (sea monster of Poseidon)malegreek

 

CEYXmyth name (husband of Alcyone)malegreek

 

CHARONmyth name (ferryman across the river Styx)malegreek

 

CHARYBDISmyth name (a deadly whirlpool)malegreek

 

CHIMERAmyth name (the monster killed by Bellerophon)malegreek

 

CHIRONmyth name (a centaur)malegreek

 

CHRISTIANCRETIENCHRISChristian

 

CHRISTOPHERCHRISTOPHEChrist-bearer

 

CHRISTOSChristmalegreek

 

CHRYSESmyth name (a priest of Apollo)malegreek

 

CHRYSOSTOMgolden-mouthedmalegreek

 

CLAUSCLAASCOLUMCOLE

 

CLEOBISmyth name (son of a priestess)malegreek

 

CLETUSsummonedmalegreek

 

COCYTUSmyth name (river of lamenting)malegreek

 

COEUSmyth name (father of Leto)malegreek

 

CORINEUSmyth namemalegreek

 

CORYBANTESmyth name (priest of Rhea)malegreek

 

CORYDONCORIDANready to fightmale

 

COSMASCOSMOCOSIMACO

 

COTTUSmyth name (a Titan)malegreek

 

CREONmyth name (Jocasta’s brother)malegreek

 

CRONUSmyth name (a Titan)malegreek

 

CTESIPPUSmyth name (one of Penelope’s suitors)malegreek

 

CYCNUSswanmalegreek

 

CYPRIANfrom Cyprusmalegreek

 

CYRCYRILCYRYLCYREK

 

CYRANOfrom Cyrenemalegreek

 

CYRUSCIROCYsun

 

DAEDALUSmyth name (killed his nephew)malegreek

 

DAEMONmyth name (guardian spirit)malegreek

 

DAMASKENOSDAMASKINOSfrom Damascusmale

 

DAMIANDAMENDAMAEtame

 

DAMOCLESmyth name (a tyrant of Syracuse)malegreek

 

DANAUSmyth name (father of the Danaides)malegreek

 

DAPHNISmyth name (blinded for his infidelity)malegreek

 

DARDANUSmyth name (founder of Troy)malegreek

 

DEIPHOBUSmyth name (a son of Priam)malegreek

 

DELPHINUSmyth name (a scout of Poseidon)malegreek

 

DEMETRIUSDEMETRIDEMETgift from Demeter

 

DEMODOCUSmyth name (a blind bard)malegreek

 

DEMOGORGONmyth name (thought to be the name for Satan)malegreek

 

DEMOPHONmyth name (son of Theseus)malegreek

 

DEUCALIONmyth name (son of Prometheus)malegreek

 

DHIMITRIOSmyth namemalegreek

 

DIOMEDESmyth name (an evil king)malegreek

 

DIONYSIUSDENESDIOND

 

DOLIUSmyth name (a shepherd)malegreek

 

DORANa giftmalegreek

 

DORIANa Dorianmalegreek

 

ECHIONmyth namemalegreek

 

EGIDIOshield-bearermalegreek

 

ELEKELIdefender of manmale

 

ELEUTHERIOSELEFTHERIOSfreemale

 

ELPENORmyth name (one of Odysseus’s men)malegreek

 

ENCELADUSmyth name (a giant)malegreek

 

ENDREmanlymalegreek

 

ENDYMIONmyth name (a shepherd)malegreek

 

ENEAborn ninthmalegreek

 

ENEASpraisedmalegreek

 

EPEIUSmyth name (maker of the Trojan horse)malegreek

 

EPOPEUSmyth namemalegreek

 

ERASMUSworthy of lovemalegreek

 

ERCOLEgift from Godmalegreek

 

EREBUSmyth name (father of Charon)malegreek

 

ERECHTHEUSmyth name (a king of Athens)malegreek

 

ERICHTHONIUSmyth name (a king of Athens)malegreek

 

ERYMANTHUSmyth name (son of Apollo)malegreek

 

ERYSICHTHONmyth name (cursed with an insatiable hunger that caused his death)malegreek

 

ESTEBEESTEVAOvictoriousmale

 

ETEOCLESmyth name (son of Oedipus)malegreek

 

ETORETTOREEACHANNsteadfast

 

EUBULEUSmyth name (told Demeter about her daughter)malegreek

 

EUGENEEUGENEUGENIOS

 

EUMAEUSmyth name (a swineherd who fought with Odysseus)malegreek

 

EUPEITHESmyth name (father of a suitor for Penelope)malegreek

 

EURUSmyth name (god of the east wind)malegreek

 

EURYALUSmyth name (taunted Odysseus)malegreek

 

EURYLOCHUSmyth name (turned into a pig by Circe)malegreek

 

EURYMACHUSmyth name (suitor of Penelope)malegreek

 

EURYPYLUSmyth name (a soldier against Greece in the Trojan War)malegreek

 

EURYSTHEUSmyth name (a cousin of Hercules)malegreek

 

EURYTONmyth name (a giant)malegreek

 

EUSEBIUSpiousmalegreek

 

EUSTACEEUSTISEUSTACHYfruitful

 

EVZENnoblemalegreek

 

FARRISrockmalegreek

 

FEDORFEODORdivine giftmale

 

FEODRASstonemalegreek

 

FILIPPOFULOPFLIPFIL

 

GALENname meaning unknownmalegreek

 

GALINTHIASmyth name (servant of Alcmene)malegreek

 

GANYMEDEmyth name (cup-bearer to the gods)malegreek

 

GELASIUSlaughtermalegreek

 

GEORGEGEORGGEORGESG

 

GERYONmyth name (monster killed by Hercules)malegreek

 

GILESGILLESshield-bearermale

 

GLAUCUSmyth name (son of Minos)malegreek

 

GREGORYGREGOIREGREGORvigilant

 

GUILIOyoungmalegreek

 

GYESmyth name (a Titan)malegreek

 

HAEMONmyth name (son of Creon)malegreek

 

HALIseamalegreek

 

HALIRRHOTHIUSmyth name (son of Poseidon)malegreek

 

HALITHERSISmyth name (seer who warns Penelope’s suitors)malegreek

 

HARALAMBOSname meaning unknownmalegreek

 

HASIONEmyth namemalegreek

 

HECTORsteadfastmalegreek

 

HELENUSmyth name (son of Priam)malegreek

 

HELIOSmyth name (god of the sun)malegreek

 

HEPHAESTUSmyth name (god of the crafts)malegreek

 

HERCULESHERAKLESRmyth name (son of Zeus)male

 

HERMESmyth name (messenger of the gods)malegreek

 

HESPEROSevening starmalegreek

 

HIERONIMname meaning unknownmalegreek

 

HIPOLITHIPPOLYTUSRfreer of horsesmale

 

HIPPOCAMPUSmyth name (a horse of Poseidon)malegreek

 

HIPPOGRIFFmyth name (part horsepart griffen)male

 

HIPPOLYTUSmyth name (son of Theseus)malegreek

 

HIPPOMENESmyth name (winner of Atalanta)malegreek

 

HOMERHOMERUSHOMEROSsecurity

 

HYANCINTHEHYACINTHUSRhyacinthmale

 

HYLASmyth name (son of Theiodamas)malegreek

 

HYMENmyth name (god of marriage)malegreek

 

HYPERIONmyth name (a Titan)malegreek

 

HYPNOSmyth name (god of sleep)malegreek

 

HYRIEUSmyth namemalegreek

 

IAPETUSmyth name (a Titan)malegreek

 

IASIONmyth name (father of Plutus)malegreek

 

IASIUSmyth namemalegreek

 

IASONhealermalegreek

 

IBYCUSmyth name (a bard)malegreek

 

ICARIUSmyth name (gave wine to the citizens of Athens who mistook it for poison and killed him)malegreek

 

ICARUSmyth name (son of Daedalus)malegreek

 

ICELOSmyth name (son of Hypnos)malegreek

 

IDASmyth name (an Argonaut)malegreek

 

IDOMENEUSmyth name (a king of Crete)malegreek

 

IGNATIUSfierymalegreek

 

INACHUSmyth name (a river god)malegreek

 

IOBATESmyth namemalegreek

 

IONmyth name (son of Apollo)malegreek

 

IORGASIGORRfarmermale

 

IPHICLESmyth name (Hercules twin brother)malegreek

 

IPHISmyth name (hanged himself over unrequited love)malegreek

 

IPHITUSmyth name (brother of Iole)malegreek

 

IRUSmyth name (challenged Odysseus on his return to Ithaca)malegreek

 

ISIDOREISADORERIXIDORstrong gift

 

ISTVANvictoriousmalegreek

 

IVANIVANETSRIVANKORglorious gift

 

IXIONmyth name (father of the centaurs) JACINTOmalegreek

 

JASONJASUNRJAYRhealer

 

JENOJENCIRwell-bornmale

 

JEROMEJEROENRholy namemale

 

JIRIJIRKARJURGIST

 

JULIANJULIUSRyouthfulmale

 

KADMUSfrom the eastmalegreek

 

KAJearthmalegreek

 

KARSTENKRISTRanointedmale

 

KEDALIONmyth namemalegreek

 

KERILKIRILRKYRILLOSR

 

KESTERKESTORRKITR

 

KHRISTOSChristmalegreek

 

KLAUSKLASSRpeople’s victorymale

 

KOLYAvictorious armymalegreek

 

KORUDONhelmetedmalegreek

 

KOSMYKOSMOSRordermale

 

KRATOSstrengthmalegreek

 

KIRKORvigilantmalegreek

 

KRISTIANKRISCHANRKRZYChristian

 

KYRILLOSlordlymalegreek

 

KYROSmastermalegreek

 

LADONmyth name (dragon of Hera)malegreek

 

LAERTESmyth name (father of Odysseus)malegreek

 

LAESTRYGONESmyth name (a tribe of giants)malegreek

 

LAIUSmyth name (father of Oedipus)malegreek

 

LAOCOONmyth name (son of Priam)malegreek

 

LAOMEDONmyth name (father of Priam)malegreek

 

LASSEpeople’s victorymalegreek

 

LEANDERLANDERLEANDROlion

 

LEKSIdefender of manmalegreek

 

LETHEmyth name (river of oblivion)malegreek

 

LICHASmyth name (Hercules friend)malegreek

 

LIDIOname meaning unknownmalegreek

 

LINUSflaxen-hairedmalegreek

 

LIPPILIPPLIPPIOlover of horses

 

LOXIAScrookedmalegreek

 

LYCAONmyth name (a king of Arcadia)malegreek

 

LYCOMEDESmyth name (a king of Scyros)malegreek

 

LYCURGUSmyth name (a king of the Edones)malegreek

 

LYNCEUSmyth name (an Argonaut)malegreek

 

LYSANDERliberatormalegreek

 

MACAIREMAKARIOAMARCARblessed

 

MACHAONmyth name (son of Aesculapius)malegreek

 

MARSYASmyth name (a satyr)malegreek

 

MAURMAURICEdarkmale

 

MEDUSmyth name (son of Medea by Aegeus)malegreek

 

MELAMPUSmyth name (seer)malegreek

 

MELANIPPUSmyth name (helps defend Thebes against the attackers)malegreek

 

MELANTHIUSmyth name (sides with Penelope’s suitors against his master Odysseus)malegreek

 

MELEAGERmyth name (an Argonaut)malegreek

 

MELECERTESmyth name (son of Ino)malegreek

 

MELETIOSname meaning unknownmalegreek

 

MENELAUSmyth name (brother of Agamemnon)malegreek

 

MENOECEUSmyth name (father of Jocasta)malegreek

 

MENTORwise counselormalegreek

 

METTEpearlmalegreek

 

MEZENTIUSmyth namemalegreek

 

MIDASmyth name (turned everything he touched to gold)malegreek

 

MIKOLASpeople’s victorymalegreek

 

MIMISmyth namemalegreek

 

MINOSmyth name (son of Zeus)malegreek

 

MOMUSmyth name (god of ridicule)malegreek

 

MOPSUSmyth name (a seer)malegreek

 

MYLESMILESMILOdestroyer

 

MYRONmyrrhmalegreek

 

NAPEmyth namemalegreek

 

NAPOLEANNAPOLEONof the new citymale

 

NARCISSUSNARKISNARCISdaffodil

 

NAUPLIUSmyth name (an Argonaut)malegreek

 

NECTARIOSname of a saintmalegreek

 

NELEUSmyth name (son of Poseidon)malegreek

 

NEMONEMOSfrom the glenmale

 

NEOTOLEMUSmyth name (son of Achilles)malegreek

 

NEREUSmyth name (father of the Nereids)malegreek

 

NESTORwisdommalegreek

 

NICHOLASNOCHOLAUSNOCOpeople’s victory

 

NISUSmyth name (father of Scylla)malegreek

 

NOTUSmyth name (the south wind)malegreek

 

OBIAREUSmyth name (a Titan)malegreek

 

OCEANUSmyth name (father of the Oceanids)malegreek

 

OCNUSincompetentmalegreek

 

ODYSSEUSwrathfulmalegreek

 

OEDIPUSswollen footmalegreek

 

OENEUSmyth name (king of Calydon)malegreek

 

OENOMAUSmyth name (son of Ares)malegreek

 

OIGHRIGwell-spokenmalegreek

 

OLESdefender of manmalegreek

 

OPHELOSprofit; helpmalegreek

 

OPHIONmyth name (a serpent)malegreek

 

ORESTESORESTEOREIASfrom the mountain

 

ORIONson of firemalegreek

 

ORPHEUSmyth name (son of Apollo)malegreek

 

ORTHROSmyth name (guardian of Geryon)malegreek

 

OTISOTOSOTUSkeen of hearing

 

OWENwell-bornmalegreek

 

PALAEMONmyth name (a sea god)malegreek

 

PALAMEDESmyth name (son of Nauplius)malegreek

 

PANmyth name (god of flocks)malegreek

 

PANAGIOTISall-holymalegreek

 

PANCRATIUSsupreme rulermalegreek

 

PANDAREOSmyth name (a thief)malegreek

 

PANDARUSmyth name (killed for breaking a truce)malegreek

 

PANTELEIMONmercifulmalegreek

 

PARTHENIOSvirginmalegreek

 

PARISmyth name (son of Priam)malegreek

 

PATROCLUSmyth name (Achilles best friend)malegreek

 

PEGASUSmyth name (winged horse)malegreek

 

PEISISTRATUSmyth name (son of Nestor)malegreek

 

PELEUSmyth name (father of Achilles)malegreek

 

PELIASmyth name (son of Poseidon)malegreek

 

PELOPSmyth name (father of Atreus)malegreek

 

PENEUSmyth namemalegreek

 

PENTHEUSmyth name (a king of Thebes)malegreek

 

PERDIXmyth name (killed by his uncle)malegreek

 

PERICLESmyth namemalegreek

 

PERSIUSPERSEUSmyth name (son of Danae)male

 

PETERPEDROPETR

 

PHAETHONmyth name (son of Helios)malegreek

 

PHANTASOSmyth name (son of Hypnos)malegreek

 

PHAONmyth name (a ferryman)malegreek

 

PHEMIUSmyth name (a bard)malegreek

 

PHEOBUSshiningmalegreek

 

PHILANDERlover of manmalegreek

 

PHILEMONloves thoughtmalegreek

 

PHILIPPIPPOPHILIPPE

 

PHILOPHYLOfriendmale

 

PHILOCTETESmyth name (killed Paris)malegreek

 

PHILOETIUSmyth name (a cowherd)malegreek

 

PHINEASPHINEESPHINEUSmouth of brass

 

PHLEGETHONmyth name (river of fire)malegreek

 

PHOENIXmyth name (a bird that built its own pyre and then was reborn from the ashes)malegreek

 

PHRIXUSmyth name (son of Nephele)malegreek

 

PHORBASPHORBUSmyth namemale

 

PHORCYSmyth name (a sea god)malegreek

 

PIRITHOUSmyth name (friend of Theseus)malegreek

 

PIRROred-hairedmalegreek

 

PITTHEUSmyth name (king of Trozen)malegreek

 

PITYOCAMPTESpine-bendermalegreek

 

PLATObroadmalegreek

 

PLEXIPPUSmyth name (an Argonaut)malegreek

 

PLUTUSmyth name (wealth)malegreek

 

POLITESmyth namemalegreek

 

POLLUXmyth name (brother of Helen)malegreek

 

POLYCARPmuch fruitmalegreek

 

POLYDAMASmyth name (a Trojan warrior)malegreek

 

POLYDEUCESmyth name (Pollux)malegreek

 

POLYDORUSmyth name (son of Priam)malegreek

 

POLYEIDUSmyth name (a seer)malegreek

 

POLYMESTORmyth name (Priam’s son-in-law)malegreek

 

POLYNICESmyth name (uncle of Oedipus)malegreek

 

POLYPHEMUSmyth name (son of Poseidon)malegreek

 

PONTUSseamalegreek

 

PORFIRIOpurple stonemalegreek

 

POSEIDONmyth name (god of the sea and ocean)malegreek

 

PRIAMmyth name (king of Troy)malegreek

 

PRIAPUSmyth name (god of fertility)malegreek

 

PROCRUSTESmyth name (stretcher)malegreek

 

PROKOPIOSdeclared leadermalegreek

 

PROMETHEUSmyth name (gave fire to man)malegreek

 

PROTESILAUSmyth name (offered himself as a sacrifice for the Greeks when they arrived at Troy)malegreek

 

PROTEUSmyth name (a sea god)malegreek

 

PYGMALIONmyth name (king of Cyprus)malegreek

 

PYLADESmyth name (friend of Orestes)malegreek

 

PYRAMUSmyth name (lover of Thisbe)malegreek

 

PYRRHUSmyth name (king of Epirus)malegreek

 

RASMUSamiablemalegreek

 

RHADAMANTHUSmyth name (a judge in the underworld)malegreek

 

RHESUSmyth name (king of Thrace)malegreek

 

RHOECUSmyth name (saved Hamadryad)malegreek

 

RISTOChrist-bearermalegreek

 

RODASrose gardenmalegreek

 

SALMONEUSmyth name (during Trojan Warpretended to be Zeus)male

 

SANDERSSAUNDERSSANDERdefender of man

 

SARPEDONmyth name (killed by Patroclus during the Trojan War)malegreek

 

SEBASTIANSEBASTENSEBErevered

 

SEOIRSESEORSAfarmermale

 

SIDNEYSYDNEYfrom Sidonmale

 

SIMONSIMEONSYMEONsign

 

SINONmyth name (convinced the Trojans to pull the horse inside the city walls)malegreek

 

SISYPHUSmyth name (son of Aelous)malegreek

 

SOCRATESname of a philosophermalegreek

 

SOTERIOSsaviormalegreek

 

SPYRIDONround basketmalegreek

 

STAMITOSenduringmalegreek

 

STEPHENSTEVENSTEFAN

 

STOFFELChrist-bearermalegreek

 

TADHGTEAGUETAIDGH

 

TAKISall-holymalegreek

 

TALUSmyth name (mechanical man made by Hephaestus)malegreek

 

TANTALUSmyth name (condemned to eternal torment)malegreek

 

TAXIARCHAIarchangelmalegreek

 

TELAMONmyth name (father of Ajax)malegreek

 

TELEGONUSmyth name (son of Odysseus)malegreek

 

TELEMACHUSmyth name (son of Odysseus)malegreek

 

TELEPHUSmyth name (son of Hercules)malegreek

 

TEREUSmyth name (king of Thrace)malegreek

 

TEUCERmyth name (an archer)malegreek

 

TEUTHRASmyth name (king of Mysia)malegreek

 

THAMYRISmyth name (a musician punished for hubris)malegreek

 

THANATOSmyth name (death)malegreek

 

THANOSTHANASISnoblemale

 

THAUMASmyth name (father of the Harpies)malegreek

 

THEOCLYMENUSmyth name (befriended by Telemachus)malegreek

 

THEODORETHEODOSIOSTEAgracious gift

 

THEONgodlymalegreek

 

THEOPHILETEOFILEdivinely lovedmale

 

THERONhuntermalegreek

 

THERSITESmyth name (soldier in the Trojan War)malegreek

 

THESEUSmyth name (son of Aegeus)malegreek

 

THYESTESmyth name (brother of Atreus)malegreek

 

TIGRISmyth namemalegreek

 

TIMOTHYTIMONTIMUN

 

TIRESIASmyth name (a blind seer)malegreek

 

TITOSTITOTITUSof the giants

 

TITYUSmyth name (a giant)malegreek

 

TOXEUSmyth name (brother of Althaea)malegreek

 

TRACYTRACEYharvestermale

 

TRIPTOLEMUSmyth name (taught agriculture by Demeter)malegreek

 

TRITONmyth name (son of Poseidon)malegreek

 

TROPHONIUSmyth name (brother of Agamedes)malegreek

 

TYDEUSmyth name (father of Diomedes)malegreek

 

TYNDAREUSmyth name (father of Castor)malegreek

 

TYPHONTYPHOEUSmyth name (a child of the Titans)male

 

TYRONETURANNOSlordmale

 

ULYSSESwrathfulmalegreek

 

URANUSmyth name (sky)malegreek

 

URIANfrom heavenmalegreek

 

VANKOgracious giftmalegreek

 

VASILISVASOSVASILEIOSregal

 

XANTHUSmyth name (a river god)malegreek

 

XUTHUSmyth name (son of Helen)malegreek

 

XENOPHONXENOstrange voicemale

 

XENOSstrangermalegreek

 

XERXESleavingmalegreek

 

XYLONfrom the forestmalegreek

 

YRJOYURIIYURAYUROCH

 

ZALEpower of the seamalegreek

 

ZAREKGod protect the kingmalegreek

 

ZELOTESzealousmalegreek

 

ZELUSmyth namemalegreek

 

ZENASlivingmalegreek

 

ZENOZEUSmyth namemale

 

ZENONfriendlymalegreek

 

ZEPHYRUSmyth namemalegreek

 

ZETESmyth name (son of Boreas)malegreek

 

ZOLTANZOLTARlifemale

 

ZOTIKOSname meaning unknownmalegreek

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