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Acacia

A flower name from the 16th century, derived from Latin acacia of Greek akakia a derivative of ake ‘point, thorn’.

Acacius 

Acacius ♂ Greek "thorny; or, innocent, not evil" Acacius Meaning and Origin Acacius is a boy’s name of Greek origin, meaning “thorny; or, innocent, not evil.” Posts with the name Acacius

Acadia

English from ancient Greek

Acantha

The name Acantha (ə-KAN-thə) is a girl’s name of Greek origin, meaning: “thorny”.

Achilles

Achilles Meaning and Origin The name Achilles is a boy's name meaning "pain" and is of Greek origin.  Posts with the name Achilles: 99 Unique Boy Names That Start With A

Adara

Adara Meaning and Origin Adara is a girl's name of Greek origin, meaning “beautiful.” If you think your little girl will be the best looking on the playground (duh), this might be the perfect name. Posts with the name Adara: 50 Stunningly Unique Greek Girl Names for a...

Adonis

Adonis Meaning and Origin The name Adonis is a boy's name meaning "extremely good looking, handsome" and is of Greek origin.  Posts with the name Adonis: 52 Popular Boy Names That Start With A

Aella

Aella Meaning and Origin The name Aella means “whirlwind” and is of Greek origin. Aella may sound sweet, but the name actually harkens to one of Hippolyte’s Amazons in Greek mythology who fought against Heracles. Still, pretty cool for a girl! Posts with the name...

Aero

Aero Meaning and Origin Aero is a boy's name of Greek origin, meaning "of the sky."  Posts with the name Aero: 105 Space Baby Names for Boys

Agate

Agate Meaning and Origin Agate is a girl's name of Greek origin, meaning "good".  Posts with the name Agate:  Unique Girl Names Starting with A

Agatha

Latinized version of Greek name Agathē a feminine form of agathos.

Agnes

Latinized version of the Greek name Hagnē a feminine form of the adjective hagnos ‘pure, holy’.

Airlia

Airlia Meaning and Origin Airlia is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "ethereal". Related to the Greek name Airlea. Posts with the name Airlia: 500 of the Prettiest Girl Names You’ve Ever Heard

Ajax

Ajax Meaning and Origin Ajax is a boy's name of Greek origin, meaning "of the earth". Ajax or Aias is a Greek mythological hero who played a pivotal role in the myth of the Trojan War. Posts with the name Ajax: 50 Names for Boys That are Cool AF  

Alanis

English from Greek feminine of Alan.

Alcyone

Alcyone Meaning and Origin Alcyone is a girl's Greek mythology name. Posts with the name Alcyone:  Unique Space Names for Girls

Alec

Alec Meaning and Origin Alec is a boy's name of Greek origin, meaning "defending men". Current popularity: #582. Posts with the name Alec: 52 Popular Boy Names That Start With A  

Alethea

Derived from a Greek word aletheia, meaning truth.

Alexa

Alexa is a Greek name meaning: “defender of men”.

Alexander

Alexander is a Greek boy’s name meaning: “defender of man”.

Alexandra

Alexandra Meaning and Origin The name Alexander is a girl’s name meaning “defender of men” and is of Greek origin. Current popularity: #137. Posts with the name Alexandra: 30 of the Most Elegant Girl Names Ever

Alexandria

Alexandria is a Greek name meaning: “defender of man”.

Alexis

Alexis Meaning and Origin Alexis is a girl's name of English and Greek origin, meaning "defender".  Posts with the name Alexis:  Popular Girl Names Starting with A

Alpha

Ultimately of Semitic origin; compare to Hebrew āleph ‘ox’.

Althea

Althea Meaning and Origin Althea is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "with healing power".  Posts with the name Althea: Unique Girl Names Starting with A 500 of the Prettiest Girl Names You’ve Ever Heard

Alyx

Alyx Meaning and Origin Alyx is a unisex name of Greek origin, meaning "defender".  Posts with the name Alyx:  Unique Girl Names Starting with A

Amalthea

Amalthea Meaning and Origin Amalthea is a girl's name of Greek origin, meaning "tender goddess".  Posts with the name Amalthea:  Unique Space Names for Girls

Amarus

Amarus Meaning and Origin Amarus is a boy's name of Greek origin, meaning "unfading love."  Posts with the name Amarus: 100 Hauntingly Gorgeous Dark and Romantic Goth Baby Names

Amaryllis

Derived from amaryssein ‘to sparkle’.

Ambrosia

(Greek ) food of the gods.

Ambrosina

Ambrosina Meaning and Origin Ambrosina is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "immortal."  Posts with the name Ambrosina: 100 Hauntingly Gorgeous Dark and Romantic Goth Baby Names

Amersa

Amersa Meaning and Origin Amersa is a girl's name of Greek origin, whose meaning is unknown. There isn't much information that can be found on this name, but it's still one that stands out for its uniqueness. Posts with the name Amersa: 50 Stunningly Unique Greek Girl...

Andrea

Andrea Meaning and Origin Andrea is a girl's name of Greek origin, meaning "manly, virile".  Posts with the name Andrea:  Popular Girl Names Starting with A

Andrew

Andrew Meaning and Origin The name Andrew is a boy's name meaning "manly" and is of Greek origin.  Posts with the name Andrew: 52 Popular Boy Names That Start With A

Andromeda

Andromeda Meaning and Origin Andromeda is a girl's name of Greek origin, meaning "advising like a man".  Posts with the name Andromeda:  Unique Space Names for Girls

Angel

Angel Meaning and Origin The name Angel is a unisex name of Greek origin meaning “messenger”. Posts with the name Angel: 20 Unique but Stunningly Beautiful Girl Names

Angelina

Angelina Meaning and Origin Angelina is a girl's name of Spanish, Italian, Greek origin meaning "angel". Current popularity: #290. Posts with the name Angelina: Popular Girl Names Starting with A 500 of the Prettiest Girl Names You’ve Ever Heard

Anisia

Anisia Meaning and Origin Anisia is a girl's name of Greek origin, meaning “she who fulfills her obligations.” It's one of those names that sound pretty to the ear and has a great meaning while still being totally unique. Posts with the name Anisia: 50 Stunningly...

Aniston

Aniston Meaning and Origin The name Aniston is a unisex name meaning "resurrection" and is of Greek origin. Posts with the name Aniston: 20 of the Preppiest Names for Girls

Annis

Annis Meaning and Origin Annis is a girl's name of Greek origin, meaning "pure, virginal".  Posts with the name Annis:  Unique Girl Names Starting with A

Antares

Antares Meaning and Origin Antares is a boy's name of Greek origin, meaning "rival to-Ares."  Posts with the name Antares: 105 Space Baby Names for Boys

Antila

Antila Meaning and Origin Antila is a girl's name of Greek and Latin origin, meaning "pump".  Posts with the name Antila:  Unique Space Names for Girls

Aphrodite

Aphrodite Meaning and Origin Aphrodite is a girl's name of Greek origin, meaning "Goddess of love".  Posts with the name Aphrodite:  Unique Girl Names Starting with A

Apollo

Apollo Meaning and Origin Apollo is a boy's name of Greek mythology origin, meaning "God of the sun."  Posts with the name Apollo: 105 Space Baby Names for Boys 52 Popular Boy Names That Start With A

Aquarius

Aquarius Meaning and Origin Aquarius is a boy's name of Greek origin, meaning "cupbearer or water bearer."  Posts with the name Aquarius: 105 Space Baby Names for Boys

Aradia

Aradia Meaning and Origin The name Aradia is a girl's name meaning "watch over, protect" and is of Greek origin. In Italian folklore, Aradia is a supernatural figure known as the queen of the witches and the moon’s Goddess. In 1899, American folklorist Charles Godfrey...

Arche

Arche Meaning and Origin Arche is a boy's name of Greek origin, meaning "beginning."  Posts with the name Arche: 105 Space Baby Names for Boys

Ares

Ares Meaning and Origin Ares is a boy's name meaning "bane, ruin" and is of Greek origin. Current Popularity: #593. Posts with the name Ares: 50 Unheard of Unique and Totally Wearable Boys Names

Aretha

Aretha Meaning and Origin Aretha is a girl's name of Greek origin, meaning "virtuous".  Posts with the name Aretha:  Unique Girl Names Starting with A

Argo

Argo Meaning and Origin Argo is a boy's name meaning "field, lazy, slothful" and is of Greek origin.  Posts with the name Argo: 24 Insanely Rare Names for Boys That You Haven’t Heard

Argus

Argus ♂ Greek "watchful guardian" Argus Meaning and Origin Argus is a boy’s name of Greek origin, meaning “watchful guardian.” Posts with the name Argus

Ariadne

Ariadne Meaning and Origin Ariadne is a girl’s name meaning “most holy” and is of Greek origin. Posts with the name Ariadne: 30 Adorable and Unique Girl Names Starting with the Letter A

Arion

Arion Meaning and Origin The name Arion is a boy's name meaning "divinely-bred immortal horse" and is of Greek origin. It’s also just straight-up cute for a baby and fascinating for an adult, making it a name a child can grow into. Posts with the name Arion: Rare...

Aris

Aris Meaning and Origin The name Aris is a unisex Greek mythology name. Posts with the name Aris: 100 Girl Names You Haven’t Heard Of

Arista

Arista is a Greek name meaning: “harvest”.

Ariston

Ariston Meaning and Origin The name Ariston is a boy’s name meaning “best” and is of Greek origin. Posts with the name Ariston: 100 Boy Names You Haven’t Heard Of

Artemas

Artemas Meaning and Origin Artemas is a boy’s name of Greek origin, meaning: “gift of Artemas.” Of The New Testament derived from Artemidoros ‘gift of Artemis’ and Artemisthenes ‘strength of Artemis’. Posts with the name Artemas: 100 Unique Names for Boys You Won’t...

Artemisia

Artemisia (AAR-TUH-MEE-ZHUH) is a Greek girl’s name meaning: “gift of Artemis”.

Asia

Asia Meaning and Origin Asia is a girl's name of Greek origin, meaning "resurrection".  Posts with the name Asia:  Unique Girl Names Starting with A

Aster

Aster Meaning and Origin The unisex name Aster means "star" and is of Greek origin. Aster is perfect for your shining star. Posts with the name Aster: Rare Magical and Enchanting Baby Names No One Else will Have 30 Non-Traditional Christmas Baby Names for Your Little...

Asterope

Asterope Meaning and Origin Asterope is a girl's name of Greek origin, meaning "starry-faced".  Posts with the name Asterope:  Unique Space Names for Girls

Astra

(Greek, Latin) star.

Astraea

Astraea Meaning and Origin Astraea is a girl's name of Greek origin, meaning "of the stars, heavens".  Posts with the name Astraea:  60 Unusual Girl Names No One Else Will Have

Astraeus

Astraeus ♂ Greek "star"  Astraeus Meaning and Origin  Astraeus is a boy’s name of Greek origin, meaning “star.” Posts with the name Astraeus

Astro

Astro Meaning and Origin Astro is a boy's name of Greek origin, meaning "of the stars."  Posts with the name Astro: 105 Space Baby Names for Boys Baby Names That Mean Moon and Stars

Athan

Athan Meaning and Origin The name Athan is a boy's name meaning "immortal" and is of Greek origin.  Posts with the name Athan: 60 Goth Baby Names from the Darkside for Girls and Boys

Athena

Athena Meaning and Origin Athena is a girl’s name meaning “wisdom and warfare” and is of Greek origin. Current Popularity: #108 Posts with the name Athena: Top 25 Girl Names Starting with the Letter A 500 of the Prettiest Girl Names You’ve Ever...

Athene

Athene Meaning and Origin Greek mythology name of the goddess of wisdom and patron of Athens. Athena, also referred to as Athene, was the Greek goddess of wisdom, courage,  justice, warfare, strength, strategy, and arts.  Posts with the name Athene: Top European Baby...

Atlas

The boy’s name Atlas is a Greek name meaning: “titan, to carry”.

Attica

Attica (AT-I-KUH) is a Greek girl’s name meaning: “from Attica”.

Atticus

Atticus Meaning and Origin Atticus is a boy's name of Greek, Latin origin meaning "from Attica". Current popularity: #300. Posts with the name Atticus: 50 Adorable First and Middle Name Combinations for Boys 52 Popular Boy Names That Start With A

Augusta

Augusta Meaning and Origin Augusta is a girl's name of Greek origin, meaning "great, magnificent".  Posts with the name Augusta:  70 Regency Era ‘Bridgerton’ Girl Names That are Quintessential Posh and Romantic

Auriga

Auriga Meaning and Origin Auriga is a girl's name of Greek origin, meaning "charioteer, or wagoner".  Posts with the name Auriga:  Unique Space Names for Girls

Avra

Avra Meaning and Origin Avra is a girl's name of Greek origin, meaning “aura or breeze.” This light, breezy and sweet name will ensure your babe is nothing if not laid-back! Posts with the name Avra: 50 Stunningly Unique Greek Girl Names for a Modern...

Axelia

Axelia Meaning and Origin Axelia is a girl's name of Scandinavian, Hebrew, and Greek origin meaning "my father is my peace." The feminine version of Axel. Posts with the name Axelia: 100 Baby Names For Girls That Are Super Rare

Azalea

The girl’s name Azalea is a modern coinage for a name of a flowering shrub, named after the feminine form of Greek azaleos, meaning: ”dry”.

Azalia

Azalia Meaning and Origin Azalia is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "dry". A variant of Azalea. Posts with the name Azalia: 500 of the Prettiest Girl Names You’ve Ever Heard

Bastian 

Bastian ♂ Greek "man of Sebastia" Bastian Meaning and Origin Bastian is a boy’s name of Greek origin, meaning “man of Sebastia.” Posts with the name Bastian

Berenice

Berenice Meaning and Origin Berenice is a girl’s name meaning “victory bringer” and is of Greek origin. From Greek name Berenike, of the royal house of Macedon. It is most likely a Macedonian dialect form of Pherenike, meaning victory bringer.

Beronia

(Italian, Greek) bringer of joy.

Briseis

Briseis Meaning and Origin Briseis is a girl's name of Greek origin, meaning “daughter of Bris.” Briseis is a significant character in Greek legends; during the Trojan War, she was captured by Achilles, who fell in love with her. This name is perfect for parents who...

Bronte

Bronte Meaning and Origin The name Bronte is a girl's name meaning "thunder" and is of Greek origin. From the Greek word bronte meaning ‘thunder’. Alternatively, it could also be from the Irish surname Gaelic Ó Proinntigh meaning ‘bestower’. Posts with the name...

Bryony

(Greek) flower name.

Calais

Calais Meaning and Origin Calais is a girl's name of Greek origin, meaning "changing color".  Posts with the name Calais:  Girl Names That Start With C

Calandra

Calandra Meaning and Origin Calandra is a girl's name of Greek origin, meaning “lark.” Larks are cheerful and free, and naming a little girl Calandra might help her grow into a free-spirited woman. Posts with the name Calandra: 50 Stunningly Unique Greek Girl Names...

Calidore

Calidore Meaning and Origin Calidore is a boy's name of Greek origin, meaning "beautiful gift." It was used by Edmund Spenser in his poem 'The Faerie Queene' (1596). Posts with the name Calidore: 100 Hauntingly Gorgeous Dark and Romantic Goth Baby Names

Calista

(Latin, Greek) Fairest, most beautiful.

Calix

Calix is a boy’s name of Greek origin, meaning: “handsome”. Calix is also a Latin word meaning “chalice’.

Calixta

Calixta Meaning and Origin Calixta is a girl's name meaning "most beautiful" and is of Greek origin.  Posts with the name Calixta:  25 Super Badass Names for Tough Fierce Baby Girls

Calla

Calla is a Greek girl’s name meaning: “beauty”.

Callia

Callia Meaning and Origin Callia is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "beautiful voice". A variant of Calliope. It is also a genus of longhorn beetles of the subfamily Lamiinae. Posts with the name Callia: 500 of the Prettiest Girl Names You’ve Ever...

Callidora

Callidora Meaning and Origin Callidora is a girl's name of Greek origin, meaning "gift of beauty".  Posts with the name Callidora:  Girl Names That Start With C

Callie

Callie is a Greek name meaning: “beautiful”.

Calliope

Calliope is a Greek name meaning: “beautiful voice”.

Calypso

Calypso Meaning and Origin Calypso is a girl's name meaning "conceal" and is of Greek origin. Posts with the name Calypso: Stylish Names for Girls That Are Worthy Of The Runway Girl Names That Start With C

Cassander

Cassander Meaning and Origin Cassander is a boy's name of Greek origin, meaning "shining or excelling man." Masculine variation of Cassandra. Posts with the name Cassander: 100 Hauntingly Gorgeous Dark and Romantic Goth Baby Names

Cassandra

Cassandra is a Greek name meaning: “prophetess”.

Cassia

Cassia is a Greek girls name meaning: “cinnamon”.

Cassie

Cassie Meaning and Origin Cassie is a girl's name of Greek origin, meaning "prophetess".  Posts with the name Cassie:  Girl Names That Start With C

Cassiopeia

Cassiopeia (KAS-EE-UH-PEE-UH) is a Greek girl’s name possibly meaning: “cassia juice”.

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