50 Greek baby names for boys and girls

Greek baby names popular

Greek names include choices from ancient mythology along with modern Greek names both familiar to English speakers and those used mainly in Greece. As mythological and classic names become more popular, Greek baby names are found more often in nurseries and on playgrounds around the world.

Greek names in the US Top 200 for girls include Alexandra, Chloe, Katherine, Sophia, and Zoe.

For boys, Greek names in the US Top 300 include Alexander, Andrew, Elias, Lucas, and Phoenix. In Greece, popular names include Constantine, Nicholas, Eleni, and Vasiliki.

Top 5 Greek girl names

  1. Ophelia, which means “help”
  2. Iris — “rainbow”
  3. Daphne — “laurel tree; bay tree”
  4. Penelope — “weaver”
  5. Cora — “maiden”

Top 5 Greek boy names

  1. Atticus — “from Attica”
  2. Theodore — “gift of God”
  3. Atlas — “bearer of the heavens”
  4. Theo — “gift of God”
  5. Sebastian — “person from the ancient city of Sebastia”

Within Greek names, mythological names are particularly popular, and old-fashioned Greek names are back in style.

Top 50 Greek baby names

  1. Ophelia
  2. Atticus
  3. Theodore
  4. Atlas
  5. Iris
  6. Theo
  7. Daphne
  8. Penelope
  9. Sebastian
  10. Cora
  11. Evangeline
  12. Tobias
  13. Chloe
  14. Phoebe
  15. Lyra
  16. Nico
  17. Thea
  18. Alexander
  19. Anastasia
  20. Elias
  21. Lucas
  22. Elena
  23. Athena
  24. Maya
  25. Orion
  26. Luke
  27. Phoenix
  28. Sophie
  29. Lydia
  30. Alexandra
  31. Persephone
  32. Cosmo
  33. Zephyr
  34. Calliope
  35. Margaret
  36. Sophia
  37. Amara
  38. Andrew
  39. Cynthia
  40. Apollo
  41. Agnes
  42. Lysander
  43. George
  44. Peter
  45. Helena
  46. Althea
  47. Linus
  48. Ariadne
  49. Nicholas
  50. Catherine