Baby names of Greek Origin
Greek baby names are the names whose origin is Greece, and are used in Greece and other Greek speaking communities all over the world. Greek baby names are the base origin of many other countries origin of names because of the wide domination of the Mediterranean by the Greek civilization, where the spread of Ancient Greek names was wide to Africa, Asia, Ancient Egypt and south parts of Europe .
Greek baby names are written in the Greek alphabet, from the oldest documented language, which holds a special place in the history of Christianity, Europe and the Western world in general. Greek language is spoken by about 13 million people in many parts of the world except Greece, like Astoria in the United States.
This old and beautiful language, full of history and symbolism inspired many cultures of the world to use either Ancient Greek names from mythology, heroes, kings, arts, virtues or modern Greek names, most taken from Eastern Orthodox Saints names, for referring people.
Greek names often have inspirational meanings which make them a great option when it comes to naming your baby boy or baby girl. In case you need help coming up with Greek names, then take a look at our selection of Greek baby names to find the ideal baby name for your baby.
See also Greek mythological names category for more information about the Greek mythological names and meanings.