Greek Names Mythological Names

Ajax

Meaning: Strong Eagle He Cries for the Earth Origin: Greek Greek Mythology Strong, Fierce, Calming The Clay Soldier The Greek name Ajax is that of two Trojan warriors in ancient literature, both were war heroes renowned for their audacity, courage and expertise in combat. Ajax Telamon lead the Greek army into battle after the greater […]

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Arius

Meaning: Of Ares Warlike Origin: Greek Latin Transparent, Companion, Chance Taker The Hammer The name Arius (pronounced AIR-EE-us) is a Latinized Greek name that means ‘Of Ares’ or ‘Warlike’ – as Ares was the god of war. The original ancient Greek name was Areios. Arius was also the name of a Christian elder in post-classical […]

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Spanish Names

Céfiro

Meaning:West WindOrigin:Spanish Compassionate, Needed, Filled with Life The Embrace The Spanish name Céfiro is a variation of Zephyr. It comes Greek Mythology, and the god Zephyros, god of the west wind. The meaning of Céfiro is ‘West Wind’ for this reason. Céfiro blends well with names like Eris, Cisco, Theros, Areli and Xysto.

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Dion

Meaning: Child of Heaven and Earth Origin: Greek French Greek Mythology Wise, Charismatic, Cool The Composer The name Dion is a diminutive of the ancient Greek Dionysus, the god of wine and partying, also known as Bacchus. Dionysus was a son of the great king of the gods himself, Zeus, and his mortal lover Semele. […]

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English Names

July

Meaning: Downy-Bearded Devoted to Jupiter Origin: English Honey-Mouthed, Superlative, Awake The Golden One July is a spunky and fresh month name that derives directly from Julius, as the month was named to honour Julius Ceasar. Pre-Ceasar, July used to be named Quintilis. Julius and thus July have two purported meanings. The first is that Julius […]

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Naiya

Meaning: Water Nymph Reed Boat Origin: Greek Arabic Indian Happy, Cultured, Friendly The Sailor The name Naiya (pronounced n-EYE-ah) has three proposed origins. The first is that is from Greece and means ‘Water Nymph’. This meaning comes from the Naiads of Greek Mythology, female spirits that watch over areas of fresh water. The second is […]

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Simon

Meaning: Flat Nosed Origin: Greek Certain, Educated, Passionate the Scientist The name Simon derives from Greek root word: simos Flat Nosed Hence its unfortunate meaning. Simos is also short for the name Gerasimos, and is the name of a beach in Greece. In Greek mythology some texts describe Simon as one of the Telchines demigods. […]

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Thyatira

Meaning: Castle of the Goddess The Smell of Suffering Origin Lydian Greek Fair, Kind, Glorious The Motorcycle Rider The name Thyatira is the name of an Ancient Greek city in Asia Minor that is mentioned in the Bible. There are a few different proposed meanings and origins for this name. One is that it is […]

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Zephyr

Meaning:West WindOrigin:Greek Sweet, Fatherly, Nature Lover The Lifeguard The Greek name Zephyr comes from the god of Greek Mythology, Zephyros, the god of the west wind. This is why the meaning of Zephyr is also ‘West Wind’. Zeppelin, Anax, Zetlin, Wulver, Zeev and Rainer all remind me of Zephyr.

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