Top 10 Most Popular Greek Girl Names In 2023
Origin of the name Teresa: Of uncertain etymology, Teresa is generally believed to be derived from the Greek therizein (to reap, to gather in) and thus takes the definition of “harvester.” The first known bearer of the name was the Spanish wife of St. Paulinus, a 5th century Roman bishop of Nola.
Greek Meaning: The name Penelope is a Greek baby name. In Greek the meaning of the name Penelope is: Bobbin. Penelope was the faithful wife of Odysseus in Homer's Odyssey.
Melanie is a feminine given name derived from the Greek μελανία (melania), "blackness" and that from μέλας (melas), meaning "dark". Borne in its Latin form by two saints: Melania the Elder and her granddaughter Melania the Younger, the name was introduced to England by the Normans in its French form Melanie.
The name Ella is an English baby name. In English the meaning of the name Ella is: Abbreviation of Eleanor and Ellen: Beautiful fairy. A names begining with El or ending with ella. Famous bearer: American jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald; American poet Ella Wheeler Wilcox.
Meaning & History. Means "bee" in Greek. This was the name of a nymph that cared for young Zeus in Greek mythology. It is also the name of the fairy who helps Rogero escape from the witch Alcina in Ludovico Ariosto's poem 'Orlando Furioso' (1516). As an English given name, Melissa has been used since the 18th century.
From the Greek "Khloe," it was used to represent Demeter, the fertility goddess. In the New Testament, Chloe is a convert of St. Paul. The name means "blooming" or "young green shoot." Well-known Chloes: actress Chloë Sevigny; Khloé Kardashian.
Margaret is a female first name, derived via French (Marguerite) and Latin (Margarita) from Greek Margarites, derived from the noun margaron meaning 'pearl'.
The name Anastasia is a Greek baby name. In Greek the meaning of the name Anastasia is: Resurrection. One who will be reborn. Famous bearer: 4th-century martyr St Anastasia. Anastasia, famous daughter of Tsar Nicholas lI, last emperor of Russia, who many believe survived the 1918 massacre of her family.
Origin of the name Athena: A cognate of the Greek Athēnē, an ancient name of unknown etymology borne in Greek mythology by the goddess of wisdom, skill, and warfare.
From Greek Ειρηνη (Eirene), derived from a word meaning "peace". This was the name of the Greek goddess who personified peace, one of the 'Ωραι (Horai). It was also borne by several early Christian saints.