Names That Mean Greece

  1. Javan
    • Origin:

      Hebrew
    • Meaning:

      "Greece"
    • Description:

      A son of Noah in the Bible who is also thought to be an ancestor of the Greek people and the guardian angel of Greece. An alternative to Jason or Jayden, perhaps.
  2. Javin
    • Origin:

      Hebrew or Hindu
    • Meaning:

      "Greece or swift, fast"
    • Description:

      Javin might be considered a spelling variation of Javan, an Old Testament name. Javan was a son of Noah who is the legendary father of the Greek people. Javin is also a Hindu or Indian name meaning fast or switft. Many might pronounce Javan, Javin, and Javon as ja-VAHN and Javin as a cousin of Kevin, but it's really up to you.
  3. Javon
    • Origin:

      Hebrew variation of Javan
    • Meaning:

      "Greece"
    • Description:

      While the biblical Javan, the son of Japheth, is spelled with two a's, the -on version is by far the favorite in contemporary America. Variant spellings and pronunciations abound. This name has ranked in the US Top 1000 since 1976, though it's in danger of falling off.
  4. Greco
    • Origin:

      Italian
    • Meaning:

      "from Greece"
    • Description:

      A name with a lot of panache, with ties to the great Spanish Mannerist painter El Greco--though his real name was DOMENICOS.
  5. Heladio
    • Origin:

      Spanish
    • Meaning:

      "born in Greece"
    • Description:

      Melodic and friendly, and similar to a Spanish word for chilled and ice cream.