Greek Names for Girls
Greek names for girls include several classic names that have ranked highly in the the US for its entire history, most notably Catherine, Helen, and Margaret. One of the most enduring popular Greek names for girls in recent times, not only in the US but around the world, is Sophia, the name of the ancient Greek goddess of wisdom. Sofia, the name’s alternate spelling, also ranks in the Top 25, along with the Greek name Penelope.
Along with Sophia and Penelope, other Greek girls’ names in the US Top 1000 include Alexandra, Arianna, Chloe, Cora, Evangeline, Iris, Lydia, Maya, Ophelia, Thea, and Zoe. Baby girl names popular in Greece include Konstantina, Katerina, Dimitra, and Anna.
Unique Greek girl names currently in style include Anastasia, Anthea, Calypso, Cassia, Dorothea, Eulalia, Ione, Lyra, and Phoebe. But there are so many other Greek girl names worth consideration, from Acacia to Zephyrine, that the entire list bears a closer look.
Greek female names were a big favorite of Shakespeare’s, with such Greek girls’ names as Desdemona and Cressida playing a major part in some of his greatest tragedies. If Greek girl names are good enough for the Bard, surely our list of Greek names for girls is worth exploring! Our full list of Greek names for girls is below. You might also want to narrow the selection to Greek goddess names or browse our list of Greek boy names.