Greek Names for Boys

Greek names for boys such as Nikos and Stavros may conjure an image of a Spartan warrior... or at least a shipping heir. Greek boys' names include some names that English speakers would consider genuine classics, such as Phillip and George, Nicholas and Andrew.

This seems fitting for names from such an ancient civilization. Many of the most popular boys' names with Greek roots today come from the Alex family: Alexander, Alexis, even Alec. The name Jason, emblematic of the 1970s and 80s, is another favorite Greek name for boys. Many of the Greek male names coming up for fresh consideration end with the stylish S: Jonas, Leonidas, Ozias. Boys' names from Greek mythology are also being rediscovered. On this page, browse our full complement of boys' names with Greek origins.