Greek Names for Boys

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Top Greek Names for Boys

  • Deacon

    This name was transposed from the word for a church officer to a baby name when Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Phillippe chose it for their son, after a baseball player ancestor, and Don Johnson... Read More 

  • Leonidas

    Leonidas is an ancient name that has started rising again along with centuries-old names such as Augustus and Cato. The original Leonidas was the most famous of Sparta's warriors, sacrificing his... Read More 

  • Darius

    Darius is a historic name via Emperor Darius the Great, a key figure in ancient Persian history, and several other Persian kings. His name today has an appealingly artistic image, which might well... Read More 

  • Apollo

    With mythological names rising, the handsome son of Zeus and god of medicine, music, and poetry among many other things might offer an interesting, if high-pressure, option. But if Romeo and Venus... Read More 

  • Dorian

    The Dorians were an ancient Greek tribe, one of the three major pre-Spartan tribes. It literally means “of Doris,” a Greek district, or “of Doros,” referring to the son of Helen of Sparta. Dorian... Read More 

  • Alec

    Alec, though an old nickname for Alexander, is much fresher sounding than Alex, with the additional advantage, at least to some parents, of being distinctly male (there are as many girl Alexes... Read More 

  • Nikolas

    Nikolas is a sleek and international spelling of this longtime favorite, chosen by parents who might like the Nik or Niko short form.Read More 

  • Ares

    Though this name is rooted in Greek mythology, it just entered the US Top 1000 for the first time in 2013, but as one of the year's fastest-rising names.

    In Greek mythology, Ares was... Read More 

  • Demetrius

    Classical and Shakespearean name that may appeal if you like your names long, flowing and multicultural.Read More 

  • Kristopher

    Not as familiar and easy as Christopher, not as exotic and interesting as Christoph or Krzysztof. We suggest you go one way or the other.Read More