Greek dog names – 292 Ideas for Female, Male dogs

Zeus dog name

Are you looking for Greek dog names? Below is a list of Greek dog names for male and female dogs.

Greek culture from ancient times encompassed the entire Mediterranean and Black Sea regions and lasted for nearly a thousand years, until the advent of Christianity. Historians consider it the cultural foundation for Western civilization. Greek culture had a great influence in the Roman Empire, and this influence also spread throughout Europe.

The Greeks longed to learn, inherit and improve, they learned the Pheoxini letter, then added the vowels and turned it into Greek and later formed Latin and Slavic. That is the writing basis that many peoples in the world today are using.

Greece is a people with a great treasure of mythology in the world. Including the epic Iliat and Odyssey of Homer.

The Romans acquired and modified their gods such as: Zeus – Jupiter, Hera, Poseidon, Demeter, Athena, Hestia, Apollo, Artemis, Ares … and became an endless inspiration of poetry and dramatic.

Here are the best names from Greek culture from mythology to gods.

Athena
Athena

Greek dog names male/female that with A

  • Acacia – “Innocent and honest”
  • Ace – “Unity”
  • Achelois – “A moon goddess”
  • Achilles
  • Adonia – “Beautiful”
  • Adonis – “Handsome and youthful”
  • Adrian – “The dark one”
  • Aeneas – “Most praised”
  • Aeolus – “God of air and the winds”
  • Aesop – “An ancient Greek author”
  • Aether – “God of light”
  • Agatha – “One with good qualities”
  • Aggeliki – “like an angel”
  • Agnes – “One who is pure”
  • Agora – “the central public space of ancient Greek city-states”
  • Aiketerine – “innocent”
  • Ajax – “the name of two Greek heroes in the Trojan war”
  • Alastor – “God of family feuds”
  • Albinia – “White”
  • Alectrona – “Goddess of the sun”
  • Alesia – “An assistant”
  • Aleta – “Traveler”
  • Alexandra – “defending mankind”, “Protector of man”
  • Alexandros – “defending men”
  • Alexis
  • Alistair – “Guardian or protector”
  • Aloysius – “A famous warrior”
  • Alpha – “Leader”
  • Alta – “The pinnacle”
  • Alva – “Fair-haired”
  • Amanda – “Endearing”
  • Ambrose – “Immortal”
  • Amphitrite – “Wife of Poseidon”
  • Anastasia – “reborn”, “Resurrection”
  • Anastasios – “resurrection”
  • Anatola – “One from the east”
  • Andreas – “manly, masculine”
  • Andrew – “Masculine”
  • Angelo – “Angel”
  • Anna – “name of king”
  • Annabel – “One who is loved”
  • Annis – “Complete or united”
  • Antheia – “Goddess of gardens”
  • Anthony – “Priceless”
  • Antonia – “One who is priceless”
  • Antonis – “priceless”
  • Aphrodite – “Goddess of love and beauty”
  • Apollo – “God of the sun”
  • Ara – “An altar”
  • Archimedes
  • Ardeen – “Eager”
  • Ares – “God of war”
  • Argos – “Odysseus’ faithful dog in Greek myth”
  • Arion – “An ancient Greek poet”
  • Aristotle
  • Aristotle – “An ancient Greek philosopher”
  • Artemis – “Goddess of the moon and hunting”
  • Asclepius – “God of health and medicine”
  • Astra – “Star”
  • Astraea – “Goddess of justice”
  • Até – “Goddess of mischief”
  • Athanasios – “immortal”
  • Athena – “Goddess of wisdom”
  • Athens
  • Atlas – “The Primordial Titan who carried the weight of the world on his back”
  • Atropos – “One of The Fates”
  • Augusta – “One who rules”
  • Aura – “breeze”

Greek dog names male/female that with B

  • Baklava
  • Balthasar – “May God protect the king”
  • Barbara – “A foreigner”
  • Basil – “Royal”
  • Basilia – “Royalty”
  • Baslikike – “leader”
  • Beatrice – “Bringer of blessings”
  • Benedict – “A blessing”
  • Beta – “The 2nd letter of the Greek alphabet”
  • Bia – “Goddess of force”
  • Boreas – “God of the North Wind”
  • Brittany – “One who comes from England”
poseidon
Poseidon

Greek dog names male/female that with C

  • Cadmus – “From the east”
  • Caerus – “God of luck and opportunity”
  • Calandra – “A little bird”
  • Calla – “Lovely”
  • Calliope – “One of the Muses”,”poetry muse”, “beautiful voice”
  • Callista – “Full of beauty”
  • Calvin – “Bald”
  • Calypso – “The sea nymph who held Odysseus prisoner”
  • Camilla – “An attendant”
  • Candace – “A radiant white”
  • Carita – “Special friend”
  • Carmen – “A song”
  • Carmine – “Crimson color”
  • Cary – “Of great value”
  • Cash – “Conceited”
  • Cassia
  • Castor – “One of the twins of Gemini”,”A beaver”
  • Catherine – “One who is pure”
  • Cato – “Knowledgeable and very wise”
  • Cecil – “Darkened”
  • Cecilia – “Blind”
  • Celeste – “Of heaven”
  • Cerus – “The bull of the Taurus constellation”
  • Ceto – “A sea monster goddess”
  • Chaos
  • Charalampos – “happiness, to shine”
  • Charissa – “A caring person”
  • Charmaine – “Happy”
  • Chloe – “Young green plant”
  • Chobani
  • Chrisos – “bearing Christ”
  • Christian – “Follower of Christ”
  • Chronos – “God of Time”
  • Circe – “A goddess who transformed her enemies into beasts”
  • Clarence – “Renowned”
  • Clark – “A student”
  • Claudia – “Mild tempered”
  • Clio – “One of the Muses”
  • Clotho – “One of the Fates”
  • Constance – “Steadfast”
  • Cora – “Virgin”
  • Corfu – “popular island”
  • Cornelia – “Feminine”
  • Cressida
  • Crios – “The crab of the Cancer constellation”
  • Crispin – “One with curly hair”
  • Cronus – “Father of the Titans”
  • Cybele – “Goddess of wild animals”
  • Cyrena – “From Cyrene”
  • Cyrilla – “A strong leader”

Greek dog names male/female that with D

  • Dacia – “One from Dacia”
  • Damian – “Person who tames”
  • Damon – “A steadfast and loyal person”
  • Daria – “A royal lady”
  • Darius
  • Deanna – “Sacred”
  • Deka – “ten”
  • Delia – “Glittering”
  • Delmar – “The person from the sea”
  • Delphi – “An ancient town containing Apollos oracle”
  • Delta – “4th letter of the Greek alphabet”
  • Demeter – “Goddess of the harvest”
  • Demetra – “goddess of corn and harvest”
  • Demetrius – “A follower of Demeter”
  • Derma – “Princess”
  • Despoina – “mistress, lady”
  • Dexter – “Clever”
  • Dimitris – “earth”
  • Dionysus – “God of wine and pleasure”
  • Dogma
  • Dolmadakia – “stuffed grape leaves”
  • Dominick – “Godly”
  • Donata – “Blessing or gift”
  • Doris – “A Sea nymph”
  • Dorothea – “Gift from God”
  • Drusilla – “A descendant of Drusus”
Hades
Hades

Greek dog names male/female that with E

  • Echo
  • Eileithyia – “Goddess of childbirth”
  • Eirene – “peace”
  • Eleni – “shining light”
  • Elias – “Jehovah is God”
  • Elpis – “The spirit of hope”
  • Emmanuel – “God is with us”
  • Eos – “Goddess of the dawn”
  • Epicurus – “An ancient Greek philosopher”
  • Epirus – “A region in Northern Greece”
  • Epsilon – “5th letter of the Greek alphabet”
  • Erato – “One of the Muses”
  • Erebus – “God of darkness”
  • Eris – “Goddess of strife”
  • Eros – “God of love”
  • Eudora – “Humble and giving”
  • Eugene – “High born”
  • Eugenia – “Royalty”
  • Eurus – “God of the East Wind”
  • Euterpe – “One of the Muses”
  • Evangelia – “bringer of good news”
  • Evangelos – “bringing good news”

Greek dog names male/female that with F,G

  • Fabian – “A bean grower”
  • Fage
  • Faustina – “Fortunate”
  • Felicia – “Feminine version of Felix”
  • Felix – “Happy and fortunate”
  • Feta – “Greek cheese”
  • Frappe – “iced coffee drink”
  • Gaia – “Goddess of the Earth”
  • Genesis
  • Georgia – “farmer”
  • Georgios – “farmer, earth worker”
  • Gyro

Greek dog names male/female that with H

  • Hades – “God of the Underworld”,”God of the dead”
  • Harmonia – “Goddess of harmony”
  • Hebe – “Goddess of youth”
  • Hecate – “Goddess of magic”
  • Helios – “the sun in Greek Mythology”,”God of the sun”
  • Hemera – “Goddess of daylight”
  • Hephaestus – “God of fire”
  • Hera – “Goddess of goddesses and women”,”wife of Zeus”
  • Hercules – “The strongest man on Earth, according to Greek legends”,”Messenger of the gods”
  • Hesperus – “The Evening Star”
  • Hestia – “Greek goddess of the home and fertility”
  • Homer
  • Horiatiki – “Greek salad”
  • Hygea – “Goddess of cleanliness and hygiene”
  • Hymenaios – “God of weddings”
  • Hypnos – “God of Sleep”

Greek dog names male/female that with I-N

  • Ioanna – “gift from God”
  • Ioannis – “God is gracious”
  • Iris – “Goddess of the Rainbow”
  • Kalamata
  • Khione – “Goddess of snow”
  • Konstantina – “firm of purpose”
  • Konstantinos – “firm of purpose”
  • Kratos – “God of strength and power”
  • Kudos
  • Kyon – “ancient Greek for dog”
  • Kyriake – “of the Lord”
  • Lacheses – “One of the Fates”
  • Lara – “Bright and famous”
  • Larissa
  • Leander
  • Maia – “Goddess of fields”
  • Mania – “Goddess of insanity”
  • Maria – “bitter”
  • Melina
  • Melpomene – “One of the Muses”
  • Michael – “who is like God”
  • Momus – “God of satire, writers, and poets”
  • Morpheus – “God of dreams and sleep”
  • Moussaka
  • Mykonos – “for the party animal!”
  • Nemesis – “Goddess of vengeance”
  • Nicholaos – “victory of the people”
  • Nico
  • Nike – “Goddess of Victory”
  • Notus – “God of the South Wind”
  • Nyx – “Goddess of night”
Hercules
Hercules

Greek dog names male/female that with O, P

  • Oceanus – “Titan god of the ocean”
  • Oikos
  • Olive
  • Olympia
  • Opa – ““Cheers!””
  • Ophelia – “help”
  • Oracle
  • Ouzo – “popular alcoholic drink”
  • Pan – “God of woods”
  • Panagiota – “all holy”
  • Panagiotis – “all holy”
  • Paraskevi – “the day of preparation”
  • Peitha – “Goddess of persuasion”
  • Persephone – “Goddess of Spring – Persie for short”
  • Pheme – “Goddess of fame and gossip”
  • Philo – “loving or fond of”
  • Phosphorus – “The Morning Star”
  • Pita
  • Plato
  • Plutus – “God of wealth”
  • Pollux – “One of the Gemini twins”
  • Polyhymnia – “One of the Muses”
  • Poseidon – “God of the Sea”

Greek dog names male/female that with R-Z

  • Raki – “Greek “Moonshine””
  • Retsina – “popular wine”
  • Rhea – “Goddess of nature”
  • Santorini
  • Selene – “Goddess of the moon”
  • Skilos – “dog”
  • Socrates
  • Sofia – “wisdom; wise”
  • Spanakopita
  • Sparta
  • Spiros – “spirit”
  • Tartarus – “God of the depths of the underworld”
  • Terpsichore – “One of the Muses”
  • Thanatos – “God of death”
  • Thea – “Goddess of Light”
  • Theodoros – “gift of God”
  • Titan
  • Triton
  • Tyche – “Goddess of fortune and prosperity”
  • Typhon – “God of monsters”
  • Tzatziki
  • Urania – “One of the Muses”
  • Uranus – “God of the sky”
  • Vasilis – “king”
  • Venus
  • Yamas – “Cheers!”
  • Yasou – “Hello”
  • Yaya – “Grandma”
  • Zelus – “The god of jealousy”
  • Zephyr – “gentle wind”
  • Zephyrus – “God of the West Wind”
  • Zeus – “God of lightning, thunder, and the heavens”

Notes on naming Greek dog names.

  1. Choose a dog Name That Ends With a Vowel.
  2. Dogs tend to respond better to names with two syllables. They’re not short enough to be confused for a cue like sit, down, or come.
  3. Avoid Names With Negative Connotations.
  4. Don’t Pick One That Might Get Confused With Commands.
  5. Choose A Name That’s Unlike Your Other Pets.
  6. Perform The “Nickname Test”.
  7. Think Of Your Dog’s Personality.
  8. Choose a Name And Stick With It.
  9. Don’t give a name based on negative personality traits.
  10. Don’t make it something embarrassing to have to yell out.
  11. The dog’s name should be used as soon as possible.
  12. Avoid changing an adult dog’s name if the dog knows it already. If you must change the name, choose one that sounds similar.