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AMEN m Egyptian Mythology (Anglicized)
Variant of AMON
AMMON m Egyptian Mythology (Hellenized)
Greek form of AMON
AMON m Egyptian Mythology (Anglicized)
From Αμμων (Ammon), the Greek form of Egyptian Ymn (reconstructed as Yamanu) which meant "the hidden one"... [more]
AMON-RA m Egyptian Mythology (Anglicized)
Combination of the names of the gods AMON and RA... [more]
AMUN m Egyptian Mythology (Anglicized)
Variant of AMON
ANUBIS m Egyptian Mythology (Hellenized)
Greek form of Egyptian Anpu which possibly means "royal child"... [more]
ATEM m Egyptian Mythology
Variant of ATUM
ATEN m Egyptian Mythology
Variant of ATON
ATON m Egyptian Mythology
Means "solar disk" in Egyptian... [more]
ATUM m Egyptian Mythology
Means "completion" in Egyptian... [more]
BAST f Egyptian Mythology
Possibly means "fire, heat" in Egyptian... [more]
BASTET f Egyptian Mythology
Variant of BAST... [more]
HATHOR f Egyptian Mythology (Hellenized)
Greek form of Egyptian Het-Heru which means "the house of Horus", derived from Egyptian hwt "house" combined with Hr the god Horus... [more]
HORUS m Egyptian Mythology (Hellenized)
Greek form of Egyptian Heru which is of unknown meaning... [more]
IAH m Egyptian Mythology
Means "moon" in Egyptian... [more]
ISET f Egyptian Mythology
Reconstructed Egyptian form of ISIS
ISIS f Egyptian Mythology (Hellenized)
Greek form of Egyptian Ist (reconstructed as Iset or Ueset), which possibly meant "the throne"... [more]
NEPHTHYS f Egyptian Mythology
Greek form of Egyptian Nebt-Het meaning "lady of the house", derived from Egyptian nbt "lady" and hwt "house"... [more]
OSIRIS m Egyptian Mythology (Hellenized)
Greek form of the Egyptian Asar which is of unknown meaning... [more]
PTAH m Egyptian Mythology
Possibly means "opener" in Egyptian... [more]
RA m Egyptian Mythology
Possibly means "sun" in Egyptian... [more]
RE m Egyptian Mythology
Variant spelling of RA
SET m Egyptian Mythology
Variant of SETH (2)
SETH (2) m Egyptian Mythology (Hellenized)
From Σεθως (Sethos), the Greek form of Egyptian Sutekh or Set, which possibly meant "pillar" or "dazzle"... [more]
THOTH m Egyptian Mythology (Hellenized)
Greek form of Egyptian Tehuti, perhaps meaning "he who balances"... [more]
YAMANU m Egyptian Mythology
Reconstructed Egyptian form of AMON
ACANTHA f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Ακανθα (Akantha), which meant "thorn, prickle"... [more]
ACHILLES m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From the Greek Αχιλλευς (Achilleus) which is of unknown meaning, perhaps derived from Greek αχος (achos) "pain" or else from the name of the Achelous River... [more]
ACHILLEUS Αχιλλευς m Greek Mythology
Original Greek form of ACHILLES
ADONIS Αδωνις m Greek Mythology
From the Semitic Adonai, which means "lord"... [more]
ADRASTEIA Αδραστεια f Greek Mythology
Feminine form of ADRASTOS... [more]
ADRASTOS Αδραστος m Greek Mythology
Means "not inclined to run away" in Greek... [more]
AEGLE f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek Αιγλη (Aigle) which meant "light, radiance, glory"... [more]
AELLA Αελλα f Greek Mythology
Means "whirlwind" in Greek... [more]
AEOLUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of AIOLOS
AESON m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From the Greek Αισων (Aison), which is of unknown meaning... [more]
AGAMEMNON Αγαμεμνων m Greek Mythology
Possibly meaning "very steadfast" in Greek... [more]
AGAUE Αγαυη f Greek Mythology
Means "illustrious, noble" in Greek... [more]
AGLAEA f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of AGLAIA
AGLAIA Αγλαιη f Greek Mythology
Means "splendour, beauty" in Greek... [more]
AIAS Αιας m Greek Mythology
Greek form of AJAX
AIGLE Αιγλη f Greek Mythology
Greek form of AEGLE
AINEIAS Αινειας m Greek Mythology
Original Greek form of AENEAS
AIOLOS Αιολος m Greek Mythology
Means "quick-moving, nimble" in Greek... [more]
AJAX m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From the Greek name Αιας (Aias), perhaps deriving from Greek αιαστης (aiastes) "mourner"... [more]
ALCIPPE f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From the Greek Αλκιππη (Alkippe), which meant "mighty mare" from αλκαιος (alkaios) "mighty" and 'ιππος (hippos) "horse"... [more]
ALCYONE f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Αλκυονη (Alkyone), derived from the word αλκυων (alkyon) or 'αλκυων (halkyon) meaning "kingfisher"... [more]
ALECTO f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Αληκτω (Alekto) which was derived from αληκτος (alektos) "unceasing"... [more]
ALEXANDER m English, German, Dutch, Scandinavian, Hungarian, Slovak, Biblical, Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Αλεξανδρος (Alexandros), which meant "defending men" from Greek αλεξω (alexo) "to defend, help" and ανηρ (aner) "man" (genitive ανδρος)... [more]
ALEXANDRA Αλεξανδρα f German, Scandinavian, Dutch, French, English, Greek, Portuguese, Romanian, Czech, Hungarian, Slovak, Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Feminine form of ALEXANDER... [more]
ALEXANDROS Αλεξανδρος m Greek, Biblical Greek, Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Ancient and modern Greek form of ALEXANDER
ALKYONE Αλκυονη f Greek Mythology
Original Greek form of ALCYONE
ALTHEA f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From the Greek name Αλθαια (Althaia), perhaps related to Greek αλθος (althos) "healing"... [more]
AMALTHEA f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From the Greek Αμαλθεια (Amaltheia), derived from μαλθασσω (malthasso) meaning "to soften, to soothe"... [more]
ANDROMACHE Ανδρομαχη f Greek Mythology
Means "battle of a man" from the Greek elements ανδρος (andros) "of a man" and μαχη (mache) "battle"... [more]
ANDROMEDA Ανδρομεδη f Greek Mythology
Means "to think of a man" from the Greek element ανδρος (andros) "of a man" combined with μηδομαι (medomai) "to think, to be mindful of"... [more]
ANTHEA f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From the Greek Ανθεια (Antheia), derived from ανθος (anthos) meaning "flower, blossom"... [more]
ANTIGONE Αντιγονη f Greek Mythology
Means "against birth" from Greek αντι (anti) "against" and γονη (gone) "birth"... [more]
ANTIOPE Αντιοπη f Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek elements αντιος (antios) "set against" and οψ (ops) "voice"... [more]
AOIDE Αοιδη f Greek Mythology
Means "to sing" in Greek... [more]
APHRODITE Αφροδιτη f Greek Mythology
Meaning unknown, possibly of Phoenician origin... [more]
APOLLO m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From Greek Απολλων (Apollon), which is of unknown meaning, though perhaps related to Indo-European *apelo "strength"... [more]
APOLLON Απολλων m Greek Mythology
Original Greek form of APOLLO
ARACHNE Αραχνη f Greek Mythology
Means "spider" in Greek... [more]
ARES Αρης m Greek Mythology
Perhaps from either Greek αρη (are) "bane, ruin" or αρσην (arsen) "male"... [more]
ARETHUSA f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From the Greek Αρεθουσα (Arethousa), which possibly meant "to become excellent"... [more]
ARGUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From the Greek Αργος (Argos), derived from αργος (argos) meaning "glistening, shining"... [more]
ARIADNE Αριαδνη f Greek Mythology
Means "most holy", composed of the Cretan Greek elements αρι (ari) "most" and αδνος (adnos) "holy"... [more]
ARISTAEUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From the Greek Αρισταιος (Aristaios), derived from αριστευς (aristeus) "the best"... [more]
ARISTODEMOS Αριστοδημος m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek elements αριστος (aristos) "best" and δημος (demos) "the people"... [more]
ARTEMIS Αρτεμις f Greek Mythology
Meaning unknown, possibly related either to Greek αρτεμης (artemes) "safe" or αρταμος (artamos) "a butcher"... [more]
ASKLEPIOS Ασκληπιος m Greek Mythology
Possibly means "cut up" in Greek... [more]
ASTRAEA f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek Αστραια (Astraia), derived from Greek αστηρ (aster) meaning "star"... [more]
ATALANTA f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From the Greek Αταλαντη (Atalante) meaning "equal in weight", derived from αταλαντος (atalantos), a word related to ταλαντον (talanton) meaning "a scale, a balance"... [more]
ATHENA Αθηνα f Greek Mythology
Meaning unknown, perhaps derived from Greek αθηρ (ather) "sharp" and αινη (aine) "praise"... [more]
ATHENE Αθηνη f Greek Mythology
Variant of ATHENA
ATLAS Ατλας m Greek Mythology
Means "not enduring" from the Greek negative prefix α combined with τλαω (tlao) "to endure"... [more]
ATROPOS Ατροπος f Greek Mythology
Means "inevitable, inflexible" in Greek... [more]
BACCHUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From Greek Βακχος (Bakchos), derived from ιαχο (iacho) meaning "to shout"... [more]
BRISEIS Βρισηις f Greek Mythology
Patronymic derived from Βρισευς (Briseus), a Greek name of unknown meaning... [more]
CALLIOPE f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of KALLIOPE
CALLISTO (2) f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of KALLISTO... [more]
CALYPSO f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From Greek Καλυψω (Kalypso) which probably meant "she that conceals", derived from καλυπτω (kalypto) "to cover, to conceal"... [more]
CARME (2) f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Καρμη (Karme), which was derived from κειρω (keiro) "to shear"... [more]
CASSANDRA f English, Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From the Greek Κασσανδρα (Kassandra), which possibly meant "shining upon man", derived from κεκασμαι (kekasmai) "to shine" and ανηρ (aner) "man" (genitive ανδρος)... [more]
CASSIOPEA f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Variant of CASSIOPEIA
CASSIOPEIA f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Κασσιοπεια (Kassiopeia) or Κασσιεπεια (Kassiepeia), possibly meaning "cassia juice"... [more]
CASTOR m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From the Greek Καστωρ (Kastor), possibly related to κεκασμαι (kekasmai) "to shine, to excel"... [more]
CEPHALUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek Κεφαλος (Kephalos), which was derived from κεφαλη (kephale) meaning "head"... [more]
CEPHEUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek Κηφευς (Kepheus), which is of unknown meaning... [more]
CERBERUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek Κερβερος (Kerberos), which possibly meant "demon of the pit"... [more]
CHARON Χαρων m Greek Mythology
Possibly means "fierce brightness" in Greek... [more]
CHLOE Χλοη f English, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek, Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Means "green shoot" in Greek... [more]
CHLORIS Χλωρις f Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek χλωρος (chloros) meaning "green"... [more]
CHRYSEIS Χρυσηις f Greek Mythology
Patronymic derived from CHRYSES... [more]
CHRYSES Χρυσης m Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek χρυσος (chrysos) meaning "golden"... [more]
CIRCE f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Κιρκη (Kirke), which possibly meant "bird"... [more]
CLIO f Greek Mythology (Latinized), Italian
Latinized form of KLEIO
CLOTHO f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of KLOTHO
CLYTEMNESTRA f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Κλυταιμνηστρα (Klytaimnestra), from κλυτος (klytos) "famous, noble" and μνηστρια (mnestria) "courter, wooer"... [more]
CLYTIA f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of KLYTIË
COEUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of KOIOS
CRIUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of KREIOS
CRONUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek Κρονος (Kronos), possibly derived from κορωνη (korone) meaning "crow"... [more]
CYNTHIA f English, Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Κυνθια (Kynthia) which means "woman from Kynthos"... [more]
DAEDALUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek Δαιδαλος (Daidalos) which meant "cunning" or "curiously wrought"... [more]
DAMOCLES m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Δαμοκλης (Damokles), which was derived from δαμος (damos) "the people" (a Doric Greek variant of δημος (demos)) and κλεος (kleos) "glory"... [more]
DAMON Δαμων m Greek Mythology, English
Derived from Greek δαμαω (damao) meaning "to tame"... [more]
DANAË Δαναη f Greek Mythology
From Δαναοι (Danaoi), a word used by Homer to designate the Greeks... [more]
DAPHNE Δαφνη f Greek Mythology, English, Dutch
Means "laurel" in Greek... [more]
DARDANOS Δαρδανος m Greek Mythology
Possibly from Greek δαρδαπτω (dardapto) "to devour"... [more]
DEIMOS Δειμος m Greek Mythology
Means "terror" in Greek... [more]
DELIA Δηλια f English, Italian, Spanish, Greek Mythology
Means "of Delos" in Greek... [more]
DEMETER (1) Δημητηρ f Greek Mythology
Means "earth mother", derived from Greek δε (de) "earth" and μητηρ (meter) "mother"... [more]
DIKE Δικη f Greek Mythology
Means "justice" in Greek... [more]
DIOMEDES Διομηδης m Greek Mythology
Means "thought of Zeus" from Greek Διος (Dios) meaning "of ZEUS" and μηδομαι (medomai) meaning "to think"... [more]
DIONE (1) Διωνη f Greek Mythology
From Greek Διος (Dios) meaning "of ZEUS"... [more]
DIONYSOS Διονυσος m Greek Mythology
From Greek Διος (Dios) meaning "of ZEUS" combined with Νυσα (Nysa), the name of a legendary mountain... [more]
DIONYSUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latin form of DIONYSOS
DORIS Δωρις f English, German, Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
From the ancient Greek name Δωρις (Doris) which meant "Dorian woman"... [more]
ECHO Ηχω f Greek Mythology
Means "echo" from the word for the repeating reflected sound, which derives from Greek ηχη (eche) "sound"... [more]
EIRENE Ειρηνη f Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek
Original Greek form of IRENE
ELECTRA f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Ηλεκτρα (Elektra), derived from ηλεκτρον (elektron) meaning "amber"... [more]
ELEKTRA Ηλεκτρα f Greek Mythology
Greek form of ELECTRA
ELPIS Ελπις f Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Means "hope" in Greek... [more]
ENDYMION Ενδυμιων m Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek ενδυειν (endyein) meaning "to dive into, to enter"... [more]
ENYO Ενυω f Greek Mythology
Meaning unknown... [more]
EOS Ηως f Greek Mythology
Means "dawn" in Greek. This was the name of the Greek goddess of the dawn.
EPIMETHEUS Επιμηθευς m Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek επιμηθεια (epimetheia) meaning "hindsight, hindthought"... [more]
ERATO Ερατω f Greek Mythology
Means "lovely" in Greek... [more]
EREBOS Ερεβος m Greek Mythology
Greek form of EREBUS
EREBUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek Ερεβος (Erebos) which means "nether darkness"... [more]
ERIS Ερις f Greek Mythology
Means "strife" in Greek... [more]
EROS Ερως m Greek Mythology
Means "love" in Greek... [more]
EUADNE Ευαδνη f Greek Mythology
Greek form of EVADNE
EUANDROS Ευανδρος m Greek Mythology
Greek form of EVANDER (1)
EUDORA Ευδωρα f Greek Mythology
Means "good gift" in Greek, from the elements ευ "good" and δωρον (doron) "gift"... [more]
EUNOMIA Ευνομια f Greek Mythology
Means "good order" in Greek... [more]
EUPHROSYNE Ευφροσυνη f Greek Mythology
Means "mirth, merriment" in Greek... [more]
EUROPA f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Ευρωπη (Europe), which meant "wide face" from ευρυς (eurys) "wide" and ωψ (ops) "face, eye"... [more]
EUROPE Ευρωπη f Greek Mythology
Greek form of EUROPA
EURYDICE f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From the Greek Ευρυδικη (Eurydike) which meant "wide justice", derived from ευρυς (eurys) "wide" and δικη (dike) "justice"... [more]
EURYDIKE Ευρυδικη f Greek Mythology
Greek form of EURYDICE
EUTERPE Ευτερπη f Greek Mythology
Means "delight" in Greek... [more]
EVADNE f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From Greek Ευαδνη (Euadne), which is of unknown meaning, though the first element is derived from Greek ευ "good"... [more]
EVANDER (1) m Greek Mythology (Latinized), Roman Mythology
Variant of Evandrus, Latin form of the Greek name Ευανδρος (Euandros) which meant "good man", derived from Greek ευ "good" and ανηρ (aner) "man" (genitive ανδρος)... [more]
GAEA f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of GAIA
GAIA Γαια f Greek Mythology, Italian
Means "earth" in Greek... [more]
GLAUCUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Γλαυκος (Glaukos), a name meaning "bluish grey"... [more]
HADES m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From Greek 'Αιδης (Haides), derived from αιδης (aides) meaning "unseen"... [more]
HALCYONE f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek 'Αλκυονη (Halkyone), a variant of Αλκυονη (Alkyone) (see ALCYONE).
HARMONIA 'Αρμονια f Greek Mythology
Means "harmony, agreement" in Greek... [more]
HEBE 'Ηβη f Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek 'ηβη (hebe) meaning "youth"... [more]
HECATE f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From the Greek 'Εκατη (Hekate), possibly derived from 'εκας (hekas) meaning "far off"... [more]
HECTOR m English, French, Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek 'Εκτωρ (Hektor), which was derived from 'εκτωρ (hektor) "holding fast", ultimately from εχω (echo) meaning "to hold, to possess"... [more]
HEKATE 'Εκατη f Greek Mythology
Greek form of HECATE
HEKTOR 'Εκτωρ m Greek Mythology
Greek form of HECTOR
HELEN f English, Greek Mythology (Anglicized)
English form of the Greek 'Ελενη (Helene), probably from Greek 'ελενη (helene) "torch" or "corposant", or possibly related to σεληνη (selene) "moon"... [more]
HELENA f German, Dutch, Scandinavian, Portuguese, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Finnish, Estonian, Latvian, Slovene, English, Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinate form of HELEN
HELENE 'Ελενη f German, Scandinavian, Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Ancient Greek form of HELEN, as well as the modern German and Scandinavian form.
HELIOS 'Ηλιος m Greek Mythology
Means "sun" in Greek... [more]
HELLE (2) 'Ελλη f Greek Mythology
Meaning unknown... [more]
HEPHAESTUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek 'Ηφαιστος (Hephaistos), meaning unknown... [more]
HEPHAISTOS 'Ηφαιστος m Greek Mythology
Greek form of HEPHAESTUS
HERA 'Ηρα f Greek Mythology
Uncertain meaning, possibly from either Greek 'ηρως (heros) "hero, warrior"; 'ωρα (hora) "period of time"; or 'αιρεω (haireo) "to be chosen"... [more]
HERAKLES 'Ηρακλης m Greek Mythology
Means "glory of Hera" from the name of the goddess HERA combined with Greek κλεος (kleos) "glory"... [more]
HERMES 'Ερμης m Greek Mythology
Possibly meaning "cairn, pile of stones" in Greek... [more]
HERMIONE 'Ερμιονη f Greek Mythology
Derived from the name of the Greek messenger god HERMES... [more]
HERO (1) 'Ηρω f Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek 'ηρως (heros) meaning "hero"... [more]
HESTIA 'Εστια f Greek Mythology
Means "hearth, fireside" in Greek... [more]
HIPPOLYTA f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of HIPPOLYTE (1)... [more]
HIPPOLYTE (1) 'Ιππολυτη f Greek Mythology
Feminine form of HIPPOLYTOS... [more]
HIPPOLYTOS 'Ιππολυτος m Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek
Means "freer of horses" from Greek 'ιππος (hippos) "horse" and λυω (lyo) "to loosen"... [more]
HYACINTH (1) m Greek Mythology (Anglicized)
English form of HYACINTHUS
HYACINTHUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized), Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name 'Υακινθος (Hyakinthos), which was derived from the name of the hyacinth flower... [more]
HYAKINTHOS m Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek
Greek form of HYACINTHUS
HYPERION 'Υπεριων m Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek 'υπερ (hyper) "over"... [more]
IACCHUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From Greek Ιακχος (Iakchos), derived from ιαχω (iacho) meaning "to shout"... [more]
IANTHE Ιανθη f Greek Mythology
Means "violet flower", derived from Greek ιον (ion) "violet" and ανθος (anthos) "flower"... [more]
IAPETOS Ιαπετος m Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek ιαπτω (iapto) "to wound, to pierce"... [more]
IASON Ιασων m Greek Mythology
Ancient Greek form of JASON
ICARUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From the Greek Ικαρος (Ikaros), perhaps meaning "follower"... [more]
ILITHYIA f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From the Greek Ειλειθυια (Eileithyia), which was derived from ειληλυθυια (eilelythyia) "the readycomer"... [more]
IO Ιω f Greek Mythology
Meaning unknown... [more]
IOLE Ιολη f Greek Mythology
Means "violet" in Greek. In Greek mythology she was a woman beloved by Herakles.
IONE Ιονη f Greek Mythology, English
From Greek ιον (ion) meaning "violet flower"... [more]
IPHIGENEIA Ιφιγενεια f Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek ιφιος (iphios) "strong, stout" and γενης (genes) "born"... [more]
IPHIGENIA f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of IPHIGENEIA
IRENE f English, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Scandinavian, Finnish, German, Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From Greek Ειρηνη (Eirene), derived from a word meaning "peace"... [more]
IRIS Ιρις f Greek Mythology, English, German, Dutch, French
Means "rainbow" in Greek... [more]
ISMENE Ισμηνη f Greek Mythology
Possibly from Greek ισμη (isme) "knowledge"... [more]
JASON m English, French, Greek Mythology (Latinized), Ancient Greek (Latinized), Biblical
From the Greek name Ιασων (Iason), which was derived from Greek ιασθαι (iasthai) "to heal"... [more]
JOCASTA f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Ιοκαστη (Iokaste), which is of unknown meaning... [more]
KALLIOPE Καλλιοπη f Greek Mythology
Means "beautiful voice" from Greek καλλος (kallos) "beauty" and οψ (ops) "voice"... [more]
KALLISTO Καλλιστω f Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek καλλιστος (kallistos) meaning "most beautiful"... [more]
KALYPSO Καλυψω f Greek Mythology
Greek form of CALYPSO
KARME Καρμη f Greek Mythology
Greek form of CARME (2)
KASSANDRA Κασσανδρα f Greek Mythology, English (Modern)
Ancient Greek form of CASSANDRA, as well as a modern English variant.
KASSIOPEIA Κασσιοπεια f Greek Mythology
Greek form of CASSIOPEIA
KIRKE Κιρκη f Greek Mythology
Greek form of CIRCE
KLEIO Κλειω f Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek κλεος (kleos) meaning "glory"... [more]
KLOTHO Κλωθω f Greek Mythology
Means "spinner" in Greek... [more]
KLYTIË Κλυτιη, Κλυτια f Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek κλυτος (klytos) meaning "famous, noble"... [more]
KOIOS Κοιος m Greek Mythology
Possibly derived from Greek κοιος (koios), also spelled ποιος (poios), a questioning word meaning approximately "of what kind?"... [more]
KORË Κορη f Greek Mythology
Means "maiden" in Greek. This was another name for the Greek goddess Persephone.
KREIOS Κρειος m Greek Mythology
Possibly derived from Greek κρειων (kreion) "lord, master"... [more]
KRONOS Κρονος m Greek Mythology
Greek form of CRONUS
KYNTHIA Κυνθια f Greek Mythology
Greek form of CYNTHIA
LACHESIS Λαχεσις f Greek Mythology
Means "apportioner" in Greek... [more]
LARISA Λαρισα f Russian, Greek Mythology
Possibly derived from the name of the ancient city of Larisa in Thessaly, which meant "citadel"... [more]
LEANDER m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From the Greek Λεανδρος (Leandros) which means "lion of a man" from Greek λεων (leon) "lion" and ανδρος (andros) "of a man"... [more]
LEANDROS Λεανδρος m Greek Mythology
Greek form of LEANDER
LEDA Ληδα f Greek Mythology
Possibly means "woman" from Greek... [more]
LETO Λητω f Greek Mythology
Possibly derived from Greek ληθω (letho) "hidden, forgotten"... [more]
LIGEIA Λιγεια f Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek λιγυς (ligys) meaning "clear-voiced, shrill, whistling"... [more]
LINOS Λινος m Greek Mythology
Greek form of LINUS
LINUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized), German, Scandinavian
From the Greek name Λινος (Linos) meaning "flax"... [more]
LYCURGUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized), Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Λυκουργος (Lykourgos), a Greek name which meant "deed of a wolf" from λυκου (lykou) "of a wolf" and εργον (ergon) "deed, work"... [more]
MAIA (1) Μαια f Greek Mythology, Roman Mythology
Meaning unknown... [more]
MEDEA f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From the Greek Μηδεια (Medeia), possibly meaning either "to ponder" or "cunning"... [more]
MEDUSA f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From the Greek Μεδουσα (Medousa), which was derived from μεδομαι (medomai) meaning "to plan, to contrive"... [more]
MEGAERA f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Μεγαιρα (Megaira) which was derived from μεγαιρω (megairo) "to grudge, to resent the fortune of"... [more]
MELAINA Μελαινα f Greek Mythology
Ancient Greek form of MELANIE... [more]
MELANTHIOS Μελανθιος m Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek μελας (melas) "black" and ανθος (anthos) "flower"... [more]
MELETE Μελετη f Greek Mythology
Means "practice, exercise" in Greek... [more]
MELIA Μελια f Greek Mythology
Means "ash tree" in Greek, a derivative of μελι (meli) "honey"... [more]
MELISSA Μελισσα f English, Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Means "bee" in Greek... [more]
MELPOMENE Μελπομενη f Greek Mythology
Means "choir" in Greek... [more]
MENELAOS Μενελαος m Greek Mythology
Greek form of MENELAUS
MENELAUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From the Greek Μενελαος (Menelaos) which meant "withstanding the people", derived from μενω (meno) "to last, to withstand" and λαος (laos) "the people"... [more]
MENTOR Μεντωρ m Greek Mythology
Possibly related to Greek μενος (menos) "spirit"... [more]
MIDAS Μιδας m Greek Mythology
Meaning unknown... [more]
MNEME Μνημη f Greek Mythology
Means "memory" in Greek... [more]
MNEMOSYNE Μνημοσυνη f Greek Mythology
Means "remembrance" in Greek... [more]
MORPHEUS Μορφευς m Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek μορφη (morphe) meaning "shape", referring to the shapes seen in dreams... [more]
NARCISSUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized), Late Roman, Biblical
Latinized form of Greek Ναρκισσος (Narkissos), possibly derived from ναρκη (narke) meaning "sleep, numbness"... [more]
NARKISSOS Ναρκισσος m Greek Mythology
Greek form of NARCISSUS
NEMESIS Νεμεσις f Greek Mythology
Means "retribution, righteous anger" in Greek... [more]
NEOPTOLEMOS Νεοπτολεμος m Greek Mythology
Greek form of NEOPTOLEMUS
NEOPTOLEMUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From the Greek Νεοπτολεμος (Neoptolemos) which meant "new war", derived from νεος (neos) "new" and πολεμος (polemos) "war"... [more]
NEPHELE Νεφελη f Greek Mythology
Means "cloudy" in Greek... [more]
NEREUS Νηρευς m Greek Mythology, Biblical
Derived from Greek νηρος (neros) meaning "water"... [more]
NESTOR Νεστωρ m Greek Mythology, Russian
Means "homecoming" in Greek... [more]
NIKE Νικη f Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek
Means "victory" in Greek. Nike was the Greek goddess of victory.
NIKEPHOROS Νικηφορος m & f Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Means "carrying victory" from Greek νικη (nike) "victory" and φορεω (phoreo) "to carry, to bear"... [more]
NYX Νυξ f Greek Mythology
Means "night" in Greek... [more]
OCEANUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of OKEANOS
ODYSSEUS Οδυσσευς m Greek Mythology
Perhaps derived from Greek οδυσσομαι (odyssomai) "to hate"... [more]
OEDIPUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek Οιδιπους (Oidipous), meaning "swollen foot" from οιδεω (oideo) "to swell" and πους (pous) "foot"... [more]
OENONE f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek Οινωνε (Oinone), derived from οινος (oinos) meaning "wine"... [more]
OIDIPOUS Οιδιπους m Greek Mythology
Greek form of OEDIPUS
OINONE Οινωνε f Greek Mythology
Greek form of OENONE
OKEANOS Ωκεανος m Greek Mythology
From the name of the river or body of water thought by the ancient Greeks to surround the Earth... [more]
ORESTES Ορεστης m Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek ορεστιας (orestias) meaning "of the mountains"... [more]
ORION Ωριων m Greek Mythology
Meaning unknown, but possibly related to Greek 'οριον (horion) "boundary, limit"... [more]
ORPHEUS Ορφευς m Greek Mythology
Perhaps related to Greek ορφνη (orphne) meaning "the darkness of night"... [more]
OURANIA Ουρανιη, Ουρανια f Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek ουρανιος (ouranios) meaning "heavenly"... [more]
OURANOS Ουρανος m Greek Mythology
Original Greek form of URANUS
PALLAS Παλλας f & m Greek Mythology
Probably derived from a Greek word meaning "maiden"... [more]
PAN Παν m Greek Mythology
Derived from a Greek word meaning "shepherd"... [more]
PANDORA Πανδωρα f Greek Mythology
Means "all gifts", derived from a combination of Greek παν (pan) "all" and δωρον (doron) "gift"... [more]
PARIS (1) Παρις m Greek Mythology
Meaning unknown... [more]
PARTHENIA Παρθενια f Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek παρθενος (parthenos) meaning "maiden, virgin"... [more]
PARTHENOPE Παρθενοπη f Greek Mythology
Means "maiden's voice", derived from Greek παρθενος (parthenos) "maiden" and οψ (ops) "voice"... [more]
PATROCLUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek Πατροκλος (Patroklos) which meant "glory of the father", derived from πατρος (patros) "of the father" and κλεος (kleos) "glory"... [more]
PATROKLOS Πατροκλος m Greek Mythology
Greek form of PATROCLUS
PEGASUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From the Greek Πηγασος (Pegasos), possibly either from πηγος (pegos) "strong" or πηγαιος (pegaios) "from a water spring"... [more]
PENELOPE Πηνελοπη f Greek Mythology, English
Possibly derived from Greek πηνελοψ (penelops), a type of duck... [more]
PERSEPHONE Περσεφονη f Greek Mythology
Meaning unknown, perhaps related to Greek περθω (pertho) "to destroy" and φονη (phone) "murder"... [more]
PERSEUS Περσευς m Greek Mythology
Possibly derived from Greek περθω (pertho) meaning "to destroy"... [more]
PHAEDRA f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From the Greek Φαιδρα (Phaidra), derived from φαιδρος (phaidros) meaning "bright"... [more]
PHILOMELA f Greek Mythology
From Greek Φιλομηλα (Philomela) which meant "friend of song" from φιλος (philos) "friend" and μελος (melos) "song"... [more]
PHOBOS Φοβος m Greek Mythology
Means "fear" in Greek... [more]
PHOEBE f English, Greek Mythology (Latinized), Biblical, Biblical Latin
Latinized form of the Greek name Φοιβη (Phoibe), which meant "bright, pure" from Greek φοιβος (phoibos)... [more]
PHOEBUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Φοιβος (Phoibos), which meant "bright, pure"... [more]
PHOIBE Φοιβη f Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek, Biblical Greek
Greek form of PHOEBE
PHOIBOS Φοιβος m Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek
Greek form of PHOEBUS
PHRIXOS Φριξος m Greek Mythology
Greek form of PHRIXUS
PHRIXUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From the Greek Φριξος (Phrixos) which meant "thrilling, causing shivers", derived from φριξ (phrix) "ripple, shiver"... [more]
PHYLLIS Φυλλις f Greek Mythology, English, German
Means "foliage" in Greek... [more]
PLUTO m Greek Mythology (Latinized), Roman Mythology
Latinized form of Greek Πλουτων (Plouton), derived from πλουτος (ploutos) meaning "wealth"... [more]
POLYDEUKES Πολυδευκης m Greek Mythology
Greek form of POLLUX
POLYHYMNIA f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of POLYMNIA
POLYMNIA Πολυμνια, Πολυυμνια f Greek Mythology
Means "much song" from Greek πολυς (polys) "much" and 'υμνος (hymnos) "song, hymn"... [more]
POLYXENA f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From the Greek Πολυξενη (Polyxene) which meant "many foreigners", derived from πολλοι (polloi) "many" and ξενοι (xenoi) "foreigners, strangers"... [more]
POSEIDON Ποσειδων m Greek Mythology
Possibly derived from Greek ποσις (posis) "husband, lord" and δε (de) "earth"... [more]
PRAXIS Πραξις f Greek Mythology
Means "practical" in Greek... [more]
PRIAM m Greek Mythology (Anglicized)
From the Greek Πριαμος (Priamos), possibly meaning "redeemed"... [more]
PROMETHEUS Προμηθευς m Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek προμηθεια (prometheia) meaning "foresight, forethought"... [more]
PROTEUS Πρωτευς m Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek πρωτος (protos) meaning "first"... [more]
PSYCHE Ψυχη f Greek Mythology
Means "the soul", derived from Greek ψυχω (psycho) "to breathe"... [more]
PYRRHOS Πυρρος m Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek
Greek form of PYRRHUS
PYRRHUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized), Ancient Greek (Latinized)
From the Greek name Πυρρος (Pyrros) which meant "flame-coloured, red", related to πυρ (pyr) "fire"... [more]
RHEA 'Ρεια, 'Ρεα f Greek Mythology (Latinized), Roman Mythology
Latinized form of Greek 'Ρεια (Rheia), meaning unknown, perhaps related to 'ρεω (rheo) "to flow" or 'ρεος (rheos) "stream"... [more]
RHEIA 'Ρεια f Greek Mythology
Greek form of RHEA
SARPEDON Σαρπηδων m Greek Mythology
Meaning unknown... [more]
SELENA f Spanish, Russian, Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of SELENE... [more]
SELENE Σεληνη f Greek Mythology
Means "moon" in Greek... [more]
SEMELE Σεμελη f Greek Mythology
Meaning unknown, possibly of Phrygian origin... [more]
TERPSICHORE Τερψιχορη f Greek Mythology
Means "enjoying the dance" from Greek τερψις (terpsis) "delight" and χορος (choros) "dance"... [more]
TETHYS Τηθυς f Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek τηθη (tethe) meaning "grandmother"... [more]
THALIA f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From the Greek Θαλεια (Thaleia), derived from θαλλω (thallo) meaning "to blossom"... [more]
THANATOS Θανατος m Greek Mythology
Means "death" in Greek... [more]
THEIA Θεια f Greek Mythology
Possibly derived from Greek θεα (thea) meaning "goddess"... [more]
THEMIS Θεμις f Greek Mythology
Means "law of nature, divine law" in Greek... [more]
THESEUS Θησευς m Greek Mythology
Possibly derived from Greek τιθημι (tithemi) meaning "to set"... [more]
TISIPHONE Τισιφονη f Greek Mythology
Means "avenging murder" in Greek, derived from τισις (tisis) "vengeance" and φονη (phone) "murder"... [more]
URANIA f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of OURANIA
URANUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From Greek Ουρανος (Ouranos), the name of the husband of Gaia and the father of the Titans in Greek mythology... [more]
XANTHE Ξανθη f Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek ξανθος (xanthos) meaning "yellow" or "fair hair".
ZEPHYR m Greek Mythology (Anglicized)
From the Greek Ζεφυρος (Zephyros) meaning "the west wind"... [more]
ZEPHYROS Ζεφυρος m Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek
Greek form of ZEPHYR
ZEPHYRUS m Greek Mythology
Latinized form of Zephyros (see ZEPHYR).
ZEUS Ζευς m Greek Mythology
The name of a Greek god, related to the old Indo-European god *dyeus whose name probably meant "shine" or "sky"... [more]
AENEAS m Roman Mythology
Latin form of the Greek name Αινειας (Aineias), derived from Greek αινη (aine) meaning "praise"... [more]
AMULIUS m Roman Mythology
Meaning unknown... [more]
ANGERONA f Roman Mythology
Meaning unknown, probably of Etruscan origin... [more]
ARIES m Roman Mythology
Means "ram" in Latin... [more]
AURORA f Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, English, German, Romanian, Finnish, Roman Mythology
Means "dawn" in Latin... [more]
BELLONA f Roman Mythology
Derived from Latin bellare meaning "to fight"... [more]
CAMILLA f English, Italian, Scandinavian, Finnish, Ancient Roman, Roman Mythology
Feminine form of CAMILLUS... [more]
CARDEA f Roman Mythology
Derived from Latin cardo meaning "hinge, axis"... [more]
CERES f Roman Mythology
Derived from the Indo-European root *ker meaning "to grow"... [more]
CONCORDIA f Roman Mythology
Means "harmony" in Latin... [more]
CONSUS m Roman Mythology
Possibly derived from Latin conserere meaning "to sow, to plant"... [more]
CUPID m Roman Mythology
Derived from Latin cupido meaning "desire"... [more]
DIANA f English, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Catalan, German, Dutch, Romanian, Russian, Lithuanian, Roman Mythology
Probably derived from an old Indo-European root meaning "heavenly, divine", related to dyeus (see ZEUS)... [more]
DIDO f Roman Mythology
Meaning unknown, possibly "virgin" in Phoenician... [more]
ELISSA (1) f Roman Mythology
Meaning unknown (possibly Phoenician in origin)... [more]
EVANDER (1) m Greek Mythology (Latinized), Roman Mythology
Variant of Evandrus, Latin form of the Greek name Ευανδρος (Euandros) which meant "good man", derived from Greek ευ "good" and ανηρ (aner) "man" (genitive ανδρος)... [more]
EVANDRUS m Roman Mythology
Latin variant of EVANDER (1)
FAUNA f Roman Mythology
Feminine form of FAUNUS... [more]
FAUNUS m Roman Mythology
Possibly means "to befriend" from Latin... [more]
FELICITAS (2) f Roman Mythology
Means "good luck, fortune" in Latin... [more]
FLORA f English, German, Italian, Roman Mythology
Derived from Latin flos meaning "flower"... [more]
GEMINI m Roman Mythology
Means "twins" in Latin... [more]
HERCULES m Roman Mythology
Latin form of HERAKLES
HERSILIA f Roman Mythology
Meaning unknown... [more]
ITALUS m Roman Mythology
Means "of Italy" in Latin... [more]
JANUS m Roman Mythology
Means "archway" in Latin... [more]
JOVE m Roman Mythology
Derived from the stem of Iupiter (see JUPITER)... [more]
JUNO f Roman Mythology
Meaning unknown... [more]
JUPITER m Roman Mythology
From Latin Iupiter, which was from dyeu-pater, composed of the elements dyeus (see ZEUS) and pater "father"... [more]
JUTURNA f Roman Mythology
Meaning unknown. Juturna was the Roman goddess of fountains and springs.
JUVENTAS f Roman Mythology
Means "youth" in Latin... [more]
LAVERNA f Roman Mythology
Meaning unknown. Laverna was the Roman goddess of thieves and thievery.
LAVINIA f Roman Mythology
Meaning unknown, probably of Etruscan origin... [more]
LIBER m Roman Mythology
Derived from Latin liber meaning "free"... [more]
LIBITINA f Roman Mythology
Meaning unknown. Libitina was the Roman goddess of funerals, corpses and death.
LUCINA f Roman Mythology
Derived from Latin lucus meaning "grove", but later associated with lux "light"... [more]
LUNA f Roman Mythology
Means "the moon" in Latin... [more]
MAIA (1) f Greek Mythology, Roman Mythology
Meaning unknown... [more]
MAIA (2) f Roman Mythology
Means "great" in Latin... [more]
MARS m Roman Mythology
Possibly related to Latin mas "male" (genitive maris)... [more]
MERCURY m Roman Mythology
From the Latin Mercurius, probably derived from Latin mercari "to trade" or merces "wages"... [more]
MINERVA f Roman Mythology, English
Possibly derived from Latin mens meaning "intellect", but more likely of Etruscan origin... [more]
NAENIA f Roman Mythology
Means "incantation, dirge" in Latin... [more]
NEPTUNE m Roman Mythology (Anglicized)
From the Latin Neptunus, which is of unknown meaning... [more]
NEPTUNUS m Roman Mythology
Latin form of NEPTUNE
NONA (1) f Roman Mythology
Derived from Latin nonus meaning "ninth", referring to the nine months of pregnancy... [more]
NUMITOR m Roman Mythology
Meaning unknown... [more]
PAX f Roman Mythology
Means "peace" in Latin. In Roman mythology she was the goddess of peace.
PLUTO m Greek Mythology (Latinized), Roman Mythology
Latinized form of Greek Πλουτων (Plouton), derived from πλουτος (ploutos) meaning "wealth"... [more]
POLLUX m Roman Mythology
Roman form of Greek Πολυδευκης (Polydeukes), which means "very sweet" from Greek πολυς (polys) "much" and δευκης (deukes) "sweet"... [more]
POMONA f Roman Mythology
From Latin pomus "fruit tree"... [more]
PROSERPINA f Roman Mythology
Means "to emerge" in Latin... [more]
PROSERPINE f Roman Mythology
Variant of PROSERPINA
QUIRINUS m Roman Mythology, Late Roman
Possibly derived from the Sabine word quiris meaning "spear"... [more]
REMUS m Roman Mythology, Romanian
Meaning unknown... [more]
RHEA f Greek Mythology (Latinized), Roman Mythology
Latinized form of Greek 'Ρεια (Rheia), meaning unknown, perhaps related to 'ρεω (rheo) "to flow" or 'ρεος (rheos) "stream"... [more]
ROMULUS m Roman Mythology
Means "of Rome" in Latin... [more]
SALACIA f Roman Mythology
Derived from Latin sal meaning "salt"... [more]
SATURN m Roman Mythology (Anglicized)
From the Latin Saturnus, which is of unknown meaning... [more]
SATURNUS m Roman Mythology
Latin form of SATURN
SILVANUS m Roman Mythology, Biblical, Biblical Latin
Roman name derived from Latin silva "wood, forest"... [more]
SILVIA f Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, English, German, Late Roman, Roman Mythology
Feminine form of SILVIUS... [more]
SILVIUS m Late Roman, Roman Mythology
Derived from Latin silva "wood, forest"... [more]
SUMMANUS m Roman Mythology
Means "before the morning", derived from Latin sub "under, before" and mane "morning"... [more]
TATIUS m Roman Mythology, Ancient Roman
Roman family name of unknown meaning, possibly of Sabine origin... [more]
TERMINUS m Roman Mythology
Means "limit, boundary, end" in Latin... [more]
ULYSSES m Roman Mythology, English
Latin form of ODYSSEUS... [more]
VENUS f Roman Mythology
Means "love, sexual desire" in Latin... [more]
VESTA f Roman Mythology
Probably a Roman cognate of HESTIA... [more]
VICTORIA (2) f Roman Mythology
Means "victory" in Latin. Victoria was the Roman goddess of victory.
VULCAN m Roman Mythology
Possibly related to Latin fulgere "to flash"... [more]
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