Some Greek gods:
Among all stands Zeus, she considered the father of gods and men. He is the god of sky and thunder. Considered as "king of the gods". His attributes are the thunderbolt, eagle and bull. This name probably has an Indo-European origin and its meaning could be "bright sky". Other theories relate it to the Greek "live, or be in life."
It is one of the most important and multifaceted Olympians. Considered the god of the sun and light, poetry, music and the arts, as well as famous for his skills in medicine and healing. It is one of the most revered gods and respected by the Greek people, thanks to its ability to prophecy. The Greeks went to the Oracle of Delphi, Temple of Apollo, to know their future. The name comes from ancient Greek and means "one who never dies".
Goddess of wisdom, arts, justice and war strategy. Protective Ateneas city. Also known as Pallas or Minerva in Roman culture. She is the daughter of Zeus and its name derives from the Greek, "which has deep knowledge."
It is the Olympian god of war, depicted as a young athletic and muscular, with gleaming armor and ready for battle. It represents the masculine and is equivalent to the Roman god Mars. His name, of uncertain etymology, perhaps related to the root ar, "destroy"; It was considered an adjective in classical times.
It represents the feminine, symbolizes beauty, sensuality and of course, love. Known as Venus by the Romans. Its name, derived from the Greek word Aphro (foam), alludes to the myth of origin, the Greeks believed that he was born of the sea foam.
Male name of Greek origin meaning "Love". Son of Aphrodite and Ares. It is equivalent to the god Cupid, but the Greeks represented him as a man of great beauty and adults, but also winged. Responsible for sexual attraction, love and sex.
Mount Olympus in Greece, was considered the place where the gods lived and from which cared for the men. Olimpia is the Greek word for the abode of the gods or belonging to Olympus.
Heroes and other mythological characters:
Son of Zeus and the mortal Alcmene, is perhaps the best known of the Greek heroes, although his name in Greek Heracles, which means "glory of Hera". It is an offense to the goddess, wife of Zeus, which emphasizes it's infidelity.
Iason the Greek name, derived from Greek iasthai, "healer". In Greek mythology, Jason was the leader of the Argonauts, who won the Golden Fleece. It is a very common name in England, thanks to the Protestant Reformation.
Of unknown origin, although many conjectures have suggested that it may be derived from a Greek name, "God." Theseus was famous for defeating the Minotaur's labyrinth of Crete.
Cretan princess who helped Theseus escape the labyrinth, thanks to a golden thread. When he escaped, he left to marry his sister Phaedra. It comes from the ancient Greek Ariadn ?, which means "very pure, very holy."
Its name means "the most beautiful of men", and that such was the appeal of the Greek hero who longed for their love to the goddess Aphrodite. His death is related to the red color of the rose. When Aphrodite rushed to the aid of Adonis, a thorn white rose was pinned, and staining the roses with their blood.
Its name means in Greek "which gives all things". Y represents according to the Greek myth, the first woman. Created by the god Hephaestus, he was endowed with all the talents for the rest of the gods. Famous for his curiosity, he opened the box containing all the ills, which are spread throughout the earth, leaving only the bottom of the box, hope.
Ninfa harassed by the god Apollo who had to flee when he, because of an arrow launched by Eros love, fell in love with her. His father became to defend the bay. It is a name that evokes extreme sensitivity. It is a name of Greek origin in his Latinized vesión, and that translates to "laurel".
Daughter of Aphrodite and Ares, represents the union between the feminine and the masculine.
Names related to the Trojan War
In Greek mythology, Paris, also called Alexander, "the protector of man." It was a Trojan prince, son of King Priam. Known as "the beautiful figure." It is a name of pre-Hellenic origin, so its significance is unknown. Paris caused the Trojan War to kidnap the beautiful Helen.
One of the most common Greek name, Latinized in Helena or Helene, meaning "that which shines and shines like a torch." Helen of Troy, is a character of the old, famous for its beauty Greece. In Homer's Iliad it tells how Helena was kidnapped or seduced by Paris, which triggered the famous Trojan War, as she was married to Menelaus, king of Sparta.
He was a hero of the Trojan War, famous for killing Hector. He is the son of the nymph Thetis, who in an attempt to protect him, the boy dipped in the water of the River Styx, holding him by the heel, so that when the arrow of Paris reached its heel, Achilles died. Often it described as "the swift-footed", as it was considered the fastest men. The name comes from the ancient Greek Akhilleys, a gentile Acheloos River.
Brother Trojan prince Paris, responsible for the defense of the city. He was killed by Achilles in combat. There are different versions about the origin of the name. One suggests that comes from the Greek meaning "holding". You may also have a Celtic origin and translates as "He who defends" or "Defense".
Sister of Paris and Hector, was she who predicted the fall of Troy, however, no one believed her. The name comes from ancient Greek and means "sister of men".
King of Ithaca, was the architect of the famous Trojan horse with which the Athenians managed to enter the city. After the war, it took ten years to return to Ithaca, his adventures are recounted in Homer's Odyssey. Ulysses derived from Latin: "He who has a bad temper," his Greek form is Odysseus.
Wife of Odysseus, who waits patiently for his return. For this reason it is considered a symbol of marital fidelity. The etymology of the name is unknown.
Other baby names based on Greek mythology
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