Are you looking for a unique name for your baby girl?

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My husband, daughter and I have been traveling full-time since November 2020. We spent 8 weeks in Athens and one thing that really caught my attention, besides the stunning city, its old history, and the amazing people, were all the uncommon, but super beautiful names.

Greek names are full of history, culture, and meaning from a place that is known for its beauty, architecture, food, and traditions. So of course I wouldn’t miss the opportunity to look for the most beautiful, uncommon, and historic Greek Girl Names.

In case you are thinking about giving your baby girl a greek name, keep reading…

Today I am sharing 20 Unique & Beautiful Greek Girl Names with you!

Amalthea

The name Amalthea means “tender goddess”.

In Greek mythology, Amalthea is the name of a goat-keeping nymph who nursed the infant Zeus and protected him from his murderous father, Cronus. Thanks to the goat’s protection and nourishment, Zeus grew up to overthrow Cronus.

Andromeda 

The name Andromeda means “leader of man”.

Andromeda was the beautiful daughter of Capheus and Cassiopeia who, like her mother, became a star. 

Antheas

The name Anthea means “flower”.

Anthea is an epithet of Hera, the Greek queen of the gods, and her name has been used as poetic symbol of spring.

Aethra

The name Aethra means “bright sky”.

This name derives from the Ancient Greek “Aithrḗ”, the god of the upper air and light. In Greek mythology, Aether also known as Acmon, is one of the primordial deities, the first-born elementals. Aether is the personification and elemental god of “the bright, glowing upper air of heaven.

Astraea

The name Astraea means “star”.

Astraea is the Greek goddess of justice and innocence who became the constellation Virgo. Astraea was the daughter of Astraeus, the god of the dusk, and Eos, the goddess of the dawn.

Athena 

The name Athena was derived from the city name Athens.

In Greek mythology, Athena is the name of the daughter of Zeus who was the goddess of wisdom, warfare, handicrafts, mathematics, and courage, among others. She was the great patroness-goddess of the city of Athens.

Clio

The name Clio means “glory”.

Clio was the daughter of Zeus and Mnemosyne. She was the Greek muse of history.

Gaia

The name Gaia means “earth mother”.

Gaia was the goddess of Earth and the primordial deities. She was considered the creator of the earth and the universe.

Hebe

The name Hebe means “youth”.

In Greek mythology Hebe was the daughter of Zeus and Hera. She was a goddess of youth who acted as the cupbearer to the gods.

Hera

The name Hera means “queen”.

In Greek mythology, Hera was the Greek Queen of Heaven, wife (and sister) of Zeus. Dealing with her husband’s infidelities resulted in her also being called the goddess of marriage.

Today I am sharing 20 Unique & Beautiful Greek Girl Names with you!

Ianthe

The name Ianthe means “purple flower”.

In the ancient myth, she was the daughter of Oceanus, supreme ruler of the sea, and also a Cretan woman so beautiful that when she died the Gods made purple flowers grow around her grave.

Larisa

The name Larisa means “citadel”.

In Greek legends, the nymph Larisa was either a daughter or mother of Pelasgus, the ancestor of the mythical Pelasgians. This name was later borne by a 4th-century Greek martyr who is venerated as a saint in the Eastern Church.

Ophelia

The name Ophelia means “helpful and wise”.

Ophelia is most widely known as the female love interest in Shakespeare’s play Hamlet

Phaedra

The name Phaedra means “bright”.

This name of a tragic figure in Greek mythology, the daughter of King Minos, sister of Ariadne and wife of Theseus.

Phaenna

The name Phaenna means “shining”.

Light and ethereal, Phaenna is one of the Charities or Graces in some Greek myths. She was worshipped in Sparta, along with Cleta.

Phoebe

The name Phoebe means “brilliant”.

In classical mythology, Phoebe is the by-name of Artemis, goddess of the moon and of hunting.

Rhea

The name Rhea means “a flowing steam”.

In mythology, Rhea was the mother of Zeus, Poseidon, Hera, and Demeter.  She represents motherhood and fertility.

Tethys

The name Tethys means “grandmother”.

In Greek mythology, this was the name of a Titan associated with the sea. She was the wife of Oceanus.

Thalia

The name Thalia means “to flourish”.

Thalia was one of the Three Graces in Greek mythology, and also the Muse of comedy and pastoral poetry.

Thalia

The name Theia means “goddess”.

Theia is the Titan of sight and the shining light of the clear blue sky. She is the consort of Hyperion, and mother of Helios, Selene, and Eos.

*The spelling, meaning, and origin of the mentioned names were based on my own research. If you decide to choose one of the girl names, make sure to double-check for guarantee.* 

Let me know if one of these Greek Girl Names would be an actual option for you!

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Unique Greek Girl Names With Origin and Meaning
Unique Greek Girl Names With Origin and Meaning