100+ Boy names inspired by Greek Mythology (Meaning)

Ancient Greek Mythology is not only vast and rich but also filled with tales of heroics and mystical creatures, with Zeus being the supreme leader of the Greek gods. If you want your tiny one to take to the greatness of such legends, look no further, as we have got a list of the best Greek mythology names, curated especially for you.

Boy names inspired by Greek Mythology

Ares

War-God, Hera and Zeus’s son

Eros

Meaning ‘desire’, the God of ‘physical love’, winged

Achilles

Meaning ‘one with thin lips, a remarkable Greek war hero popularized the term Achilles Heel

Helios

A Titan God, known for towing the Sun every day

Angelino

Meaning messenger or messenger of God

Orion

A famous Greek hunter, the brightest Constellation

Cepheus

The king of Ethiopia, spouse of Cassiopeia

Dardanos

Founder of Dardania, a city in Asia Minor, son of Zeus and Electra

Patroclus

Meaning glory of the father, a hero of the Trojan War 

Triton

An aquatic messenger, son of Neptune, father on Ariel in Disney

Leander

Meaning ‘lion-man’, a famous Greek swimmer

Perseus

Son of Zeus, a legendary hero, meaning ’destroy’, defeated Medusa

Diomedes

Meaning a combination of ‘Zeus’ and ‘think’, a hero of the Trojan War

Aristaeus

The God of cattle and harvesting, son of Apollo

Homer

A renowned poet, author of Odyssey

Euclid

Meaning good glory

Linus

Meaning flax, his father was the God Apollo

Morpheus

Dream and Sleep God

Cronus

Leader of the first Titans, born to Gaea and Uranus

Philander

Meaning with love for people, a Greek legend of love stories

Troy

A city in Asia Minor, present-day Italy, the venue of the famous Trojan War

Bacchus

A version of the name Dionysus

Dionysius

The God of wine and wineries, potency, drama, and rituals

Icarus

One who flies close to the Sun

Oceanus

The Titan who ruled the Oceans

Chrysses

Meaning golden, father of Chryseis, a lady captured in the Trojan War by Agamemnon.

Dennis

Meaning wild and carefree, a follower of Dionysis, the God of Wine

Zeus

The supreme God in Mount Olympus, the God of thunder and destiny

Pollux

One half of Dioscuri, along with Castor, was the immortal one

Atlas

A Titan who had the responsibility to hold the heavens for the rest of eternity

Paris

The instigator of The Trojan War seduced the famous Helen of Troy 

Eryx

Son of Poseidon and Aphrodite, king of Sicily, beaten by Hercules

Xanthos

Meaning yellow

Jason

Meaning to heal, lead the Argonauts on their quest for the search of Golden Fleece

Orpheus

A great poet and musician

Thanatos

Translates to death, God of deaths but nonviolent

Annas

Meaning compassion of God

Alec

Meaning mankind’s defender or naturally helpful

Hermes

He was the messenger of God

Deo

Meaning Godlike

Damon

Legend says he always has been willing to sacrifice himself for a friend

Hector

A famous hero of the Trojan War, meaning holding fast

Daedalus

An inventor from Athens, designer of the Labyrinth and was banished to Crete by Zeus.

Calix

Meaning handsome

Abraxas

A word of magical charm, engraved on jewelry or chanted

Castor

A star in the constellation Gemini, meaning the pious one 

Hades 

Brother to Poseidon and Zeus and the ruler of the dead

Erebos

Meaning sunset or evening

Nereus

Father to all the sea nymphs

Zephyr

Meaning ‘west wind’ and is in fact the God of West Wind

Herodotos

Meaning a hero, a Greek war hero

Euphranor

Meaning delightful

Herakles

More popular by the Roman name Hercules, one of the greatest heroes on Mount Olympus 

Odysses

Meaning wrathful, a famous hero in Homer’s work

Troilus

Prince of Troy, born to King Priam and Queen Hecuba

Apollo

Born to Zeus and Leto and brother to Artemis, the God of music and medicine among many things.

Myles

Meaning mill, the king of Laconia

Demetrius

A version of Demeter, the God of Harvest, meaning lover of the Earth

Georgios

Meaning noble or respectable

Olimpio

Meaning from Mount Olympus, a place where all the Greek Gods lived

Adonis

Meaning ‘lord’, used to describe male beauty

Endymion

From the Ellis region, the son of Zeus

Pan

Meaning flock or shepherd, and he was rightly the god of flocks

Cadmus

Meaning ‘he who excels’, famous for being a serpent slayer, son of King Agenor

Ariston

Meaning ‘the best.’

Azarios

Meaning God’s help

Pyramus

The lead of a love story resembling Romeo and Juliet, with Thisbe

Evander

Son of Carmen and God Hermes

Theseus

Renowned for taking down the Minotaur

Parthenios

A river God always dressed in a toga

Proteus

Meaning first, the Sea God

Evangelos

Meaning good tidings

Aegeus

Meaning protector, father of the monster slayer, Theses

Okeanos

A Titan who was the embodiment of a water

Charon

Meaning ‘fierce brightness, driver of the ferry that transported the dead to Hades

Eundros

Meaning a good man

Midas

 A famous king who turned to gold, anything that he touched

Malanthios

Meaning black flower

Neilos

Meaning Nile, the Nile God

Dareios

Meaning wealthy

Aeolus

The wind God, son of Helen and Orders

Iacchus

Meaning ‘to shout’, a name of God Dionysus

Neoptolemus

Meaning new war, son to Achilles

Simon

Meaning flat-nosed, a demigod and inhabitant of Rhodes

Erasmos

Meaning to love

Aeson

Father of Jason, who secured the Golden Fleece

Christophe

Meaning bearer of the Christ

Cerberus

A guard dog with three heads positioned at the entrance of Hades

Brontes

Meaning thunders or thunderous, a part of the three Cyclopes

Kreios

Meaning ram or sheep, a Titan

Lykos

Meaning wolf

Argus

Meaning shining, the builder of the ship Argo who had a hundred eyes

Cicero

Means historian refers to the display of education

Cerphalus

Meaning red, devoted to his wife 

Glaucus

Meaning bluish-gray, The Greek God of Seas

Lycus

The great ruler of Thebes

Amphion

Renowned for his musical skills, the son of Zeus

Mentor

Means mind or strength was left on guard of his place by Odysseus

Hyperion

A Titan, ruler of sun and light, father to Helios and Eos 

Adrian

Meaning a wealthy person

Leonidas

Meaning son of a lion, leader of a Spartan Army 

Pegasos

Meaning born at the source of the ocean or spring, son of Poseidon and Medusa

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