100+ Girl Names Inspired by Greek Mythology (Meaning)

Ancient Greek Mythology is not only vast but also filled with heroic tales and mystical characters with Zeus being the Supreme God of all. If you want your tiny little one to take the strength and greatness of such legends, then wait no longer and jump into the list that has been created for you to select.

Girl Names Inspired by Greek Mythology

Melete

One of the three original muses meaning practice or exercise 

Hecate

The female god related to the crossroads, tombs, and underworld meaning far off

Atlanta

A maiden who refused to marry men, meaning secure and immovable

Cilo

Greek muse of history, heir of Zeus and Mnemosyne, meaning proclaimer

Phoebe

Uranus and Gaia’s heir, meaning brilliant and shining

Acantha

The nymph whom Apollo loved, meaning thorn

Euphrosyne

Among the three Graces in Greek, meaning joyful

Jocasta

Oedipus’s wife and mother, meaning shining moon

Pistis

The personification of trust, meaning faith or trust

Europa

Princess of Phoenician abducted and taken by Zeus to Crete

Erato

Lyric poetry’s one of the nine muses, meaning mirth and gaiety and fun

Kallisto 

A nymph loved by Zeus, who was turned into a bear, meaning the beautiful one 

Andromeda

Ethiopia’ queen, the gorgeous heir of Cassiopeia, meaning ruler of men

Hera

Zeus’ wife, the goddess of marriage and the queen of heaven, meaning protectress

Nyx

Daughter of Khaos and goddess of night, meaning night

Atropos

Eldest among the three Moirai, meaning inflexible, goddess of fate and destiny

Rhea

A representative of motherhood and family, Zeus’s mother, meaning flowing

Dike

Belonging of Horai, goddess of justice, meaning justice

Hippolyta

Queen of the Amazon, heir of Ares, meaning releaser of horses

Tisiphone

Was from Furies, meaning avenge

Calliope

Besides, being a muse of epic poetry, Iliad and Odyssey’s inspiration, meaning beautiful voiced

Alcippe

In Greek mythology, the name of Ares’s daughter, meaning mighty

Terpsichore

Goddess of dance and dramatics, meaning to charm in dance

Larisa

The heir of Pelasgus, meaning the smile

Selene

Goddess of the moon, meaning moon

Evadne

The figure of Greek Mythology, who killed herself by throwing herself in her husband’s burning body

Briseis

Captured in Trojan War by Achilles, daughter of Bris

Cassandra

Queen of Troy, meaning  to whom men get entangled

 Iris

Besides, being a messenger to the gods, she was the goddess of sea and sky

Gaia

The creator of the Earth and the universe, meaning earth

Alcyone

Among the seven, heir of Atlas and Pleione, meaning kingfisher

Thalia

Who presided over comedy and pastoral poetry, meaning to blossom or flourish

Athena

Goddess of courage, law, and justice

Aphrodite

Mother of Eros, meaning born from the sea

Phaenna

The name means shining, was among the three graces

Daphne

Heir of the Greek river God, meaning laurel tree

Adrasteia

Goddess Nemesis was known by this name, meaning who will not run

Harmonia

Wife of Cadmus, heir of Aphrodite and Ares, meaning harmony

Melaina

Meaning light, daughter of Pelasgus, the Greek legend

Ianthe

Ocean nymph, meaning flower of violet color

Alala

War-cry god, before beginning the war the soldiers would take her name

Ariadne

Meaning most holy, Theseus escaped the labyrinth with help of her

Xanthe

Goddess of agriculture and harvest, meaning yellow or golden

Pandora

Meaning all gifts, the one released all the evils by opening a forbidden box

Aura

Titan of the breeze who was made into a  fountain, meaning soft breeze

Cassiopeia

 A Greek mother who became a constellation

Delia

Whose charm cannot be ignored, meaning born on the island of Delos

Echo

Whose love made her fade away leaving her voice behind, meaning reverberating sound

Nephele

Meaning cloud, a goddess created from clouds

Hero

Also belongs from English origin, meaning bravest one among the people

Demeter

Sister of Zeus and Persephone’s mother, meaning barley-mother

Cynthia

Sobriquet for Diana, meaning woman of Kynthos or goddess of the moon

Themis

It was believed that she always held scales and wears a blindfold, meaning nature’s law

Artemis

Ruler of wilderness, twin sister of Apollo, meaning butcher

Cybele

Mother of all the gods, the meaning of the hair

Olympia

The home for all Greek gods, meaning belonging to Mount Olympus

Eleni

Another form of Helen, meaning light

Dimitris

The fertility and harvest goddess

Bia

Goddess of energy and force in Greek mythology

Yolanda

The daughter of Orestes and Cyrene, meaning guest

Tana

Astral goddess of weavers, a festival of japan is named after her title, meaning goddess of star

Moira

One of the Greek legend, a variation of the Greek word Moirai meaning fate

Clytemnestra

The commander of Greek warriors in the Trojan war

Leda

Meaning lady, the queen of Sparta

Medea

Jason and the Argonauts of Greek were helped by her, meaning cunning 

Zeno 

Abbreviation of the name Zeus, meaning a host or a guest

Harmony

Derived from Harmonia, daughter of Zeus and Electra means a combination of Musical chords

Sibyl

Meaning seer, a known prophetess among the Greek legend 

Larissa

Heir of the mother of Pelasgus, meaning who is very cheerful

Chloe

the goddess Demeter was described by this name, meaning a place which is blooming and verdant

Electra

She who killed her love in order to take vengeance of father’s murder, meaning amber

 Hermione

The heir of Menelaus and Helen, derived from the name Hermes, meaning queen of the pillar

Circe

Odysseus’s crew changed into hogs by her but was changed back to men, meaning a bird

Pallas

Accidentally killed by her friend the goddess Athena, meaning youth 

Acacia

Derived from the word Acacia tree that represents immortality, meaning thorny or naïve

Berenice

Form the Greek word Pherenike, means victorious or bearer of victory

Alectrona

Heir of Helios and Rhode, known as the goddess of the morning, meaning incandescent or radiant

Danai

Derived from the name of Perseus’s mother Danae, meaning happy or joy

Efimia

A modern form of the word Euphemia, meaning having a good reputation

Zosime

Derived from the word Zosimos, meaning likely to survive or a survivor

Unice

A variation from of Eunice, meaning a victory that is good

Theone

Another variant of the name Theoni, meaning near god

Achelois

Minor goddess of the moon, meaning she who takes away the pain

Urania

A person who presides over the astronomy and astrology

Thetis

Heir of the ancient goddess of sea Nereus, meaning mother of Achilles

Muses

The arts goddess, meaning a person who presides over some art

Taygete

Among the seven Pleiades and a nymph of mountain

Peitho

The equivalent of Roman Sauda, the goddess of persuasion and seduction

Melpomene

Muse of tragedy, originally muse of singing, meaning celebration with dance and songs

Kotys

A goddess who celebrated wildly and lustful, meaning war or slaughter

Enyo

Both lover and companion of Ares, minor goddess of destruction

Eileithyia

The goddess of the pain of birth, which also describes the meaning of the name

Clotho

Youngest among the three fates and spins the thread of human life, meaning a fate

Doris

Mother of Nereids, the name represents the reward of the sea, meaning sea

Brizo

The protector of fisherman, sailors, and marines, meaning to sleep

Ate

Meaning the goddess of irrationality, also said to be the goddess of folly, mischief, and ruin

Apate

The idol of gardens, marshes, and flowers

Nike

A representative of success in the sports arena, meaning victory

Metis

The idol of prudence and wisdom, meaning skill or craft or wisdom

Leto

Materfamilias of the twin Olympians, meaning the forgotten or hidden one 

Hygieia

The idol of cleanliness and health, heir of Epione and Asclepius

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