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Introduction

Greece, the paradise nation located in the middle of the Mediterranean has always keep people dreaming of their wonderful islands, beaches, landscapes, and history. The Greek islands are one of the top destinations in the world, and probably visiting Santorini and Mykonos is on many a bucket list. The wonderful people of Greece are known for their rich history and their incredible mythology, and world-changing philosophers are still influencing society. If any of this sounds attractive and interesting to you, then you won't have trouble finding a name for your dog in a Greek inspired theme!  

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Greek Dog Name Considerations

Greek mythology tells us about incredibly powerful men and women: strong, tall, attractive people with magnificent powers who would rule the world and keep it functioning. Greek people have stood out since early time, and they are also known for their impressive philosophers that transformed the world. Not only they are known for their strength and looks, but also for their high intelligence. Additionally, this nation is known world-wide as a beautiful vacation destination, thanks to its awe-inspiring landscapes, its stunning islands, its relaxed atmosphere, and beautiful beaches.

When we think about what dogs would be a great fit for a Greek name, we can think of strong, burly dogs with a dignified appearance: the Afghan Hound with its incredible looks, the Borzoi with its refined features, the Neapolitan Mastiff with its strong, imposing presence, or the Irish Setter with its sleek delicate appearance. Also, super smart dogs like the Border Collie, Poodle, German Shepherd, or Akita would carry a Greek philosopher name well. On the other hand, since Greece is also known for its beaches and party ambience, a fun dog like a Corgi or a Beagle would match this country’s vibe and suit a Greek name. 

Male Greek Dog Names

Votes Name Vote
6
Orthrus
Two-headed dog, Cerberus' brother
6
Paros
A Greek island best known for its traditional villages and its beaches
6
Troy
The high walled city now known as Anatolia in modern Turkey
6
Zephyrus
The god of the west wind
5
Aristotle
An ancient Greek philosopher and scientist
5
Eros
Greek god of love and attraction
5
Zeus
The king of Olympian gods, god of sky and thunder
3
Achilles
Hero of the Trojan War
3
Cronus
Zeus' father
3
Mykonos
One of the most popular Greek Islands, known for its party atmosphere
3
Rhodes
The largest island of Greece's Dodecanese
3
Sirius
The god of the Dog-Star
3
Titan
The elder gods who predated the Olympians
1
Aeolus
God of the wind
1
Milos
A volcanic Greek island
0
Argos
Odysseus' faithful dog
0
Cerberus
The three-headed dog that guards the entrance to the underworld
0
Chiron
The civilized centaur, half man half horse
0
Chronos
God of time
0
Hector
Hero of the Trojan War
0
Plato
A philosopher in Classical Greece and the founder of the Academy in Athens
-1
Apollo
God of music, truth, prophecy, poetry
-1
Hypnos
Greek idol of sleep
-1
Pan
God of shepherds and flocks, part man and part goat
-2
Aries
Greek idol of war
-3
Hades
King of the underworld
-3
Hermes
Son of Zeus, Hermes was the messenger of the gods
-3
Orion
A giant huntsman placed amongst the stars as the constellation
-3
Poseidon
God of the sea and Zeus' brother
-3
Socrates
A classical Greek philosopher, one of the founders of Western philosophy

Female Greek Dog Names

Votes Name Vote
6
Cephalonia
An island in the Ionian Sea, marked by sandy coves rugged landscapes
6
Nike
The winged goddess of victory
5
Artemis
Virgin goddess of the hunt and the mistress of animals
5
Corinth
An ancient south-central Greek city
5
Melissani
Melissani Cave is a cave located on Kefalonia
5
Selene
Titan goddess of the moon
4
Callisto
It means 'most beautiful'; he was one of Artemis' hunting companions
4
Europa
The first queen of Crete
4
Hydra
One of the Saronic Islands of Greece
3
Aegina
A Saronic Island, it's named after Aegina the mother of hero Aeacus
3
Athena
The goddess of mental agility, intelligence, art, literature
3
Helen
Helen of Troy, daughter of Zeus and Leda; extremely beautiful
3
Icaria
Greek island in the Aegean Sea
3
Laelaps
Zeus' female hunting dog, known for always catching her prey
3
Nereid
Sea nymph, a female spirit of sea water
3
Paxi
The smallest island group within the Ionian islands
3
Penelope
Odysseus' wife
2
Ithaca
Greek island located in the Ionian Sea
2
Pallas
Daughter of Triton, raised with Athena
1
Andromeda
The beautiful daughter of Ethiopian king Cepheus and his wife Cassiopeia
1
Cassiopeia
The queen of Aethiopia, King Cepheus' wife
1
Naiad
A type of nymph that directed fountains, springs, brooks, and other freshwater bodies
1
Pandora
The first woman on earth, the gods created her from clay
0
Cassandra
The second most beautiful woman in the world, after Helen of Troy
0
Leto
A Titan goddess, Zeus' lover
0
Nyx
Greek goddess of the night
-1
Atalanta
Daughter of Iacus, Atalanta was a huntress unwilling to marry
-1
Hecuba
Wife of Priam, the King of Troy
-3
Delphi
The Oracle of Delphi was the line of female priestesses who delivered prophecies inspired by Apollo
-3
Symi
Greek island known for its beaches, its annual music festival, and its colorful houses

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