Greek Mythology Dog Names

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Introduction

The ancient tales of Greek mythology are those full of fantastic beasts and even more fantastic gods and goddesses. Because there are so many characters involved in the storyline of Greek mythology, it is the perfect place to find a fabulous dog name; especially if you are someone who greatly enjoys the beauty and mystery that can be found within the stories of the Greek world. Many people may be familiar with the popular deities such as Zeus, Hades, and Poseidon, but there are a multitude of other amazing names that are not as well know simply waiting to be discovered!

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Greek Mythology Dog Name Considerations

In Greek mythology, there is pretty much a god or goddess for everything. From the sun to your fireplace, there is a deity assigned to either bless or curse it. Thanks to this variety, no matter what type of dog you have, if you would like to chose a Greek mythology name for him, you shouldn’t have a hard time coming up with something! 

For instance, let’s say you have a large, Mastiff puppy who seems like he would be the perfect fit for the god of the sky’s title, Zeus. However, you realize that he is more of a gentle and playful goofball, who doesn’t have a lick of seriousness in him. At this point, the name Dionysus may be the perfect fit! Dionysus is the god of of the grape harvest, wine, and theater. He is extremely happy during the harvest, but during the winter he is sluggish; therefore, his name seems like an excellent title for a silly, yet laid back puppy giant. 

As you can see, Greek mythology offers a lot of potential for many different personality types, and when it comes time to chose a name for your pup, you may be surprised to see which one fits the best!

Male Greek Mythology Dog Names

Votes Name Vote
8
Kratos
God of strength and power
7
Aether
God of light, the atmosphere, space, heaven, and the upper most air
6
Boreas
God of the cold north wind who brought the winter
6
Hephaestus
Married to Aphrodite and weapons master for the gods as well as the god of metalworking, stone masonry, forges, and sculpture
6
Notus
Greek god of the south wind
5
Dinlas
Son of Aphrodite and god of the ancient city Lamark
5
Cerus
Wild bull who was tamed and turned into the Taurus constellation
5
Atlas
The Titan of astronomy who was made to carry the world on his shoulders after the war of the Titans was lost
5
Cronus
Father of the Titans and god of agriculture
4
Attis
Minor god of all things grown upon the earth, such as vegetation, and rebirth
3
Hades
Zeus’ brother and lord of the Underworld
3
Chaos
The emptiness that created all things
3
Tartarus
A great pit in the deepest part of the Underworld and known as the god of the deep abyss
3
Morpheus
Has the special skill of taking any human form and appearing in dreams as he is god of dreams and sleep
2
Hermes
Messenger of the gods as well as god of trade, thieves, travelers, sports, athletes, and guide to the Underworld
2
Achelous
God of the Achelous River
1
Crios
Titan god of the constellations
1
Heracles
Demi-god and son of Zeus
1
Poseidon
Brother of Zeus and god of the sea
1
Alastor
The avenger of dark acts and god of all family feuds
1
Momus
God of writers, poets, satire, mockery, and censure
0
Dionysus
God of the grape harvest, wine, and theatre
0
Prometheus
The Titan of crafty counsel who molded mankind with his one hands from the clay
0
Triton
Son of Poseidon and Amphitrite who was the messenger of the sea
-1
Ares
God of war
-1
Castor
One of the twins who were transformed into the constellation Gemini
-1
Pan
A Satyr who was the god of nature, the wild, shepherd, flocks, goats, and mountains
-2
Zeus
God of the sky and king of all gods
-2
Caerus
Lesser god of luck and opportunity
-3
Apollo
God of music, poetry, art, oracles, archery, the sun, plague, medicine, light, and knowledge

Female Greek Mythology Dog Names

Votes Name Vote
7
Amphitrite
Wife of Poseidon and goddess of the sea
7
Antheia
Goddess of flowers, gardens, swamps, and marshes
7
Brizo
A prophet goddess who was the protector of mariners, sailors, and fishermen
6
Hera
Married to Zeus, queen of the gods and goddess of goodness, women, and marriage
6
Artemis
Virgin goddess of the moon, the hunt, and the sister of Apollo
6
Calliope
The muse of epic poetry also the wisest of the muses
5
Demeter
Goddess of fertility, the harvest, sacred law, and agriculture
5
Eos
Titaness and goddess of the dawn
4
Pheme
Goddess of fame and gossip
4
Nyx
Goddess of the night
3
Hemera
Daughter of Erebus and Nyx, goddess of the day and daylight
3
Hebe
Goddess of eternal youth
3
Bia
Sister of Nike as well as the goddess of force and raw energy
2
Persephone
The wife of Hades as well as the goddess of vegetation and spring
2
Cierce
Goddess of magic who would transform those who insulted her into beasts
1
Athena
Goddess of wisdom, war strategy, and art who was born from the forehead of Zeus
1
Tyche
Goddess of prosperity and fortune
1
Aphrodite
Goddess of love and beauty
1
Metis
The first spouse of Zeus and the Titaness of wisdom
0
Thalia
The muse of comedy and idyllic poetry
0
Styx
Goddess of the River Styx and the first to aid Zeus against the Titans
0
Rhea
Known as the mother of the gods and the Titans of nature
0
Peitho
Goddess of persuasion and seduction
0
Nike
Goddess of speed, strength, and bravery
0
Iris
Goddess of the rainbow, sea, and sky as well as a messenger of the gods
0
Hecate
Goddess of magic, crossroads, ghosts, and witchcraft
0
Harmonia
Greek goddess of harmony and concord
-1
Hestia
Goddess of the hearth and domestic life
-1
Até
Goddess of mischief, ruin, folly, and delusion
-2
Eris
Goddess of chaos, strife, and discord

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