Name day is a uniquely Greek feast as people celebrate the feast of an Orthodox Christian saint, holy person or martyr they are named after
Although you may know a fair bit about Greek naming customs today, there are name traditions which go all the way back to Ancient Greece.
The Greek population in Australia may be booming after many Greeks relocated Down Under due to the recent recession, but Greek names for newborn babies are in decline. According to data released by the Victorian registry of births, deaths and...
The interior and administrative reconstruction ministry decided to abolish the double writing of Greek names or surnames in Latin characters in identity cards and passports and to impose a single transliteration to avoid confusion. The decision follows the opinion of...
An interesting analysis of Greek names based on semantics, etymology, numerology and mythology. Alexandros, Alexandra: Etymologically, it means fighting the enemies. Alexander the Great was the commander that spread Hellenism throughout the ancient world. Alexandra was an ancient goddess. Alexandros...