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Greek Names Lose Ground in Australia

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...

End of Double Name Transliterations in IDs and Passports

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...

Ancient Greece's 5,160 Original Names

Have you ever wondered how many different names there are in use today all over the world? We may not have the answer, but know for sure that there were 5,160 original names in ancient Greece. At least, this...

What Does Your Greek Name Mean?

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...