Giorgos and Maria, after the dragon-slaying saint and the mother of Christ, are the most popular names in Greece, representing 8.8 and 8.3 percent, respectively, of the countrys male and female populations, data released on Tuesday by ELSTAT showed.
What is the most popular female name in Greece?
Maria.Eleni.Katerina.Vasiliki.Sophia.Angeliki (Angela)Georgia.Dimitra.More items •Oct 20, 2016
What is the most used name in Greece?
According to the data, the most common names are Giorgos and Maria, representing 8.8 and 8.3 percent, respectively, of the countrys male and female populations. The second most popular name in the country for men and boys is Ioannis or Yiannis at 6.5 percent, while among women and girls it is Eleni (5.2 percent).
What is a Greek name for a girl?
Below are some common Greek girl names, that are inspired by Greek mythology, heroes, gods, and the rituals of the ancient Greeks.Alexandra. One of the popular Greek baby girl names, which means the defender and helper of humankind. Alexa. Althaia. Anastasia. Angelina. Aphrodite. Aretha. Ariadne.More items •Apr 4, 2020
What is the #1 female name?
Top 5 Names in Each of the Last 100 YearsFemalesYearRank 1Rank 52018EmmaSophia2017EmmaSophia2016EmmaIsabella41 more rows
Who is the most famous Greek god?
Zeus Zeus – King of the Gods It is not surprising that Zeus, father and king of the Olympian gods, should be one of the most important deities for the Greeks. Zeus was an ancient god who had the most far-reaching sphere of influence. The name Zeus derives from the Indo-European word for day and sky.
What are some common Greek last names?
Most Common Last Names In GreeceRankSurnameIncidence1Papadopoulos59,0442Papadopoulou37,8043Papageorgiou23,7134Oikonomou21,370119 more rows
Who is the baddest Greek god?
These are the top ten most powerful gods of Greek mythology.Hermes God of Trade. Artemis Goddess of the Moon. Hera Goddess of Childbirth and Marriage. Chronos God of Time. Ares God of War. Poseidon God of the Sea. Zeus God of Thunder. Hades God of Death. Hades oversees all of the dead souls who pass on from their mortal life.More items •25 Mar 2020