22 Greek Dog Names that Elaborate on Your Dog’s Personality

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Did you know that Greek dog names can be used to describe your dog's personality?

There are Greek dog names for dogs that are smart, obedient, and even Greek dog names for those who are lazy!

Here, we've compiled 10 of our favorite Greek dog names with descriptions on what they mean.

Bonus points if your dog is actually a Grecian breed, or is originally from Greece!



Top Greek dog names


If you're a Greek mythology buff, then the names below will be pretty great for your dog.


Top Greek male dog names (At least, according to us)


Achilles

  • A warrior from the tales of Homer, Achilles symbolizes a warrior - the perfect Greek name for a working, active service dog.

Adonis

  • A Greek dog name that describes a particularly handsome male. It's the Greek equivalent of "Handsome" or "Cute."

Ajax

  • A mythological hero and a mighty conqueror. The perfect Greek mythology dog name for a mighty dog!

Alexander

  • Named after Alexander the great, the legendary conqueror. Make sure your dog doesn't conquer the entire couch and leave you on the floor...

Apollo

  • Mostly known as the God of music and dance, so too can your dog. Mostly, Huskies, who love to sing the song of their people.

Hermes

  • Named after the Greek messenger God, here's to naming a super fast running dog as Hermes!

Hero

  • Probably pretty self explanatory. All dogs are heroes - so is yours!

Homer

  • D-oh! No wait, not that Homer. Homer was an author and great poet, just like your talkative Beagle when demanding he didn't poop the floor.

Kratos

Kronos

  • The titan of time. Kronos (or Cronus) controls all time, just like your dog when you have cheese on your plate and you need to make a quick trip to the kitchen.

Morpheus

  • Blue pill, or red pill? Morpheus is the Greek God of dreams, and guaranteed to give you the best dreams with your own Morpheus sleeping beside you.

Thanos

  • I am Evitable. Literally, Thanks means 'immortal' in Greek. Here's to hoping that your dog will live far beyond it's years too, they leave us too quickly.

Titan

  • If your Grecian breed is a Great Dane, English Mastiff or St Bernard, this would be an appropriate Greek dog name for them. Big and mighty, just like your dogs.

Zeus

  • The Greek God of lightning and thunder, among.. Other things. Who knows, if you name your dog Zeus, he might no longer fear thunderstorms!


Top Greek female dog names (according to us at least)


Agnes

  • Agnes means Pure in Greek. Which is what all dogs are, and the perfect Greek girl dog name!

Artemis

  • The Greek Goddess of the hunt. A wonderful name to give a hunting dog, and an even greater cuddler at home!

Athena

  • The Greek Goddess of war and wisdom. The perfect companion and counterpart to any active service personnel!

Gaia

  • The titan of Earth. For the dog that loves rolling around in the mud, and sharing said mud with your face.

Hera

  • The Greek Goddess of Marriage. Let's face it, your dog is basically married to you, till death do you part. Plus, Hera is a super cool name for a dog!

Iris

  • The Greek Goddess of rainbows. Having a dog named Iris guarantees you'll always see rainbows and beautiful things with her!

Pandora

  • Remember Pandora's box? Except if your dog is named Pandora, the only thing she will release is all her love on you.

Persephone

  • The Goddess of vegetation. Great for short dogs who love bouncing in the tall grass.


Other great Greek male dog names to consider:

  • George
  • Leon
  • Castor
  • Socrates
  • Icarus
  • Ajax
  • Plato
  • Nico
  • Jerome
  • Sebastian
  • Evander
  • Janus
  • Perseus
  • Angus
  • Kenji


Other great Greek female dog names for your consideration:

  • Achelois
  • Alectrona
  • Aphrodite
  • Astraea
  • Até
  • Atropos
  • Bia
  • Calliope
  • Clio
  • Clotho
  • Daphne
  • Doris
  • Eris
  • Hecate
  • Hestia
  • Khione
  • Libra
  • Lilah
  • Lyra
  • Muse
  • Nemesis
  • Rhea
  • Styx
  • Tessa
  • Thalia
  • Zoe


Conclusion


Names often reflect the character and personality of people. The same can usually be said for a dog in general as well.


When choosing a name for your pup, Greek dog names are a great option to consider!

They often reflect the strength, power and character of the Olympian gods. Or their silliness too.




about the author

Frank Harrigan

Frank loves tacos and dogs - the good, bad and ugly sides of dog ownership.


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