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92 Dog Names Inspired By Greek Mythology

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If you are interested in Greek Mythology then this can be source of names for your dog and quite unusual ones.

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There have been several movies based on Greek Mythology including topics such as the Trojan War, Clash Of The Titans (a couple of these) , Hercules and Immortals. Also this can make its way into culture have you ever heard of the phrase ‘achilles heel' or a ‘trojan horse'.

Anyway on with the list. Again we have the name, whether it was male or female and some information about the name

Greek Mythology List

Name Male or female About
ACHILLES MALE the bravest, handsomest, and greatest warrior of the army of Agamemnon in the Trojan War. He was eventually killed by an arrow to his heel
ADONIS MALE the mortal lover of the goddess Aphrodite in Greek mythology
AESON MALE Aeson was the father of Jason in Greek mythology
AJAX MALE the name of a hero who fought for the Greeks in the Trojan War. Also the Dutch football team
ANDROMEDA FEMALE a princess rescued from sacrifice by the hero Perseus. Also a constellation in the northern sky.
AOIDE FEMALE one of the original three muses, the muse of song
APOLLO MALE Apollo was the son of Zeus and Leto and the twin of Artemis. He was the god of prophecy, medicine, music, art, law, beauty, and wisdom. Later he also became the god of the sun and light.
ARES MALE the god of war, a son of Zeus and Hera.
ARGUS MALE the man who built the Argo
ARTEMIS FEMALE the Greek goddess of the moon and hunting, the twin of Apollo and the daughter of Zeus and Leto
ATHENA FEMALE the Greek goddess of wisdom and warfare
ATLAS MALE He was a Titan punished by Zeus by being forced to support the heavens on his shoulders
BACCHUS MALE another name of the Greek god Dionysos
BRONTES MALE a Cyclops in Greek mythology. He was the son of Ouranos and Gaia and the brother of two other Cyclopes; Arges and Sterope. His other siblings included the Hecatoncheires and Titans. The Cyclopes
CALYPSO FEMALE a nymph in Greek mythology, who lived on the island of Ogygia, where, according to the Odyssey, she detained Odysseus for seven years.
CERBERUS MALE the name of the three-headed dog that guarded the entrance to Hades
CHARON MALE the ferryman of Hades who carries souls of the newly deceased across the rivers Styx and Acheron
CHLORIS FEMALE a nymph or goddess who was associated with spring, flowers and new growth,
DAPHNE FEMALE female nymph associated with fountains, wells, springs, streams, brooks and other bodies of freshwater.
DEIMOS MALE a son of Ares and Aphrodite, and the twin brother of Phobos
DEMETER FEMALE the goddess of the harvest and agriculture, presiding over grains and the fertility of the earth
DIKE FEMALE the goddess of justice and the spirit of moral order and fair judgement based on immemorial custom, in the sense of socially enforced norms and conventional rules
DIONE FEMALE possibly a Titan goddess, most probably a daughter of Oceanus and Tethys and hence an Oceanid, a water-nymph
DORIS FEMALE a sea nymph, one of the many children of Oceanus and Tethys
EIRENE FEMALE Ancient Greek form of IRENE. She is said to be the daughter of Zeus and Themis and sister of Dike and Eunomia
ELECTRA FEMALE one of the Oceanids who was the wife of Thaumas and mother of Iris and the Harpies. Also the daughter of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra. Also one of the Pleiades.
ELPIS FEMALE In Hesiod's Works and Days, Elpis was the last item in Pandora's box
EOS FEMALE the Greek goddess of the dawn
ERIS FEMALE the goddess of discord
EROS MALE the Greek god of love and sex. He is described as one of the children of Aphrodite and Ares
EUTERPE FEMALE one of the nine Muses, the muse of music and joy.
GAIA FEMALE the personification of the Earth.She is the mother of Uranus
HADES MALE is the god of the dead and the king of the underworld.] Hades was the eldest son of Cronus and Rhea. He has brothers, Zeus and Poseidon
HEBE FEMALE the daughter of Zeus and Hera. She was a goddess of youth.
HECUBA FEMALE a queen in Greek mythology, the wife of King Priam of Troy during the Trojan War
HELEN FEMALE She was the daughter of Zeus and Leda, whose kidnapping by Paris was the cause of the Trojan War.
HELIOS MALE is the god and personification of the Sun, often depicted in art with a radiant crown and driving a horse-drawn chariot through the sky
is the goddess of women, marriage, family, and childbirth in ancient Greek religion and myth, one of the Twelve Olympians and the sister-wife of Zeus. She is the daughter of the Titans Cronus and Rhea
HERMES MALE the god of boundaries. He was also viewed as the protector and patron of roads and travelers, as well as of merchants, messengers, sailors, athletes, herdsmen, and thieves.
HERMIONE FEMALE was the only child of Menelaus, king of Sparta, and his wife, Queen Helen. There is also a link to Harry Potter as well
HESTIA FEMALE she is the daughter and firstborn child of Kronos and Rhea. the goddess of domesticity, the family, the home, and the state
HIPPOLYTE FEMALE the daughter of Ares, and the queen of the Amazons
HYPERION MALE was one of the twelve Titan children of Gaia and Uranus who, led by Cronus, overthrew their father Uranus and were themselves later overthrown by the Olympians
IAPETOS MALE a Titan, the son of Uranus and Gaia and father of Atlas, Prometheus, Epimetheus, and Menoetius
IASON MALE a form of Jason
ICARUS MALE is the son of the master craftsman Daedalus, the creator of the Labyrinth. Icarus and his father attempt to escape from Crete by means of wings
JASON MALE an ancient Greek mythological hero and leader of the Argonauts, whose quest for the Golden Fleece featured in Greek literature.
KLEIO FEMALE the goddess of history and heroic poetry
KOIOS MALE one of the Titans, the giant sons and daughters of Uranus (Heaven) and Gaia (Earth)
KORE FEMALE alternate name for the Greek goddess Persephone
KORONIS MALE There are several characters in Greek mythology with this name or Coronis including one of the Hyades.
LAMIA FEMALE the name of a queen of Libya who was a mistress of Zeus
LEDA FEMALE the mother of Castor, Pollux, Helen and Clytemnestra by the god Zeus
LETO FEMALE the mother of Apollo and Artemis by Zeus
LINUS MALE son of Apollo and Psamathe, daughter of King Crotopus of Argos
LYCUS MALE the name of multiple people in Greek mythology including the son of Poseidon and Celaeno.
LYSSA FEMALE the spirit of mad rage, frenzy, and rabies in animals
MEDUSA FEMALE a Gorgon, generally described as a winged human female with living venomous snakes in place of hair. Those who gazed upon her face would turn to stone
MELETE FEMALE one of the original three muses, the muse of meditatio
MELIA FEMALE the name of several figures in Greek mythology, including a Bithynian nymph, mother of Amycus, king of the Bebryces, by Poseidon
MIDAS MALE King Midas is remembered in Greek mythology for his ability to turn everything he touched into gold.
MINOS MALE the first King of Crete, son of Zeus and Europa
MNEME FEMALE one of the original three muses, the muse of memory
MORPHEUS MALE a god associated with sleep and dreams. Also a character in the MAtrix movies.
NEILOS MALE Nilus was one of 3,000 river gods children of Oceanus and Tethys.
NEMESIS FEMALE is the goddess who enacts retribution against those who succumb to hubris (arrogance before the gods)
NESTOR MALE Nestor was an Argonaut, helped fight the centaurs. He became the King of Pylos after Heracles killed Neleus and all of Nestor's siblings
NIKE FEMALE a Greek goddess who personifies victory and now the famous brand
NYX FEMALE the Greek goddess (or personification) of the night.
OKEANOS MALE the divine personification of the ocean which the ancient Greeks perceived as an enormous river encircling the world.
ORION MALE a giant huntsman whom Zeus placed among the stars as the constellation of Orion.
OURANIA FEMALE the muse of astronomy.
PANDORA FEMALE the first human woman created by Hephaestus on the instructions of Zeus. Pandora opened a jar releasing all the evils of humanity
PARIS MALE the Trojan prince who kidnapped Helen and began the Trojan War
PEGASUS MALE a mythical winged divine horse, and one of the most recognized creatures in Greek mythology
PERSEPHONE FEMALE Goddess of the underworld, springtime, flowers and vegetation
the greatest Greek hero and slayer of monsters before the days of Heracles. He beheaded the Gorgon Medusa for Polydectes and saved Andromeda from the sea monster Cetus. He was the son of Zeus.
PHOBOS MALE the God of fear in Greek mythology. He is the offspring of Aphrodite and Ares
PLUTO MALE an alternate name of Hades, the god of the underworld. Also the name of a dwarf planet and a disney character who is a dog, so that's handy.
PONTUS MALE a Greek god of the sea. He was the son of Gaia.
POSEIDON MALE one of the Twelve Olympians in ancient Greek religion and myth, god of the sea, storms, earthquakes and horses
PRIAM MALE the king of Troy during the Trojan War
PROTEUS MALE an early sea-god or god of rivers and oceanic bodies of water
RHEA FEMALE a Titan, the wife of Cronus, and the mother of Zeus, Poseidon, Hades, Hera, Demeter and Hestia
SELENE FEMALE a Greek goddess of the moon, a Titan
TETHYS FEMALE a Titan associated with the sea who was also the wife of Oceanus.
THALIA FEMALE one of the nine Muses, presiding over comedy and pastoral poetry
THEIA FEMALE a Titan goddess of light, glittering and glory. She was the wife of Hyperion and the mother of the sun god Helios, the moon goddess Selene, and the dawn goddess Eos.
THEMIS FEMALE a Titan who presided over custom and natural law
TYCHE FEMALE the Greek goddess of fortune, luck and fate
ZEPHYROS MALE the Greek god of the west wind
ZEUS MALE the highest of the gods. Zeus ruled over the earth and humankind from Mount Olympus

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