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  1. SERAFEIM (Σεραφείμ): Greek form of Hebrew Saraph, meaning "burning one" or "serpent."
  2. SERGIOS (Σέργιος): Greek form of Latin Sergius, possibly meaning "sergeant."
  3. SETH (1-Σεθ, 2-Σήθ): Compare with other forms of Seth.
    1. Greek form of Egyptian Set, possibly meaning "one who dazzles." In mythology, this is the name of an ancient evil god of Chaos, storms, and the desert, who slew Osiris
    2. Greek form of Hebrew Sheth ("buttocks"), meaning "appointed." In the bible, this is the name of the third son of Adam and Eve.
  4. SETHI (Σήθι): Greek form of Egyptian Seti, meaning "of Seth." 
  5. SETHOS (Σήθος): Greek form of Egyptian Sutekh, possibly meaning "one who dazzles." In mythology, this is the name of an ancient evil god of Chaos, storms, and the desert, who slew Osiris
  6. SILAS (Σίλας): Contracted form of Greek Silouanos, meaning "from the forest." In the bible, this is the name of a companion of Saint Paul
  7. SILENOS (Σιληνός): Variant spelling of Greek Seilenos, meaning "moving to-and-fro in the wine trough." In mythology, this was the name of one of the Ipotanes/Sileni, a race of beings having the ears, tail, and legs of a horse. They were followers of the wine god Dionysos and were said to have been ugly drunkards. Silenus was the oldest and wisest of the Ipotanes, possessing the knowledge and power of prophecy.
  8. SILOUANOS (Σιλουανός): Greek name meaning "from the forest." In the bible, this is the name of a companion of Saint Paul
  9. SIMON: Greek byname derived from the word simós, meaning "flat- or snub-nosed." In use by the Russians. Compare with another form of Simon.
  10. SIMŌN (Σίμων): Greek form of Hebrew Shimown, meaning "hearkening." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a sorcerer and a brother of Jesus
  11. SIMONIDES (Σιμωνίδης): Greek name composed of the elements simós "flat- or snub-nosed" and eidos "kind, type, hence "snub-nosed type."
  12. SOKRATES (Σωκράτης): Greek name composed of the elements sos "safe, sound, whole" and kratos "power," hence "whole power."
  13. SOL: Short form of Greek Solomōn, meaning "peaceable." Compare with another form of Sol.
  14. SOLOMŌN (Σολομών): Greek form of Hebrew Shelomoh, meaning "peaceable." In the bible, this is the name of the tenth son of David who became the third king of Israel.
  15. SOLON (Σόλων): Greek name meaning "wisdom."
  16. SOPHOKLES (Σοφοκλής): Greek name composed of the elements sophos "clever, skilled" and kleos "glory," hence "skilled-glory."
  17. SOPHOS (Σοφός): Greek name meaning "clever, skilled."
  18. SOPHRONIOS (Σωφρόνιος): Greek name derived from the element sophron, meaning "self-controlled."
  19. SOSIGENES (Σωσιγένης): Greek name composed of the elements sos "safe, sound" and genes "born," hence "born safe/sound."
  20. SOSTRATOS (Σώστρατος): Greek name composed of the elements sos "safe, sound" and stratos "army," hence "safe army."
  21. SOTIRIOS (Σωτήριος): Variant form of Greek Sotiris, meaning "salvation."
  22. SOTIRIS (Σωτήρης): Greek name meaning "salvation."
  23. SPARTAKOS (Σπάρτακος): Greek name meaning "from Sparta." This is the name of a Greek slave who lead an uprising against the Roman Republic.
  24. SPIRIDION (Σπυρίδιον): Greek name derived as a diminutive form of Latin spiritus, meaning "little spirit." In use by the Croatians.
  25. SPIRO (Σπύρο): Variant spelling of Greek Spyro, meaning "spirit."
  26. SPIROS (Σπύρος): Variant spelling of Greek Spyros, meaning "spirit."
  27. SPYRIDON (Σπυριδων): Greek name derived from Latin spiritus, meaning "spirit."
  28. SPYRO (Σπύρο): Short form of Greek Spyridon, meaning "spirit."
  29. SPYROS (Σπύρος): Pet form of Greek Spyridon, meaning "spirit."
  30. STAMATIOS (Σταμάτιος): Greek name derived from the word stamato, meaning "stop."
  31. STAMATIS (Σταμάτις): Variant spelling of Greek Stamatios, meaning "stop."
  32. STATHIS: Short form of Greek Eustathios, meaning "good stability."
  33. STAVROS (Σταύρος): Greek name meaning "crucifixion cross."
  34. STEFANOS (Στέφανος): Variant spelling of Greek Stephanos, meaning "crown."
  35. STELIOS (Στυλιανός): Contracted form of Greek Stylianos, meaning "pillar."
  36. STEPHANOS (Στέφανος): Greek name derived from the word stephanos, meaning "crown." In the bible, this is the name of one of the seven deacons of the church at Jerusalem who was stoned to death by the Jews. 
  37. STRATON (Στράτων): Greek name meaning "army."
  38. STYLIANOS (Στυλιανός): Greek name derived from the word stylos, meaning "pillar."
  39. SYMEON: (Συμεών): Variant form of Greek Simōn, from Hebrew Shimon, meaning "hearkening." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the second son of Jacob and Leah
  40. TAKIS (Τάκης): Short form of Greek Panagiotakis, meaning "all-holy."
  41. TARAS (Greek: Τάρας, Cyrillic: Тарас): Greek myth name of a son of Poseid�n by the nymph Satyrion, of uncertain origin, possibly from the Indo-European root *ter-, meaning "to cross, to transgress," hence "mutineer, rebel." In use by the Russians and Ukrainians.
  42. TARASIOS (Ταράσιος): Greek name meaning "of Taras," a city founded by Spartan exiles who named it after Taras, son of Poseid�n; though some say Taras himself founded the city. The Romans called the place Tarentum; today it is called Taranto. 
  43. TELAMON (Τελαμών): Greek myth name of the father of Ajax, possibly meaning "support."
  44. TELAMONIAN: Variant spelling of Greek Telamonion, meaning "son of Telamon."
  45. TELAMONION: (Τελαμώνιον): Greek name meaning "son of Telamon." In mythology, this is a name belonging to the Greek hero Ajax.
  46. TELESPHOROS (Τελεσφόρος): Greek name meaning "bearing fruit." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Asklepios.
  47. TERENTIOS (Τερέντιος): Greek form of Latin Terentius, possibly meaning "rub, turn, twist."
  48. TERIS (Τέρις): Pet form of Greek Eleftherios, meaning "the liberator."
  49. THADDAIOS (Θαδδαῖος): Greek name possibly derived from Aramaic Thaddai, meaning "courageous, large-hearted." In the bible, this is the surname of the apostle Jude who was also called Lebbaios
  50. THALES (Θαλής): Greek name meaning "blossom."
  51. THAN: Short form of Greek Thanatos, meaning "death."
  52. THANATOS (θάνατος): Greek myth name of a god of death, meaning "death."
  53. THANOS (Θάνος): Pet form of Greek Athanasios, meaning "immortal."
  54. THEMISTOKLES (Θεμιστοκλῆς): Greek name composed of the elements themistos "of custom/law" and kleos "glory," hence "glorious law."
  55. THEODOROS (Θεόδωρος): Greek name composed of the elements theos "god" and doron "gift," hence "gift of God."
  56. THEODOSIOS (Θεοδόσιος): Greek name composed of the elements theos "god" and dosis "giving," hence "god-giving."
  57. THEODOTOS (Θεόδοτος): Greek name composed of the elements theos "god" and dotos "given," hence "god-given."
  58. THEODOULOS (Θεόδουλος): Greek name composed of the elements theos "god" and doulos "slave," hence "God-slave."
  59. THEOKRITOS (Θεόκριτος): Greek name composed of the elements theos "god" and krites "critic, judge," hence "God-judge."
  60. THEOKLÉS (Θεοκλής): Greek name composed of the elements theos "god" and kleos "glory," hence "glory of God." In mythology, this is the name of a Lacedaemonian who made the Hesperides.
  61. THEOPHANES (Θεοφάνης): Ancient Greek name composed of the elements theos "god" and phanes "appearing," hence "manifestation of God."
  62. THEOPHILOS (Θεόφιλος): Greek name composed of the elements theos "god" and philos "friend," hence "friend of God." In the bible, this is the name of the man to whom Luke addressed his gospel in the New Testament. 
  63. THEOPHYLAKTOS (Θεοφύλακτος): Ancient Greek name composed of the elements theos "god" and phylasso "to guard," hence "God-guard."
  64. THERAPON (Θεράπων): Ancient Greek name meaning "servant; worshiper."
  65. THERISTÍS (Θεριστής): Greek name meaning "mowing month," referring to the month of June.
  66. THERON (Θήρων): Greek name meaning "hunter."
  67. THESEUS (Θησεύς): Greek name, possibly composed of Thes- from the PIE base *dhe- "to put, to do," and the agent-forming suffix -eus, hence "doer," i.e. "man of action." In mythology, this is the name of a hero who slew the Minotaur. 
  68. THŌMAS (Θωμᾶς): Greek form of Aramaic Tau'ma, meaning "twin." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of one of the twelve apostles. He is referred to as "Thomas, called Didymos," his surname.
  69. THOTH (Θωθ): Greek form of Egyptian Djehuty, meaning "he who balances." In mythology, this is the name of a god of the moon, magic and science.
  70. THOUKUDÍDÊS: (Θουκυδίδης): Greek name composed of the elements theou "of god" and kydos "glory," hence "glory of God."
  71. THOUKYDIDES: Variant spelling of Greek Thoukudídês, meaning "glory of God."
  72. TIMAIOS (Τίμαιος): Greek name meaning "honor."
  73. TIMO (Τίμω): Short form of Greek Timon, meaning "honor." Compare with another form of Timo.
  74. TIMON (Τίμων): Greek name derived from the word time, meaning "honor."
  75. TIMOTHEOS (Τιμόθεος): Greek name composed of the elements timao "to honor" and theos "god," hence "to honor God." In the bible, this is the name of a companion of Paul. He was martyred at Ephesus.
  76. TITAN (Τῑτάν): According to Diodoros, the Titans were named after their mother Titaia, meaning "fire; to burn." Hesiod derives the name from titaino, "straining." In Greek mythology, this is the name of a sun god, the brother of Helios, and the name of a race of giants. It is also the name of the largest moon of the planet Saturn.
  77. TITANOS (Τιτάνος): Greek name meaning "of the Titans."
  78. TITOS (Τίτος): A derivative of Greek Titan, meaning "fire; to burn" or "straining." In the bible, this is the name of a companion of Paul
  79. TOBIAS (Τώβιας): Greek form of Hebrew Tobiah, meaning "God is good."
  80. TOBIT (Τωβίτ): Greek form of Hebrew Tobih, meaning "good" or "my God." Compare with another form of Tobit.
  81. TRITON (Τρίτων): Greek name derived from the word tritos, meaning "of the third." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Poseid�n, a sea god and messenger of the deep.
  82. TRITONOS (Τρίτωνος): Variant form of Greek Triton, meaning "of the third."
  83. TRYPHON (Τρύφων): Greek name derived from the word tryphe, meaning "delicate, soft."
  84. TYCHON (Τύχων): Greek name meaning "hitting the mark."
  85. USIRIS: Variant spelling of Greek Osiris, the Greek form of Egyptian Asar, possibly meaning "something that has been made; a product."
  86. VANGELIS: Modern short form of Greek Evangelos, meaning "good angel" or "good messenger."
  87. VASILIOS (Βασίλης): Greek name meaning meaning "king."
  88. VASILIS (Βασίλης): Contracted form of Greek Vasilios, meaning "king."
  89. VLASIOS (Βλάσιος): Variant spelling of Greek Blasios, meaning "talks with a lisp."
  90. VLASIS (Βλάσις): Variant form of Greek Vlasios, meaning "talks with a lisp." 
  91. VLASSIS: Variant spelling of Greek Vlasis, meaning "talks with a lisp." 
  92. XAN: Short form of Greek Alexandros, meaning "defender of mankind." Compare with another form of Xan.
  93. XANTHIPPOS (Ξάνθιππος): Greek name composed of the elements xanthos "yellow" and hippos "horse," hence "yellow horse."
  94. XANTHOS (Ξάνθος): Greek name meaning "yellow" or "blonde." In mythology, this is the name of one of two immortal horses (the other named Balios) belonging to Achilles. They were the offspring of the harpy Podarge and the west wind Zephyros.
  95. XENOCRATES (Ξενοκράτης): Greek name composed of the elements xenos "foreign, strange," and kratos "power," hence "foreign power."
  96. XENON (Ξένων): Greek name derived from the word xenos, meaning "foreigner; stranger." 
  97. XENOPHON (Ξενοφών): Greek name composed of the elements xenos "foreign, strange" and phone "voice," hence "foreign voice."
  98. XERXES (Ξέρξης): Greek form of Persian Xsayarsa, meaning "great warrior" or "lion-king." In the bible, this is the name of a king of Persia. His Hebrew name is Achashverosh
  99. YANNI (Γάννη): Variant spelling of Greek Yianni,  meaning "God is gracious." Compare with another form of Yanni.
  100. YANNIS (Γάννης): Contracted form of Greek Yiannis, meaning "God is gracious." 
  101. YIANNI (Γιάννη): Short form of Greek Yiannis, meaning "God is gracious." 
  102. YIANNIS (Γιάννης): Greek form of Latin Johannes, meaning "God is gracious." 
  103. YIORGOS (Γιώργος): Modern form of Greek Georgios, meaning "earth-worker, farmer." 
  104. YORGOS (Γώργος): Contracted form of Greek Yiorgos, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
  105. ZACHARIAS (Ζαχαρίας): Greek form of Hebrew Zekaryah, meaning "whom Jehovah remembered." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of the father of John the Baptist.
  106. ZAKCHAIOS (Ζακχαῖος): Greek form of Hebrew Zakkay, meaning "clean, innocent." In the bible, this is the name of a tax collector. 
  107. ZAKHARIAS (Ζαχαρίας): Variant spelling of Greek Zacharias, meaning "whom Jehovah remembered." 
  108. ZAKKHAIOS (Ζακχαῖος): Variant spelling of Greek Zakchaios, meaning "clean, innocent." 
  109. ZARA (Ζαρά): Greek name meaning "a rising (of light)." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of the son of Judah. Compare with feminine Zara.
  110. ZEBEDAIOS (Ζεβεδαῖος): Greek form of Hebrew Zabdiy ("the gift of Jehovah), but meaning "my gift." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a fisherman of Galilee. 
  111. ZENOBIOS (Ζηνόβιος): Masculine form of Greek Zenobia, meaning "life of Zeus." 
  112. ZENON (Ζήνων): Ancient Greek name, possibly meaning "of Zeus."
  113. ZEPHYR (Ζέφυρ): Short form of Greek Zephyros, meaning "west wind." In mythology, this is the name of a god of the west wind.
  114. ZEPHYROS (Ζέφυρος): Greek name meaning "west wind." In mythology, this is the name of a god of the west wind.
  115. ZEUS (Ζεύς): Greek name derived from the first element of the Indo-European compound Dyeus Phter ("god-father"), hence "God." In mythology, this is the name of the highest of the Greek Olympian gods.
  116. ZOPYROS (Ζώπυρος): Greek name meaning "glowing."
  117. ZŌROÁSTRĒS: Greek form of Persian Zartosht (Avestan Zarathustra) ("he whose camels are angry"), but composed of astra "stars" and zoros "undiluted," hence "pure as the stars."
  118. ZOROBABEL (Ζοροβάβελ): Greek form of Hebrew Zerubbabel, meaning "born at Babylon" or "scattered to Babylon." In the bible, this is the name of the leader of the first of the returning exiles.
  119. ZOSIMOS (Ζώσιμος): Greek name derived from the word zosimos, meaning "likely to survive; survivor."
  120. ZOTIKOS (Ζωτικός): Greek name derived from the word zotikos, meaning "full of life."

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