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For gorgeous baby names, get thee to the Greek

Sarah Walker Caron is an award winning journalist, freelance writer and editor. She lives a happy life in Maine with her two children, where they love to hike, visit the beaches and have lots of silly fun. Check out her food blog at Sara...

Greek baby names for boys and girls your yia-yia will approve of

On the hunt for a baby name that stands out from the rest? It might be time to consider something Greek. Grecian names are beautiful, unique and roll off the tongue in a way that other names just can't hold a candle to.

More: This printable guide is about to solve all your baby-naming squabbles

If you are looking to honor your family's ancestry — or maybe you just love the country's culture and gorgeous landscapes — there are literally dozens of ancient-turned-modern Grecian baby names for you to choose from.

Greek baby boy names

Next Up: Greek baby girl names and meanings

Originally published April 2011. Updated January 2017.

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