Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Achilles

“The thin-lipped,” from the Greek a (without) and chelyne (lip).

Greek

Adonis

Lord

Greek

Ajax

“The birdman,” from the Greek aia.

Greek

Alexander

Defender of man

Greek

Alexandros

Man's defender, warrior

Greek

Apollo

Destroyer

Greek

Ares

Greek

Argos

Vigilant guardian

Greek

Atlas

Enduring

Greek

Cadmus

From the east

Greek

Castor

Beaver

Greek

Cepheus

Father of Andromeda

Greek

Cronus

Greek

Damon

One who tames, subdues

Greek

Dionysius

Greek

Endymion

Greek

Eros

Greek

Eryx

Boxer

Greek

Evander

Good man

Greek

Griffin

Strong in faith

Welsh

Hades

Sightless

Greek

Hector

Steadfast

Greek

Helios
Heracles

Glory of Hera

Greek

Hermes

Messenger

Greek

Homer

Security, pledge; hostage

Greek

Hyacinth
Hyacinthus

Hyacinth

French

Iason
Icarus

Greek

Janus

Gateway

Latin

Jason

To heal

Greek

Leander

Lion man

Greek

Leandros

Lion man

Greek

Linus

Flax

Greek

Minos

Greek

Morpheus
Myles

Soldier

Latin

Nereus

Greek

Nestor

Traveler

Greek

Odysseus

Angry man

Greek

Olimpio

From Mount Olympus

Greek

Orion

Boundary

Greek

Orpheus

Greek

Pan
Paris

Greek

Parthenios

Maiden-like

Greek

Perseus

Greek

Phineas

Oracle

Hebrew

Pluto

Rich

Greek

Pollux

Crown

Greek

Pontus
Poseidon

Greek

Priam

“The chief,” from the Greek prin, first.

Greek

Simon

He has heard

Hebrew

Theseus

Greek

Troy

Foot soldier

Irish

Tychon

Accurate

Greek

Xanthos

Golden-haired

Greek

Zephyr

West wind

Greek

Zeus

Living

Greek

Greek mythology names for boys have lasted through millennia with their handsome styling. Tied to stories of strength and life lessons, these monikers have plenty of power to fall back on.

You likely recognize many Greek mythology names for boys, like Zeus, the king of gods according to legend. He’s a mighty pick, but we think the right little guy could pull him off with ease. You probably recognize Apollo, too. He was the god of archery and music among other things, and he fits in great with modern boy names. He has the popular vowel ending of O, and he sounds powerful, holding his own beside other strong boy names. Others you might know are Atlas, Adonis, and Achilles.

A few of today’s chart staples are Greek mythology boy names, including Jason. Meaning “to heal,” he’s an incredible pick that also has biblical ties. Alexander also comes from Greek mythology, and we’re wild about this timeless treasure. Not only is he strong, but he has endless nickname potential, including Alex, Lex, and Xander. Simon and Myles are a little lower on the charts, but they’re just as rooted in Greek mythology.

As you venture deeper into Greek mythology names for boys, you’ll find many rare picks waiting for rediscovery. Xanthos is one we see endless potential for, as this exciting guy reminds us of Xavier with an extra oomph. Evander is equally rare, but he has a soft sound that’s perfect for a gentle soul. Similarly, his rhyming friend Leander has relaxing vibes. If you’re looking for something extra rare, check out Helios. He has endless energy—fitting for a baby boy—and he’s the god of the sun, containing hidden summer vibes. There’s also Ajax, an uncommon pick who has the styling of Jax without all the popularity.

Browse Greek mythology names for boys and see what picks might fit your baby boy.