Greek Submitted Surnames

Greek names are used in the country of Greece and other Greek-speaking communities throughout the world. See also about Greek names.
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ADAMOSGreek
Means "son of Adam".
AETÓSGreek
"Eagle" - in Greek, spelled αετός.
ALEXOPOULOSGreek
From the personal name Alexios + the patronymic ending -poulos.
ANDINOGreek
This surname was originally derived from the Greek Andreas, a name meaning manly. It was the name of the first of Jesus Christ's disciples, which is known in various local forms throughout Christendom... [more]
ANDREOUGreek
Derived from the given name Andreas.
ANGELOPOULOSGreek
From the personal name Angelos or a shortened form of the personal name Evangelos + the patronymic ending -poulos.
ANGELOSGreek
Reduced form of any of various Greek surnames derived from the forename Angelos (from #angelos ‘messenger’, ‘angel’), as for example Angelopoulos.
ANTURYGreek, Hebrew
Haifa, Israel.... [more]
ARITIGreek
Friendly, Approachable, Generous
ARTINOGreek
Habitational name for someone from the city of Arta in Epirus.
ATHANASOPOULOSGreek
Means "son of Athanasios" in Greek.
BALASKAGreek, Jewish, Polish
Feminine form of Balaskas (Greek) or Balaski (Jewish), it is used by Greeks and Slavic Jews.
BALASKASGreek
Masculine form of Balaska.
BREGIANNISGreek
Its my surname
CALIMERISGreek
It can be Kalimeris as well and it means good morning.
CHARALAMBOUSGreek (Cypriot)
Cypriot surname derived from the Greek given name Charalampos.
CHLOROSGreek
Meaning "green" in Greek
CHRISTODOULOPOULOSGreek
Means "descendant of Christ's servant" in Greek.
CHRISTOFOROUGreek (Cypriot)
Cypriot surname derived from the Greek given name Christophoros.
CHRISTOYANNOPOULOSGreek
Means "descendant of JOHN and CHRIST" in Greek. A notable bearer of this surname is Alexandre Christoyannopoulos.
CHRONISGreek
From a short form of Greek Polychronis. The word χρόνος (chrónos) itself means "time" in Greek.
CHRYSSOMALLISGreek (Rare)
A known bearer is Yiannis Chryssomallis (1954-; also known as Yanni), a Greek-American musician.
DAMANTIOUGreek
Means "son of Adamantios, inspired by the name Adam and prefix -antiou.
DANIELIDESGreek
Non-modern variant transcription of Daniilidis.
DANIELOPOULOSGreek
Means "son of Daniel".
DANIILGreek
From a given name Daniil.
DIAKOSGreek
Meaning Deacon. Notable bearer of this name is Athanasios Diakos (1786–1821), a Greek military commander during the Greek War of Independence and a national hero.
DIAMANDISGreek
"Diamonds" in Greek. One notable bearer of the surname is Marina Lambrini Diamandis, A Welsh/Greek Songwriter and Singer who preforms under the stage name of "Marina and the Diamonds"
DIAMANTOPOULOSGreek
Means "son of DIAMANTO" in Greek.
DIMITRIADISGreek
Means "son of Dimitris" in Greek.
DIMITROPOULOSGreek
From the given name Dimitrios (see Demetrius).
DOUGENISGreek
Possibly from the elements doulos (δουλος)- "slave, servant" and genes (γενης)- "born".
DOUKASGreek
From medieval Greek doukas "duke", "lord", from Latin dux. This was the name of a family of imperial rank in medieval Byzantium.
DRAKOSGreek
From the Greek name Δρακων (Drakon) which means "dragon, serpent"
DUKAKISGreek
Dukakis means "son of the duke or little duke".
ECONOMOSGreek
Occupational name for a steward, someone who managed a property, particularly church-owned land, from ancient Greek oikos meaning "household" + nomos meaning "law", "rule".
ETHEGreek
"plural form of ethos"... [more]
FILOSlovak, Greek
Filo is a Slovak pet form of the personal name FILIP.... [more]
FRANGOPOULOSGreek
Means "descendant of a Frank" in Greek.
GALANISGreek
Means 'someone with blue, pale eyes', derived from the Greek "galanos", meaning 'azure', 'milky' or 'blue'.
GANASGreek
Occupational name for a coppersmith, from gana "coating", "verdigris". Possibly also a variant of Ganis.
GATAKIGreek (?)
Meaning "kitten" in Greek.
GAVRIELGreek
Variant transcription of Gavriil.
GAVRIILGreek
From the given name Gavriil.
GEORGOPOULOSGreek
Patronymic form of GEORGIOS.
GERMANEnglish, Norman, German, Jewish, Greek
From Old French germain meaning "German". This sometimes denoted an actual immigrant from Germany, but was also used to refer to a person who had trade or other connections with German-speaking lands... [more]
HANTZIGreek
Variant of Hatzis.
HATZIGreek
A Greek rendering of حاج‎ (ḥājj), denoting one who has successfully completed a pilgrimage. In a Christian context, the title designates a person who has visited Jerusalem and the Holy Land and was baptised in the Jordan River... [more]
HATZIDAKISGreek
Diminutive of Hatzis.
HATZISGreek
Hatzis is the modern form of the Greek khatzis 'a pilgrim to Jerusalem' (either Christian or Muslim), considered a high social distinction. The Greek term is Semitic in origin and is cognate with Arabic hajj 'pilgrimage (to Mecca).'
ILIOPOULOSGreek
Means "son of Ilias" in Greek.
IRAKLIDISGreek (Rare)
Means "son of Herakles", it is also a modern form of the first name Herakleides.
KALOGEROPOULOSGreek
Means "son of the monk" in Greek, derived from Greek καλόγερος (kalógeros) "monk, friar".
KARAGIANNISGreek
Means “black John” from the Greek prefix καρα- (kara-) meaning “black” (of Turkish origin) and the name Giannis.
KATOPODISGreek
It cames only from the greek island lefkada, its by the word meaning is "Downfoot" nut actually it means The guy who run away
KAZANGreek
Reduced form of Kazandis which is an occupational surname for a maker of cauldrons or someone who uses a cauldron for the distillation of ouzo or raki. It is derived from Turkish kazanci meaning "cauldron worker", "furnace worker"; from kazan meaning "cauldron" and -ci which is a patronymic derivative.
KIKIDISGreek
(Greek background) not very common surname and comes from Greece
KOLOKOTRONISGreek
Notable bearer of this name is ... [more]
KONSTANTINIDISGreek
Means "son of Konstantinos" in Greek.
KONSTANTINOPOLITESGreek
Given to someone from Constantinople.
KONSTANTINOUGreek
Derived from the given name Konstantinos.
KOSTASGreek
From the given name Kostas.
KOSTOPOULOSGreek
Means "son of Kostas".
KOURIGreek
Variant of Kouris.
KOURISGreek
Topographic surname for someone who lived in a forest, ultimately from Turkish koru meaning "small forest, grove".
KYRIAKOUGreek (Cypriot)
Kyriakou (Greek: Κυριάκου), sometimes transliterated as Kiriakou or Kyriacou, is a Greek Cypriot surname.
LASKARISGreek
From ancient and medieval Greek laskaris, a kind of soldier, from Persian laeshkaer "army". This is the same word as Urdu lascar "sailor" and Arabic el-askari "the army", "the troops".
LEOSGreek
From the personal name Leos, pet form of Leon.
LEVIDISGreek
Means "son of LEVI" in Greek.
LOUGANISGreek
Variant of LOUKANIS. A famous bearer is American former olympic diver Greg Louganis (1960-).
LOUISEnglish, French, Greek (Rare), Dutch
From the given name Louis. In Greece, it is known for Spyridon Louis.
LOUKANISGreek
Means "sausage" in Greek, nickname for a butcher or sausage maker.
LYKAIOSGreek (Rare)
Derived from the Greek word "Lykos" meaning wolf.
MAKRIYANNISGreek
Notable bearer of this name is General Yannis Makriyannis (1797-1864), was a Greek merchant, military officer, politician and author.
MANDRAPILIASGreek
This surname is found in Sparta, Greece.... [more]
MANIKASGreek
Occupational name for a maker of handles (e.g. of knives), from medieval Greek manikion "sleeve", "handle", from Latin manicae "sleeve, manacle".
MARKOPOULOSGreek
Means "son of Markos" in Greek.
MARTINOSGreek
Derived from the given name Martinos which is Martin in English.
MASALISGreek (Cypriot)
Cypriot surname, often used in rural parts of Cyprus. Died out in Greece, there are no more living people with it anymore.
MATSOUKAGreek (Cypriot)
Means "Bat" from Latin maxuca.
MATTHIASGerman, Dutch, English, Welsh, Greek
German and Dutch: from the personal name Matthias (see Matthew).... [more]
MATTHIOUGreek
Means "son of Matthias".
MELASGreek
Possibly from the names of several characters in Greek mythology, including a son of Poseidon who the Nile River was originally named after.
MICHAILGreek
A common last name in Greece. Probably from the Archangel Michael who appeared to the Virgin Mary with a lily.
MICHALIDISGreek
Means "Son of Michael".
MICHALOPOULOSGreek
Means "son of Michail" in Greek.
MICHELETOSGreek
Derived from the given name Michail.
MIKOSPolish, Hungarian, Greek
From a derivative of a personal name equivalent to Nicholas: Polish Mikolaj, Slovenian Miklavž, or Hungarian Miklós.... [more]
MORALISGreek
Meaning unknown, possibly a Greek form of the Spanish surname Morales.
MORELLSGreek
One meaning/explanation of the surname Morells is it's an Americanization of the Greek name surname Mariolis.
NEPHUSGreek
A Gods son who will become God
NIKOLAOUGreek
Means "son of Nikolaos".
NOMIKOSGreek
A Greek surname which means "relating to law" (see first name Nomiki).
ONASISGreek
From Turkish oynas which means "Lover".
OTHONOSGreek (Cypriot)
Comes from Όθων meaning "Otto" in Greek.
PANAGOSGreek
From a short form of the personal name Panagiotis ‘All Holy’ (an epithet of the Virgin Mary).
PANTAZISGreek
Derived from the Greek words panta, "always", and zise, "live". Means "always live" or "live forever".
PAPACHRISTODOULOPOULOSGreek
Means "descendant of the priest and servant of Christ" in Greek.
PAPADIAMANTOPOULOSGreek
Means "descendant of the diamond priest" in Greek. A notable bearer of this surname is Ioannis Papadiamantopoulos, a Greek revolutionary leader.
PAPAGEORGIOUGreek
Means "George the priest" from Greek παπάς (papás) "priest" and the given name Georgios.
PAPAMICHAELGreek, English (Rare)
Means "Son of priest Michael".
PAPATONISGreek
Means a bad mother f*cker.
PAPAZOGLOUGreek
Means "son of the priest", from the Greek παπάς (papás) meaning "priest" combined with the Turkish oğlu or oğul meaning "son, descendant".
PAPPASGreek
When many Greek immigrants came to the U.S. at Ellis Island or wherever else they came to, they shortened their names. Pappas means priest. People with this name are descendants of priests. (In the Greek Orthodox church, one can become a priest if married... [more]
PAVLIDESGreek
Means "Son of Pavlos".
PAVLOPOULOSGreek
Means "son of Pavlos" in Greek.
PERSOPOULOSGreek
Means "descendant of a Persian" in Greek.
PETRAKISGreek
Patronymic form of the Greek given name Petros (see Peter).
PETROPOULOSGreek
Means "son of Petros" in Greek.
PISTARIOGreek, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Pistario is a surname, mainly used in the Greek, Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese languages.
REMISGreek, Dutch, German, Asturian
Greek from a medieval Greek personal name, Remis, a vernacular form of the personal name Remigius (see French Remy). ... [more]
ROSIGreek, Italian
Greek: Metronymic from the female personal name Rosa, or alternatively a variant of Rosso.... [more]
ROUSOPOULOSGreek
Meaning "of Russian descent".
SAMARASGreek
means "saddler", "saddle-maker".
SAVASGreek
From the personal name Sav(v)as, New Testament Greek Sabbas, a derivative of Sabbaton "Sabbath", "Saturday".
SCALAItalian, Greek
Habitational or topographic name from any of various places named with scala, "ladder", "steps", "wharf".
SELINOFOTOGreek
A surname which means "Moonlight" in Greek.
SERVOPOULOSGreek
Means "descendant of a Serb" in Greek.
SIDERISGreek
Greek reduced and altered form of the personal name Isidoros (see Isadore), altered by folk etymology as if derived from sidero ‘iron’ (classical Greek sideron), and hence regarded as an omen name: ‘may the child grow up to be as strong as iron’.
STEFANOPOULOSGreek
Means "son of Stefan".
TAPTIKLISGreek
Greek name.... [more]
THANOSGreek
From a short form of the personal name Athanasios, literally "immortal". This was the name of several saints venerated in the Greek Orthodox Church, the most important of them being Athanasios the Great (293–373), theologian and patriarch of Alexandria in Egypt.
THEODOROPOULOSGreek
Means "son of Theodoros" in Greek.
TSAOUSSISGreek (Anglicized, Modern, Rare)
From the Greek meaning "peacock"
VASILAKISGreek
Patronymic meaning "son of Vasilis".
VOULGAROPOULOSGreek
Means "descendant of a Bulgarian" in Greek.
XIPHIASGreek
Meaning Swordsfish
YIANNOPOULOSGreek
Means son of Yianni, a famous bearer of this name is Milo Yiannopolous (1983-).
ZAFEIRIOUGreek
Means "son of Zafeiris".
ZIKACzech, Greek
From a short form of the personal name Zikmund, the Czech form of Siegmund.... [more]
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