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.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Vasilias Βασιλιάς Greek
From Greek meaning "king".
Vassilakis Βασιλάκης Greek
Variant of Vasilakis.
Vatatzis Greek
This surname is a diminutive form of the word βάτος, "bramble, briar", perhaps signifying a harsh character. Another possible origin is βατάκι, "ray fish".
Vatistas Greek
From the Latin Batista which means "baptist", originally deriving from Greek βάπτω (bapto) meaning "to dip".
Vavis Βάβης Greek
Veloulis Βελούλης Greek
Venieris Greek
The Greek version of the Venetian surname Venier attested in Kythera, where the Venier family ruled on behalf of the Republic of Venice. Originally is thought that the surname derives from Venus.
Venizelos Βενιζέλος Greek
From the baptismal name Benizelos, which is already in existence since the 16th century in Athens. Uncertain etymology, most likely to be of Italian origin, (Bene + angelo, the good angel, ie Evangelos)... [more]
Vergitsis Greek
From the Greek word for rod (verga).
Versis Βερσής Greek
Vlachodimos Βλαχοδήμος Greek
Occupational name for a person who builds walls.
Vosnakis Greek
From the Greek word "Vosnia" which means Bosnia
Voulgaris Βούλγαρης Greek
From Greek Βούλγαρος (Voulgaros) meaning "Bulgarian, person from Bulgaria".
Voulgaropoulos Βουλγαρόπουλος Greek
Means "descendant of a Bulgarian" in Greek.
Vourakis Βουράκης Greek
Vouros Βούρος Greek
Vourtzis Greek
From the Arabic word burdj, "tower".
Vouvali Βουβάλη Greek
From Greek βούβαλις (vouvalis) meaning "antelope" or βούβαλος (vouvalos) "buffalo".
Vrettos Βρεττός Greek
Xenakis Ξενάκης Greek
Xenopoulos Ξενόπουλος Greek
Xiphias Ξιφίας Greek
Meaning Swordsfish
Xydas Ξυδάς Greek
Yfantis Greek
Means tailor in Greek.
Yiannopoulos Greek
Means son of Yianni, a famous bearer of this name is Milo Yiannopolous (1983-).
Ypsilantis Υψηλάντης Greek
Zachariou Ζαχαρίου Greek (Cypriot)
Means "son of Zacharias".
Zachos Greek
A shortened version of Zacharias.
Zafeiriou Ζαφειρίου Greek
Means "son of Zafeiris".
Zanos Ζανος Greek
Zapheiropoulos Greek
Meaning descendant of Zapheiris, the name Zapheiris is translated to sapphire.
Zavos Greek
Used for someone who has a weird character or is considered stupid, found as a surname in Greek, probably derives from the word ζαβολιά (zavolia)which means cheating.
Zechouritis Ζεχουρίτης Greek
Zervas Ζέρβας Greek
Meaning unknown. The surname is borne by American rapper, singer and composer Arizona Zervas.
Zervos Ζερβός Greek
Nickname for a left-handed person from Greek ζερβός (zervos) meaning "left, left-handed".
Zika Czech, Greek
From a short form of the personal name Zikmund, the Czech form of Siegmund.... [more]
Zographos Greek
Means painter in Greek.
Zoumis Ζούμης Greek