Men's Greek names are an important part of cultural heritage
Men's Greek names, no doubt, arethe most important component not only of the history of Greece, but of the entire Hellenic civilization. Thus, they become an important part of the country's cultural heritage. Most modern names have a truly Greek origin. At the same time, several categories are distinguished, according to which a certain classification can be made.
The first group can safely be attributed all the names,formed from the names of gods and goddesses of the Greek pantheon. A large number of parents are eager to give the child such a naming that would make him successful and famous. And what could be more famous than the ancient deity? However, such male Greek names can do some harm, since a beautiful and interesting sound does not mean a happy life. When choosing such a name, one should pay great attention to its interpretation, as well as the deeds that were committed by this deity.
The second category boldly refers to Greek namesMale, who are rooted in the origins of Christianity. In general, it should be noted that the Orthodox calendar had a huge impact on many different cultures. However, the children of Ellina not only borrowed adverbs from there, but also formed many derivatives, which are known not less than the original variants.
The third category is quite largea place in the history of the formation and development of names. This includes male Greek names that have been borrowed from other languages and cultures and have been adapted over time to local traditions of pronunciation of words. Such transformed adverbs arose as a result of confusion with Persian, Arabic, Spanish and many other nationalities.
Currently, the Greek modern men's names are quite popular, so parents who want to call the baby in this way will have many options to choose from.
Traditionally, when a child is named, parents shouldpay attention not only to the pronunciation of the name, but also to its interpretation, as well as the source of its origin. Therefore, it is recommended to choose names that signify various positive character traits that can give confidence to the child. A good example may be the Greek Greek names Agamemnon ("very decisive"), Adrastus ("brave"), Alexandros ("defender of humanity"), Ieros ("shining") and many others. In this case, it is believed that the boy will grow up brave, strong and courageous man.
Like the peoples of many other countries, the Greeks believed,that the name is a kind of amulet from the evil deeds of people. Therefore, it was chosen not only as an admonitory message, but also as a security post. Thus, parents gave the child verbal protection. Of course, modern moms and dads are less prone to such beliefs. At the present time, names are widely known:
- Azarias - "God's help."
- Alexandros is "the defender of mankind".
- Anatolayos - "sunrise".
- Democritus is a "judge of people."
- Dimitris - "loving the earth."
- Jesus is "salvation."
- Konstantinos is "stable".
- Leonidas is the "son of a lion".
- Nikolaos is the "victory of people".
- Pavlos is "little".
- Filippos is a "horse lover" and many others.