Greek name and gender database

The Greek database contains 5.176 first names categorized by gender and 260.521 last names. This page shows the list with the most popular names in Greece and gives background information about the database.

Most countries in Europe are very well organised and have great open data initiatives. In Greece we received a name and gender dataset from the Greek government or we used an open dataset. We identified the last names by removing the first names from 21.724 public profiles that we found in Greek open data sources.

Popular Greek first names for men

First name Frequency*1 Percentage*1 Alternative countries*2
George 728 5.5% American British Canadian
Dimitris 561 4.2% British Bangladeshi American
Nikos 443 3.3% American British Bangladeshi
Kostas 373 2.8% British American Bangladeshi
Giorgos 236 1.8% Cypriot British American
Giannis 224 1.7% Bangladeshi Cypriot British
John 221 1.7% American British Canadian
Panos 216 1.6% British American Bangladeshi
Christos 210 1.6% Cypriot British American
Chris 179 1.3% American British Canadian
  • *1 The Frequency and Percentage are based on 21.724 Greek profiles from which 13.291 (61%) is male.
  • *2 Alternative countries are countries where this first name also exists. They are sorted on popularity.

Popular Greek first names for women

First name Frequency*1 Percentage*1 Alternative countries*2
Maria 474 5.6% American British Spanish
Katerina 213 2.5% Czech American British
Eleni 170 2.0% American British Cypriot
Αννα 144 1.7%
Ελενα 136 1.6%
Sofia 134 1.6% American Swedish Portuguese
Christina 104 1.2% American British German
Dimitra 99 1.2% British American German
Anastasia 85 1.0% Russian American British
Ioanna 80 0.9% British Cypriot American
  • *1 The Frequency and Percentage are based on 21.724 Greek profiles from which 8.433 (39%) is female.
  • *2 Alternative countries are countries where this first name also exists. They are sorted on popularity.

Popular Greek last names

Last name Frequency *1 Percentage *1 Alternative countries *2
Papadopoulos 143 0.7% American British Canadian
Pap 106 0.5% American British Canadian
Papadopoulou 87 0.4% American British Canadian
Georgiou 70 0.3% American British Canadian
Greece 60 0.3% American British Canadian
Pappas 56 0.3% American British Canadian
Papadakis 55 0.3% American British Canadian
Papageorgiou 49 0.2% American British Canadian
Papaioannou 46 0.2% American British Canadian
Oikonomou 46 0.2% American British Canadian
  • *1 The Frequency and Percentage are based on 21.724 Greek profiles having 260.521 unique lastnames.
  • *2 Alternative countries are countries where this first name also exists. They are sorted on popularity.
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