Βαλεντίνα (Valentina) – Βύρων (Byron)

Βαλεντίνα, Valentina: Robust and healthy. From Latin valens,  strong, stout, vigorous, powerful.

Βαλεντίνη, Valentine: Robust and healthy. From Latin valens,  strong, stout, vigorous, powerful.

Βαλεντίνος, Valentinos, Valentino: Robust and healthy. From Latin valens,  strong, stout, vigorous, powerful.

Βαλεντίων, Valention: Robust and healthy. From Latin valens,  strong, stout, vigorous, powerful.

Βαλέρι, Valerie: A worthy person. From  Latin valerebe strong,  be of value.

Βαλεριάνα, Valeriana: A worthy person. From  Latin valerebe strong,  be of value.

Βαλεριανός, Velerianos, Valerian: A worthy person. From  Latin valerebe strong,  be of value.

Βαλέριος, Valerios, Valerio: A worthy person. From  Latin valerebe strong,  be of value.

Βάλια, Valia: A worthy person. From  Latin valerebe strong,  be of value; also, a nickname for several names such as Παρασκευή (Paraskeue).

Βαλίνα, Valina: Robust and healthy. From Latin valens,  strong, stout, vigorous, powerful; Robust and healthy.

Βάλιος, Valios: Robust and healthy. From Latin valens,  strong, stout, vigorous, powerful.

Βαρθολομαίος, Vartholomaios, Bartholomew: Greek form of the Aramaic name meaning “son of Talmai.” 

Βαρνάβας, Varnavas, Barnabas: Possibly from the Aramaic בּר נביא, “son of the prophet.”

Βελισάρης, Velisares, Belisarius: Pertaining to war. From Latin bellicus, war-like.

Βελισάριος, Velisarios, Belisarius: Pertaining to war. From Latin bellicus, war-like.

Βενεδίκτη, Venedikte, Benedicte: Praised, blessèd. From Latin benedico, to speak well of any one, to bless.

Βενεδικτίνα, Venediktina, Benedictina: Praised, blessèd. From Latin benedico, to speak well of any one, to bless.

Βενεδικτίνη, Venediktine, Benedictine: Praised, blessèd. From Latin benedico, to speak well of any one, to bless.

Βενέδικτος, Venediktios, Benedict: Praised, blessèd. From Latin benedico, to speak well of any one, to bless.

Βενετία, Venetia: Venetian. From Latin Venetia < οὐένετοί, an ancient ethnicity of Illyrian origin.

Βενέτης, Venetes: Venetian. From Latin Venetia < οὐένετοί, an ancient ethnicity of Illyrian origin.

Βενέτιος, Venetios: Venetian. From Latin Venetia < οὐένετοί, an ancient ethnicity of Illyrian origin.

Βενέτος, Venetos: Venetian. From Latin Venetia < οὐένετοί, an ancient ethnicity of Illyrian origin.

Βενετσιάνος, Venetsianos, Venetiano: Venetian. From Latin Venetia < οὐένετοί, an ancient ethnicity of Illyrian origin.

Βενιαμίν, Veniamin, Benjamin: From the Hebrew בִּנְיָמִין, “son of the right hand”.

Βενιζέλος, Venizelos: Of a well-intended zeal. From Latin bene (benevolent, well-intentioned) and zelus (zeal).

Βένος, Venos: Venetian. From Latin Venetia < οὐένετοί, an ancient ethnicity of Illyrian origin.

Βέρα,Vera: True, honest. From Latin verus, true, real, actual, genuine.

Βερνάρδος, Vernardos, Bernard: Stout like a bear. From the Germanic element bern (bear) combined with hard (stout, brave).

Βερίνα, Verina: True, honest. From Latin verus, true, real, actual, genuine.

Βερίνη, Verine: True, honest. From Latin verus, true, real, actual, genuine.

Βερούλα, Veroula: True, honest. From Latin verus, true, real, actual, genuine.

Βερούλη, Veroule: True, honest. From Latin verus, true, real, actual, genuine.

Βέτα, Veta: Diminutive of  Ἐλισάβετ (Elizabeth), from the Hebrew name אֱלִישֶׁבַע (Elisheva)  meaning “my God is an oath”.

Βέτη, Vete: Diminutive of  Ἐλισάβετ (Elizabeth), from the Hebrew name אֱלִישֶׁבַע (Elisheva)  meaning “my God is an oath”.

Βέττη, Vette: Diminutive of  Ἐλισάβετ (Elizabeth), from the Hebrew name אֱלִישֶׁבַע (Elisheva)  meaning “my God is an oath”.

Βηθεσδά, Vithesda, Bethesda: From the Hebrew Bethzatha, meaning “house of grace.”

Βηθλεέμ, Vithleem, Bethlehem: From the Hebrew Bethzatha, meaning “house of grace.”

Βήλη, Vele: Diminutive of Βιλελμίνη (Wilhelmina). From the Germanic Willahelm, which includes the elements wil  (will) and helm  (protection).

Βιβή, Vivi, Vive:  Animated, alive. From the Latin vivus, alive. Otherwise, the nickname of several names, including Παρασκευή (Paraskeue).

Βίβιαν, Vivian: Animated, alive. From the Latin vivus, alive. Otherwise, the nickname of several names, including Παρασκευή (Paraskeue).

Βιβιάνα, Viviana: Animated, alive. From the Latin vivus, alive. Otherwise, the nickname of several names, including Παρασκευή (Paraskeue).

Βιβιανή, Viviane: Animated, alive. From the Latin vivus, alive. Otherwise, the nickname of several names, including Παρασκευή (Paraskeue).

Βιβιανός, Vivianos: Animated, alive. From the Latin vivus, alive.

Βίβος, Vivos: Animated, alive. From the Latin vivus, alive. Otherwise, the nickname of several names, including Παρασκευή (Paraskeue).

Βικέντης, Vikentes, Vincent: Victorious. From the Latin vinco, to conquer, overcome, get the better of, defeat, subdue, vanquish, be victorious,

Βικεντία, Vikentia,Vincentia: Victorious. From the Latin vinco, to conquer, overcome, get the better of, defeat, subdue, vanquish, be victorious,

Βικέντιος, Vikentios, Vincent: Victorious. From the Latin vinco, to conquer, overcome, get the better of, defeat, subdue, vanquish, be victorious,

Βίκτορας, Viktoras, Victor: Conqueror, victor. From the Latin victor.

Βίκτωρ, Viktor, Victor: Conqueror, victor. From the Latin victor.

Βικτωρία, Viktroria:, Victoria: Conqueror, victor. From the Latin victor.

Βικτωρία, Viktroria:, Victoria: Conqueror, victor. From the Latin victor.

Βίκυ, Viky, Vicky: Conqueror, victor. From the Latin victor. Otherwise, the nickname of several names, including Βασιλική (Vasilike).

Βιλελμίνη, Vilelmime, Wilhelmina: From the Germanic Willahelm, which includes the elements wil  (will) and helm  (protection).

Βίλια, Vilia: From the Germanic Willahelm, which includes the elements wil  (will) and helm  (protection).

Βίλη, Vile: From the Germanic Willahelm, which includes the elements wil  (will) and helm  (protection).

Βιολέττα, Violetta: Of the violet flower. From Latin viola,  the violet, the stock-gillyflower.

Βιργινία, Virginia: Virgin, maiden-like. From the Latin virgo, maiden, virgin.

Βιτσέντζος, Vitsentzos, Vincent: Victorious. From the Latin vinco, to conquer, overcome, get the better of, defeat, subdue, vanquish, be victorious.

Βλαδίμηρος, Vladimiros, Vladimir: A great or (in a more PC vein) a peaceful ruler. From the Slavic vladeti  (to rule) combined meru (great) and/or miru (peaceful).

Βονιφάτιος, Vonifatios, Bonifacio: Lucky person, from the Latin name Bonifacio (good fate).

Βύρων, Byron: The place of the cow sheds, in Old English. Name given in the honor of Lord Byron who is considered a national hero in Greece due to his philhellenic stance during the anti-Ottoman uprising.

© Paul Pan

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