Ταλθύβιος (Talthybios) – Τώνης (Tony)

Ταλθύβιος, Talthybios, Talthybius: He who leads a life of hard work. From ταλαίνω (talaino), to work hard, and βίος (bios), life.

Τάνταλος, Tantalos, Tantalus: He who vacillates. From τανταλεύω (tantaleuo), to swing back and forth, to hover.

Ταράσιος, Tarasios, Tarasius: He who causes change and upheaval. From ταράσσω (tarasso), to stir, to cause upheaval.

Τάρταρος, Tartaros, Tartarus: Horrible, of the nether world. From ταρταρίζω (tartarizo), to shiver from cold.

Τατιάνα, Tatiana: Orderly. From τάττω (tatto), to place in order.

Τατιανή, Tatiane: Orderly. From τάττω (tatto), to place in order.

Ταῦρος, Tauros, Taurus: Bull. From ταῦρος (tauros), bull. The word also meant penis in classical Greek. Ταῦρος was associated with Poseidon, known as Ταύρειος (Taureios), bull-like, and Dionysos, known as Ταυρογενὴς (Taurogenes),  of a bull heritage. Europa was also known as Ταυροπάρθενος (Taurtoparthenos), a maiden seized by a bull.

Τάχυλλος, Trachyllos, Trachyllus: Austere. From τραχὺς (trachys), austere.

Τειρεσίας, Teiresias: Possibly, he who interprets the stars and heavenly bodies, from τειρέω (teireo), to interpret such bodies. Otherwise, he who afflicts, from τείρω (teiro), to cause friction, to rub hard. The English word throw is related to τειρέω.

Τεισαγόρας, Teisagoras: Avenger by word. From τίσις (tisis), vengeance, retribution, and ἀγορὰ (agora), assembly, public speech.

Τεισαμενός, Teisamenos: Valiant avenger. From τίσις (tisis), vengeance, retribution, and μένος (menos), strength, will.

Τείσανδρος, Teisandros, Teisander: Avenger. From τίσις (tisis), vengeance, retribution, and ἀνὴρ (aner), man.

Τεισίας, Teisias: Avenger. From τίσις (tisis), vengeance, retribution.

Τεισίμαχος, Teinimachos, Teisimachus: Avengeful fighter. From τίσις (tisis), vengeance, retribution, and μάχη (mache), fight.

Τεῖσις, Teisis: Avenger. From τίσις (tisis), vengeance, retribution.

Τεισιφόνη, Tisiphone: Avenger of blood. From τίσις (tisis), vengeance, retribution, and φόνος (phonos), murder, bloodshed.

Τεισώ, Teiso: Avenger. From τίσις (tisis), vengeance, retribution.

Τεισωνίδης, Teisonides: Avenger. From τίσις (tisis), vengeance, retribution.

Τείχιππος, Teichippos, Teichippus: A horseman who protects the city’s walls. From τεῖχος (teichos), wall, fortress, and ἵππος (hippos), horse.

Τελαλὼν, Telalon: An accomplished speaker. From τέλειος (teleios), perfect, and λάλος (lalos), talkative.

Τελέσανδρος, Telesandros, Telesandrus: A man with a goal. From τέλος (telos), goal, and ἀνὴρ (aner), man.

Τελέσαρχος, Telesarchos, Telesarchus: He who is in charge of attaining goals. From τέλος (telos), goal, and ἄρχων (archon), leader.

Τελεσικλῆς, Telesikles, Telesicles: He who brings glory. From τέλεσις (telesis), accomplishment, and κλέος (kleos), glory.

Τελεσικράτης, Telesikrates, Telesicrates: He who accomplishes by strength. From From τέλεσις (telesis), accomplishment, and κρατέω (krateo), to lead.

Τελέσιλλα, Telesilla: Accomplished. From τέλεσις (telesis), accomplishment.

Τελέσιππος, Telesippos, Telesippus: Accomplished horseman. From From τέλεσις (telesis), accomplishment, and ἵππος (hippos), horse.

Τελεσταγόρα, Telestagora: Mystic. From τελεστὴρ (telester), initiator, priest, and ἀγορὰ (agora), assembly, public speech.

Τελέσταγος, Telestagos, Telestagus:  Awe-inspiring mystic. From τελεστὴρ (telester), initiator, priest, and ἄγος (agos), any matter of religious awe.

Τελέστης, Telestes: Religious initiator. From τελεστὴρ (telester), initiator, priest.

Τελεσφόρος, Telesphoros, Telesphorus: He who bring fulfillment. From τέλος (telos), aim, and φέρω (fero), to bring.

Τελέσων, Teleson: He who accomplishes. From τέλεσις (telesis), accomplishment.

Τελευτίας, Teleutias: He who accomplishes. From τελευτέω (teleuteo), to accomplish.

Τέλης, Teles: He who accomplishes. From τέλεσις (telesis), accomplishment.

Τέλλος, Tellos: He who accomplishes. From τέλλομαι (tellomai), to bring forth.

Τέρπανδρος, Terpandros, Terpander: A man of pleasure. From τέρπω (terpo), to bring pleasure, and ἀνὴρ (aner), man.

Τερψιθέα, Terpsithea: She who pleases with her beauty. From τέρπω (terpo), to please, and θέα (thea), appearance.

Τέρψις, Terpsis: Pleasant. From τέρπω (terpo), to please.

Τερψιχόρη, Terpischore: She who pleases with her dance. From τέρπω (terpo), to please, and χορός (choros), dance.

Τετραδία, Tetradia: Square-like. From τετράδειον (tetradeion), square, composed of four.

Τετράδιος, Tetradios, Tetradius: Square-like. From τετράδειον (tetradeion), square, composed of four.

Τηλαυγὴς, Telauges: Far-shining. From τῆλε (tele), from afar, and αὐγὴ (auge), sunbeam.

Τηλεγόνος, Telegonos, Telegonus:. Of a distant origin or descent. From τῆλε (tele), from afar, and γόνος (gonos), race, stock, descent.

Τηλεκλείδης, Telekleides, Telecleides: Renown from afar. From τῆλε (tele), from afar, and κλεῖος (kleios), fame.

Τηλεκλῆς, Telekles, Telecles: Glorious from afar. From τῆλε (tele), from afar, and κλέος (kleos), glory.

Τήλεκλος, Teleklos, Teleclus: Glorious from afar. From τῆλε (tele), from afar, and κλέος (kleos), glory.

Τηλέμαχος, Telemachos, Telemachus: He who fights from far away. From τῆλε (tele), from afar, and μάχη (mache), battle.

Τηλεσκόπος, Teleskopos, Telescopus: Far-seeing. From τῆλε (tele), from afar, and σκοπέω (skopeo), to look out, to watch.

Τηλεφάεσσα, Telephaessa: Far-shining. From τῆλε (tele), from afar, and φαεινός (phaeinos), shining.

Τηλεφάνης, Telephanes: Far-seen. From τῆλε (tele), from afar, and φανόω (fanoo), to shed light upon, to make something seen.

Τήλεφος, Telephos: Far-shining. From τῆλε (tele), from afar, and φαεινός (phaeinos), shining.

Τηλοκλῆς, Telokles, Telocles: Glorious from afar. From τῆλε (tele), from afar, and κλέος (kleos), glory.

Τηλομένης, Telomenes: Strong from afar. Glorious from afar. From τῆλε (tele), from afar, and μένος (menos), strength.

Τήμενος, Temenos: Well-dressed. From τήμενος (temenos), toga.

Τηρεὺς, Tereus: Guard. From τήρησις (teresis), safe-keeping, guarding.

Τήρης, Teres: Guard. From τήρησις (teresis), safe-keeping, guarding.

Τίβειος, Tibeios: Phrygian. From τιβία (tibia), Phrygia.

Τιθωνὸς, Tithonos, Tithonus: The name is a metaphor of a decrepit old man. Ththonus was the husband of Eos, who begged Zeus to grant him immortality but forgot to ask for eternal youth. Possibly derived from τιθὸς (thithos), teat.

Τιμαγόρας, Timagoras: Respected by his peers. From τιμέω (timeo), to honor, respect, ἀγορὰ (agora), assembly, public speech.

Τίμαιος, Timaios, Timaeus: Highly respected. From τιμέω (timeo), to honor, respect.

Τίμανδρος, Timandros, Timander: Highly respected man. From τιμέω (timeo), to honor, respect, and ἀνὴρ (aner), man.

Τιμάνθης, Timanthes: A precious flower. From τιμάντα (timanta), precious, and ἀνθὸς (anthos), flower, blossom.

Τιμάρατος, Timaratos: Worthy of honors. From τιμέω (timeo), to honor, respect, and ἀρατὸς (aratos), prayed for, desirable.

Τιμαρέτη, Timarete: Honored and virtuous, or honored and skilful. From τιμέω (timeo), to honor, respect, and ἀρετὴ (arete), virtue, dexterity.

Τιμάρετος, Timaretos, Timaretus: Honored and virtuous, or honored and skilful. From τιμέω (timeo), to honor, respect, and ἀρετὴ (arete), virtue, dexterity.

Τίμαρχος, Timarchos, Timarchus: Honored leader. From τιμέω (timeo), to honor, respect, and ἄρχων (archon), leader.

Τιμέας, Timeas, Timaeus: Highly honored. From τιμέω (timeo), to honor, respect.

Τιμησίθεος, Timisitheos, Timisitheus: Honoring god(s). From τίμησις (timisis), honoring, and θεὸς (theos), god.

Τιμήσιος, Timisios, Timisius: Honored From τίμησις (timisis), honoring.

Τιμησίων, Timision: Honored From τίμησις (timisis), honoring.

Τιμογένης, Timogenes: Honoring one’s heritage. From τιμέω (timeo), to honor, respect, and γένος (genos), lineage, race, heritage.

Τιμόδαμος, Timodamos: Honoring one’s people. From τιμέω (timeo), to honor, respect, and δᾶμος (damos), people, country, land (Doric form of δῆμος).

Τῖμος, Timos: Highly honored. From τιμέω (timeo), to honor, respect.

Τιμόδημος, Timodemos: Honoring one’s people. From τιμέω (timeo), to honor, respect, and δῆμος (demos), people, country, land.

Τιμόθεος, Timotheos, Timothy: He who honors god(s). From τιμῶ (timo), to honor, and θεός (theos), god.

Τιμόκλεια, Timokleia, Timocleia: Honored and glorious. From τιμῶ (timo), to honor, and κλέος (kleos), god.

Τιμοκλείδης, Timokleides, Timocleides: Honored and glorious. From τιμῶ (timo), to honor, and κλέος (kleos), god.

Τιμοκλῆς, Timikles, Timocles: Honored and glorious. From τιμῶ (timo), to honor, and κλέος (kleos), god.

Τιμόκριτος, Timokritos, Timocritus: Of honorable judgement.  From τιμὴ (time), honor, and κρίσις (krisis), judgment.

Τιμοκράτης, Timocrates, Timocrat: A leader whose principle is the love of honor. From τιμὴ (time), honor, and κρατέω (krateo), to rule.

Τιμοκρέων, Timokreon, Timocreon: A leader whose principle is the love of honor. From τιμὴ (time), honor, and κρέων (kreon), king, despot.

Τιμολέων, Timoleon: Honorable and brave. From τιμὴ (time), honor, and λέων (leon), lion.

Τιμόμαχος, Timomachos, Timomachus: A brave warrior. From τιμὴ (time), honor, and μάχη (mache), battle.

Τιμόξενος, Timoxenos, Timoxenus: Hospitable. From τιμῶ (timo), to honor, and ξένος (xenos), a foreigner, a guest.

Τιμοστράτη, Timostrate: She who honors the army. From τιμῶ (timo), to honor, and στρατὸς (stratos), army.

Τιμόστρατος, Timostratos: He who honors the army. From τιμῶ (timo), to honor, and στρατὸς (stratos), army.

Τιμόχαρις, Timocharis: Honorable and graceful. From τιμὴ (time), honor, and χάρις (charis), grace.

Τίμων, Timon: Highly honored. From τιμέω (timeo), to honor, respect.

Τισαμενὸς, Tsamenos: Avenging. From τίσις (tisis), reprisal, avengement.

Τίσανδρος, Tisandros, Tisander: Avenging man. From τίσις (tisis), reprisal, avengement, and ἀνὴρ (aner), man.

Τισίας, Tisias: Avenging. From τίσις (tisis), reprisal, avengement.

Τισιφόνη, Tisiphone: Avenging death. From τίσις (tisis), reprisal, avengement, and φόνος (phonos), murder, bloodshed.

Τιτιανός, Tiatianos: Titian: Honored. From τιτίω (titio), to honor.

Τίτος, Titos, Titus: Honored. From τιτίω (titio), to honor.

Τληπόλεμος, Tlepolemos, Tlepolemus: He who withstands war. From τλάω (tlao), ro patiently withstand, and πόλεμος (plolemos), war.

Τλησίας, Tlesias: Steadfast. From τλήμων (tlemon), patient, steadfast, stout-hearted.

Τολμίδης, Tolmides: Courageous. From τόλμη (tolme), courage, fearlessness.

Τριανταφυλλένια, Triantafyllenia: Rose-like. From τριαντάφυλλον (triantafyllon), rose < τριάκοντα (triakonta), thirty, and  φύλλα (fylla), leaves.

Τριανταφυλλιὰ, Triantafyllia: Rose-plant. From τριαντάφυλλον (triantafyllon), rose < τριάκοντα (triakonta), thirty, and  φύλλα (fylla), leaves.

Τριαντάφυλλος, Triantafyllos: Rose. From τριαντάφυλλον (triantafyllon), rose < τριάκοντα (triakonta), thirty, and  φύλλα (fylla), leaves.

Τριόπας, Triopas:  Reverent to the gods. From  τρι– (tri-), thrice or very, and ὄπις (opis), reverence to the gods. Also the name of a temple to Apollo.

Τριπτόλεμος, Triptolemos, Triptolemus: An experienced warrior. From  τρι– (tri-), thrice or very,  and πτόλεμος (ptolemos), war, battle.

Τρισεύγενη, Triseugene: Very noble. From  τρι– (tri-), thrice or very,  and εὐγένεια (eugeneia), nobleness, excellence.

Τρίσω, Triso:  Very noble. From  τρι– (tri-), thrice or very,  and εὐγένεια (eugeneia), nobleness, excellence; a diminutive of Τρισεύγενη (Triseugene).

Τροφιμιανός, Trophimianos, Trophimianus: Either provider of food and nourishment, or foster child. From τρόφιμος (trophimos), provider of nourishment, or child provided with boarding.

Τροφώνιος, Trophonios: Either provider of food and nourishment, or foster child. From τρόφιμος (trophimos), provider of nourishment, or child provided with boarding.

Τρύφων, Tryphon: Prosperous. From τρυφὴ (tryphe), opulence.

Τρωὰς, Troas: From Troy (Τροία).

Τρωΐλος, Troilos: From Troy (Τροία).

Τσαμπίκα, Tsampbika: Flaming, a name associated with the Madonna in Rhodes; τσάμπα (tsampa) being flame in teh local dialect.

Τσαμπίκος, Tsampikos: Flaming, a name associated with the Madonna in Rhodes; τσάμπα (tsampa) being flame in teh local dialect.

Τυδεὺς, Tydeus: Hither. From τύδαι (tydai), hither.

Τύχη, Tyche: Luck. From τύχη (tyche), luck.

Τύχων, Tychon:  Lucky. From τύχη (tyche), luck.

Τώνια, Tonia: A form of Ἀντωνία (Antonia);  possibly, valuable. From ἀντί (anti), anti, against, and ὦνος (onos), price, value of a transaction. Otherwise, of Etruscan origin. Paraetymologically associated with ἀνθὸς (anthos), flower.

Τώνης, Tony: A form of Ἀντώνιος (Anthony);  possibly, valuable. From ἀντί (anti), anti, against, and ὦνος (onos), price, value of a transaction. Otherwise, of Etruscan origin. Paraetymologically associated with ἀνθὸς (anthos), flower.

 

© Paul Pan

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