100+ Greek Horse Names: Ideas for Resilient & Momentous Horses

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Greece has so many wonderful things to offer the world. The Colosseum, baklava, and the gods and goddesses of Greek mythology are a few of our favorites. Their traditional and unique names happen to another! 

So deciding on the perfect name for your horse should be a great experience and we hope to offer you just that with our list of Greek-inspired names. We have a list for females and males, including traditional names, sites and, cities, another that includes the most notable characters from mythology, and finally a few captivating and authentic Greek names and their meanings.

Anyone one of these will have your horse riding tall like the infamous Trojan horse! 

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Female Greek Horse Names

  • Calista
  • Danae
  • Althaia 
  • Demi
  • Vaskiliki
  • Acacia 
  • Olympia
  • Berenice
  • Amaltheia
  • Penelope
  • Zephyra
  • Ophelia
  • Zylina
  • Anastasia
  • Theodora
  • Xenia
  • Andromeda
  • Gia
  • Thalia
  • Agalia

Male Greek Horse Names 

  • Cephalus
  • Theodoros
  • Dardanos
  • Chryses
  • Spyro
  • Cyrus
  • Calix
  • Azarios
  • Zotikos
  • Erbos
  • Demetrios
  • Icarus
  • Christos
  • Basil
  • Theron
  • Alastair
  • Castor
  • Abacus
  • Kyros
  • Thanos
  • Brontes
  • Erasmos
  • Aindrea
  • Helios
  • Adonis 
  • Kosmos
  • Adrastos
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Horse Names from Greek Mythology 

Greek Mythology is fascinating and the roles horses have are crucial to their godly counterparts. If you are interested in keeping your steeds name relative to their breed, this is the list for you! 

  • Eurus 
  • Anemoi
  • Balios
  • Skylla
  • Zephyrus
  • Boreas
  • Aethon 
  • Aethops
  • Lampos
  • Konobos
  • Areion
  • Phobus
  • Alastor
  • Harpagos
  • Notos
  • Xanthus
  • Pegasus
  • Sterope
  • Pyrois

Greek Mythology Horse Names

Whether you are of Greek descent or not, Greek mythology has become very commonly known. Not only would choosing a name from this list be recognizable to most, but it also provides your steed with a godly and powerful name. What a compliment! 

  • Zeus 
  • Hades
  • Corus
  • Hermes
  • Apollo 
  • Demeter
  • Hera
  • Nike
  • Artemis
  • Helios
  • Poseidon 
  • Ares
  • Nemesis
  • Athena
  • Hercules
  • Aphrodite
  • Chiron
  • Persephone
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Greek Horse Names with Meanings

The names on this list may take a few tries to get right, but in addition to sounding cool, they offer some great meanings. Pairing your horse with a name in another language is an opportunity for it to be unique and different, and may even encompass a message only you and your horse will understand. 

  • Elpida (Hope)
  • Meraki (Passion / Devotion)
  • Filoksenia (Hospitality)
  • Psychic (Soul)
  • Edios (Kind)
  • Eureka (“I have found!)
  • Acro (Extremity)
  • Klassikos (Classic)
  • Ethos (Values)
  • Goiteftikos (Charming)
  • Eleimon (Gracious)
  • Irida (Iris)
  • Wise (Sofos)
  • Aeon (Enternity)
  • Grigora (Fast)
  • Kudos (Fame / Glory)
  • Iremia (Calm)
  • Eleftheria (Freedom)
  • Anathama (Curse)
  • Agora (Markets)
  • Genesis (Origin)
  • Tryferos (Loving)
  • Filotimo (Honor)
  • Agapi (Love)
  • Exypnow (Smart)
  • Panemorfi (Beautiful)

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Finding the Right Greek Name for Your Horse

You want to do right by your horse by choosing a name that not only represents who they are on the outside, but who they are on the inside. These complex creatures deserve a name they will be proud to hear you chant each time you are together. 

We hope that you were able to find the perfect pairing among our list of Greek-inspired horse names. A unique name with a meaning or a one alluding to Mount Olympus and the gods who ruled it are both noble and fun options suitable for any type of horse. 

If these weren’t quite right, take a peek at one of our other horse name posts for additional inspiration: 

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