Here are some great names from greek mythology and greek god names. Unique Greek Myth Names for Male Dogs. Name you male dog Cadmus if you want a dog that can follow complicated instruction and live in many years of faithful service. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. His mother was beyond help and the others lost to Parvo he had been through so much just to live as long as he has. We are getting another German Shepherd male puppy and cannot decide on a name. Its thick external skeleton was impenetrable to swords and spears, and in time it stung Orion to death. Alone and in need of companions, Cadmus sought Athena’s help. When creating a list of Greek dog names, it wasn’t hard to round up over 90 ideas, each one with a distinct Greek flare. Guys, these are the unique and creative list of short, traditional, and mythology dog names about Greek. Zelos: One of the winged enforcers of Zeus, Zelos is the god of envy, competition and contest, and was worshipped at the sites of the Olympic games. You did a great job with all these names, but since they aren't in charts I couldn't read it. eus taking pity on the hound, added him to Orion's constellation, as the brightest star. Barbara Fitzgerald (author) from Georgia on December 23, 2019: Hi Percy: That is an interesting mix, the merry little hound and the tenacious dachsy. Funny because a lot of dog names are Greek, and I'm Greek too lol. Greek Dog Names: Hey guys, are you looking for traditional and mythology Greek puppy names? Laelaps: When Zeus was a baby, a dog, Laelaps, known only as the “golden hound” was charged with protecting the future King of Gods. It is Kratos who chains prometheus to the Rocks of Caucasus as his punishment for giving fire to mankind. Sirius: Orion's faithful hunting companion, Sirius mourned the lost of his master for a year, as he wandered the Earth. Aeolus - God of air and the winds. Odysseus and his crew struggled through a series of trials that include a Cyclops, the Sirens, the clashing rocks Scylla, and the whirlpool Charybdis in order to return to his beloved Ithaca and wife, Penelope. Not that its messy, but maybe make a chart version. Skilled in the medical arts, an astrologer, and a respected oracle, Chiron was said to be first among Centaurs and was himself a highly revered teacher and tutor. Chop off a head of the Hydra, and 2 grew back in its place. Corinth – Another well-known Greek city, Corinth also makes a fun dog name. Name your herding dog Pan if you would like him to be a delight to all. What is a purple tri? Any suggestions? Lame as an adj. After nearly a twenty-year absence from his home, Odysseus returns to find his home is overrun by suitors for his wife, Penelope's, hand in marriage. Argos raises his head and wags his tail to greet his returned master. Kratos: Kratos is the brother of Nike, Bia and Zelos. can mean to be crippled or be unable to walk. Call your dog Chiron if you are looking for a kind, intelligent and obedient companion. If you're looking to team up with a cool Greek hero or god, here is a list of some of the more intriguing male characters of Greek mythology with their stories, as well as tips on how to choose the one that’s right for your dog’s unique character. However, Ares intervened, and fully-armed warriors sprang up from the teeth Cadmus had sown. While Chaos in itself is neither male nor female, from chaos sprang the building blocks of earth, the Titans and the Olympians, and all other life. Achilles’ killing of Hector ensured the fall of Troy. Barbara Fitzgerald (author) from Georgia on May 10, 2016: Hi Georgia: You could name your French Bulldog Paris; Mimi is nice too. Do you have any favorites? I'm kit sure how geeky they are. Ajax: Known as Ajax the Great (and stronger than dirt), he figures prominently in the Trojan War. Sphinx: Guardians, often flanking the entrances to temples, the sphinx have the body of a lion, wings of an eagle and the head of a human. However, Chiron was unique among the centaurs. Cadmus: Legendary founder of Thebes. These Greek heros are unquestioning in their obedience and loyalty to their masters: Kratos, Sirius, Argos and Atlas. Just thought I'd point out that Thoth is an Egyptian god... not Greek. Last Updated on April 3, 2020 By admin Leave a Comment. To atone for the crime of killing Ares’ dragon, Cadmus lived in service to Ares for eight years. Barbara Fitzgerald (author) from Georgia on March 29, 2015: Hi Veronica - Thanks for dropping by! Here are their stories. Zephyr or Zephyrus: The gentle wind of the west that brings spring rains to awaken Mother Earth and the interceder between the world of the living and the underworld of the dead. Love that you rounded this out with a little history and trivia on the names rather than just a list. Achelois - A moon goddess. When Cadmus’ half-sister Europa was carried off by Zeus disguised as a bull, Cadmus' father instructed him and his brothers to find Europa, and not to return to the city without her. If your dog feels like a king, then you could name it Vasilis. We think you’ll love these creative ideas and hope you find the perfect name for your pup! Typhon: The most deadly creature of the Greek mythologies, Typhon was a serpent born of Gaia and Tartarus. Yes, Nike is most often associated with sports, but it's also the name of the Greek god of victory. Are Rotties name was Devo. Greece is a country full of personality and history. I just got a Dalmatian puppy and I can't decide wich one I should choose. Amphitrite - Wife of Poseidon. This is a great work friend. Cerberus also prevents the escape of souls from the underworld. If you are seeking and inseparable bond with your dog, name him Castor or Pollux. Zeus transformed them into the Gemini, the brightest star constellation. I don't recommend that name lol. Having not yet reached the upper world, she fades back to the underworld, and is lost to him forever. The epic battle between Zeus and Typhon resulting in Zeus becoming the king of the gods, and Typhon being cast into Tartarus, a deep abyss and dungeon for the imprisonment of the Titans. How about Edelweiss (meaning noble white flower or soldiers flower as in Sound of Music and Band of Brothers)? Hermes: The god of animal husbandry, including cattle-herding, shepherding, and goat-herding, and of breeding of horses and mules. Sisyphus was an ancient king that lived a debauched lifestyle and was a cunning cheat. Barbara Fitzgerald (author) from Georgia on January 20, 2014: Thanks TarrinLupo and Sharkye11 I actually have a little girl named Nike from my female Greek name list! Their king, Cronus, was the father of the majority of the Olympians. Centaurs are half-man and half-horse, possessed of great size and strength, and capable of inflicting great violence when intoxicated. I have taken the border collies lure coursing a few times and it was great fun! His Roman counterpart is Mercury. By virtue of his ability to follow the instructions of various kings, oracles, gods, and goddesses, Cadmus built the city of Thebes and fathered a line that figures prominently in many of the Greek tragedies. Apollo often finds himself in hopeless unrequited loves, that lead to the giving of gifts which cannot be taken back, thus requiring resourceful curses to unwind the gift. Check out our site Find Cat Names. His body was fully covered with hair ending with a goat’s tail.