Boy Names from Mythology

As parents are looking for trendy and inventive names, some are turning to mythopoetic names.

  1. Adonis+ In Greek mythology, Adonis was an attractive teenager whom Aphrodite, the goddess of love, fell in love with. Read more about Adonis
  2. Ares+ Ares is the Greek god of war who presides over defense, rebellion, and courage. Read more about Ares
  3. Cadmus+ In Greek mythology, Cadmus was a Phoenician prince who founded the city of Thebes. Read more about Cadmus
  4. Endymion+ Endymion was a handsome shepherd who was put into an eternal sleep because Selene, the Titan goddess of the moon, fell in love with him. Read more about Endymion
  5. Eryx In Greek mythology, Eryx was the king of a city named after him in Sicily. He was an excellent boxer who died when Heracles beat him in a match.
  6. Argus+ Argus was the son of Zeus. Read more about Argus
  7. Hermes+ Hermes was a messenger to the Greek gods and a guide to the underworld. Read more about Hermes
  8. Pluto Pluto was the god of the underworld and all of its riches. Pluto is derived from the Greek word for wealth.
  9. Jason+ Jason was a mythological hero who led many quests. He was married to Medea. Read more about Jason
  10. Alexander+ This name means "protector of men," which is a motif throughout mythology. Read more about Alexander