73 Legendary Spartan Warrior Names From History And Fiction

Oluwatosin Michael
Jan 15, 2024 By Oluwatosin Michael
Originally Published on May 31, 2022
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Spartan warrior names highlight the fighting culture of Greeks from Sparta, one of the city-states of Ancient Greece.

Sparta is an ancient, distinguished city-state of Ancient Greece known for the military skills, discipline, and stringent lifestyle of its warriors.

Spartan society was categorized into different castes, of which the Spartiate elite enjoyed the most freedom and power. Spartan warriors, also called 'hoplite', wore bronze helmets, ankle guards, a breastplate, a long spear, and a sword while heading for battle.

According to their constitution, the Ancient Greek city of Sparta in Greece was ruled by two Spartan kings at a time. Loyalty to the military of city-states was part of the ancient Spartan culture.

Spartans were famous for their war skills, whereas, King Leonidas is exclusively remembered as the Spartan king of the fifth century BC. Herodotus, an Ancient Greek philosopher and historian from Athens, wrote about the Greco-Persian fighting history.

His full name was Herodotus of Halicarnassus. Here, we have crafted a comprehensive list of names of male and female Spartan warriors from Greece.

Cool Spartan Warrior Names From Movies

There have been countless movies that have been etched on the life of Spartans, such as 'The 300 Spartans', 'Red vs. Blue', and so forth. Here we have curated a list of cool Spartan warrior names from movies. Read on!

Aella is a name of an Amazon warrior who got killed by Herakles.

Agis was another Agis was a Spartan king who did not lead the country for long and was still rather young at the time, still in his twenties.

Alala ( Greek origin) means war-like; she was also the sister of the God of War in Greek mythology.

Andronika is a Greek name that means 'man’s victory or warrior', is another inspirational female warrior name for your baby girl.

Ares is another character referenced in the movie ‘Spartan: Total Warrior’, would be another perfect name for your baby boy.

Artemis is a faithful and reliable captain of Leonidas, King of Sparta.

Astinos is the eldest son of Captain Artemis, whose role is played by Tom Wisdom in the movie '300'.

Daxos is another leader who collaborates with the force of the King of Sparta, Leonidas.

Dilios is another Spartan soldier character from the movie '300' whose story begins one year after the famous Battle of Thermopylae.

Gorgo is a lady who supports her husband, who is a Spartan and, in his absence, manages the town. It would be a perfect name for your baby girl.

King Leonidas is a legendary character drawn in the movie '300' who led the battle against the Persians. One of the bravest warriors in the military history of the land.

King Xerxes replied to the Persian envoys by throwing them into the deep well. As he led an invasion on Sparta in which Leonidas died, he spoke some of the most terrible words in Spartian history.

Pleistarchos was one of the spartan kings and would be an inspirational name for your baby boy.

Polydorous is another Spartan king who was killed by Polemarchus, a Spartan nobleman.

Ptolema is a feminine version of the Greek name Ptolemy which means 'war-like and aggressive'. It would be an inspirational name for your baby girl

Theron is a corrupt politician who is played by Dominic West in the movie '300'.

Famous Male Spartan Warrior Names

Spartan warriors were one of the most powerful armies in the world. Here is a list of famous male Spartan male warrior names, from which you can choose one for your baby boy!

Achilles is another famous warrior mentioned in Greek mythology, also alluded to in the movie 'Troy', which would be a perfect name for your baby boy.

Alpheus (Greek origin) was one of the bravest Spartan warriors.

Aragorn (English origin), meaning 'royal zeal', is the name of a warrior who fought against injustice in 'The Lord Of The Rings'.

Ares is another perfect warrior name for a boy child. It is also the name of the Greek God of War.

Areus is another King of Sparta who won several remarkable battles in history.

Aristodemus (Greek origin) is the name of a well-known Spartan.

Cleombrotus is, the brother of King Leonidas and the uncle of Pleistarchus, is a powerful warrior name for a baby boy.

Cleomenes is another great Spartan king who fought many memorable battles, is another splendid warrior name for a baby boy.

Dienekes (Greek origin) is the name of an exceptionally skilled warrior.

Eurotas is the son of Myles and father of Sparta and is another compelling name for your baby boy.

Eurytus (Greek origin) was among the leading Spartan warriors.

Hector is another splendid warrior name for boys, which is also the name of the prince in the movie 'Troy'.

Herakles is the name of a renowned Greek demigod who is also purported to be the father of Spartans.

Hercules is one of the most powerful warrior names for boys you can choose.

Leo is a shortened version of King Of Sparta; Leonidas’s name would be a perfect warrior name for a baby boy.

Leon (Greek origin), meaning 'lion' was the name of a fifth-century historical figure, ‘Leon Of Sparta’, is a perfect warrior name for a boy.

Leonidas King of Sparta, was a brave warrior who fought against Persians in the movie '300'. You can choose this name for your baby boy.

Maron (Greek origin) is the name of a famous Spartan warrior.

Megastides (Greek origin) was a courageous Spartan warrior.

Orpheus was an excellent warrior, and a musician. It would be a perfect name for your baby boy.

Perseus is a great warrior known for slashing Gorgon Medusa and is a perfect warrior name for a baby boy.

Theseus is another warrior who bravely fought many monsters.

Spartans were known for the strength of their military.

Powerful Female Spartan Warrior Names

Names exert a strong influence on the personality of an individual. So, why not choose a powerful and inspiring name for your baby girl? Here is a list of influential female Spartan warrior names for you. Choose one that resonates with you and bestowed it on your baby girl.

Ainippe is another splendid warrior who fought against the troops of Hercules.

Alexa is another sophisticated girl name option that means 'defending men'.

Alkippe is another great female warrior known for her oath to stay a virgin for life and was ultimately killed by Hercules.

Althaia means healing and is another powerful name you can choose for your baby girl.

Andromeda (Greek origin) meaning 'ruler of man' is another compelling girl name.

Antianeira was a female warrior who crowned herself as Queen of Amazons after Achilles died in the Trojan war.

Arachidamia is another renowned Spartan female warrior and queen whose name can be an inspiration for your baby girl.

Artemis is another compelling name for a baby girl and is also the name of the Greek goddess of the Hunt. It has a modern spelling variant in Artemis and Artimesa.

Athena is a Greek goddess of Wisdom and has a variant spelling Athene is a perfect name you can choose for a baby girl.

Bellona is also a name of the Roman goddess of war is a perfect name for your baby girl.

Cassandra is another inspiring name for your baby girl, which means one who shines among humanity and is insightful.

Chilonis is the name of the daughter of King Leotychidas, is another compelling name for your baby girl you can choose.

Deianira meaning 'man destroyer', was a Calydonian princess mentioned in Greek mythology.

Helen is another great name you can choose for a baby girl and has another variant in Helena.

Leto is the mother of Artemis and the daughter of Phoebe and Coeus.

Nike is the name of the Greek mythical Goddess of Victory and a good name you can choose for a baby girl.

Phoebe meaning 'shining' is another powerful name you can pick for a baby girl.

Halo Great Spartan Warrior Names

UNSC Spartan soldiers have been inspired by the name of old Spartans, especially the ones who fought in the renowned Battle of Thermopylae. Here we have curated the list of great spartan warrior names for you. Enjoy!

August, a SPARTAN-II is a member of the Omega team who fights beside the Red team.

Avery Johnson is a famous SPARTAN-I soldier, whose name would be perfect and inspiring for your baby boy.

Buck is a seasoned warrior in SPARTAN-II . It would be a splendid and inspirational name for a baby boy.

Edward Malcolm Buck is another Halo Spartan soldier name you can choose for your baby boy.

Frederic is another unique spartan from SPARTAN-II, would be a perfect name for your baby boy.

Jameson Locke is a SPARTAN-IV warrior, whose name would be a total inspiration for your baby boy.

Jerome is one of the fierce SPARTAN-II characters, who played a critical role in the Battle Of Sheild and the Battle Of Arcadia.

Jorge is a member of the Noble Team in SPARTAN-II known for his kind personality.

Joshua is a SPARTAN-III character who is known for his deftness in electronic skills, would be a compelling name for your baby boy.

Kelly is another SPARTAN-III character who survived till last, is another wonderful name for a baby girl.

Kurt is a Spartan warrior who is renowned for his masterful tactics. It is a perfect name for your baby boy.

Linda is another strongest character in SPARTAN-II whose name would be indeed a compelling option for your baby girl’s name.

Lucy is another powerful warrior in the Halo universe whose name you can choose for your baby girl.

Samuel is another SPARTAN-II character whose name you can choose for your baby boy.

Spartan is a deadly SPARTAN-III character categorized as hyper-lethal would be a powerful baby boy name.

Tom is a member of SPARTAN-III who contributed to several brave missions is another wonderful name you can give to your baby boy.

Vladimir Scruggs is a famous SPARTAN-IV soldier whose inspiring name you can choose for your baby boy.

William is another strongest character in SPARTAN-II whose name you can choose for your baby boy or girl.

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Written by Oluwatosin Michael

Bachelor of Science specializing in Microbiology

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Oluwatosin MichaelBachelor of Science specializing in Microbiology

With a Bachelor's in Microbiology from the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Oluwatosin has honed his skills as an SEO content writer, editor, and growth manager. He has written articles, conducted extensive research, and optimized content for search engines. His expertise extends to leading link-building efforts and revising onboarding strategies. 

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