Fredonia - State University of New York (SUNY) has published an updated version of the 1962 document by the Central Intelligence Agency on "GREEK PERSONAL NAMES". This document is available online in PDF format.
|Greek personal names. Edited and updated document on Greek personal names originally produced by the Central Intelligence Agency in 1962. The updated version by Anastasia Parianou has taken into consideration the changes of the 90s in the Greek language. Topics include: the Greek Language (number of speakers, description, writing, pronunciation, and transliteration), Greek Personal Names (carding, structure, surnames, given names, and titles). There are eight Appendixes: Transliteration Tables for Greek, Russian, and English, Pronunciation, Surnames, Given Names, Titles, and Bibliography.|
Editor's Introduction: Greek Personal Names
The paper on Greek names released by the CIA is a fascinating document for those interested in the Greek language and Greek names. However, as we prepared the CIA document, it became immediately apparent that the Greek language had greatly changed from the time the original report had been prepared in the 1960s. It was very fortunate that Professor Anastasia Parianou came forward to update the original.
Download the paper in PDF format here.