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February 27 Greek Saints Name Days

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Saints Name Days of Greece

The Saints Name Days celebrated in Greece for February 27 are:

Asklipios, Asklepios, Asklipios
Nisios

In Greece, name days, which are the Feast Days of Greek Orthodox Saints, are more important than birthdays. Children are typically named after the Patron Saint of their region with the eldest son often being named after his paternal grandfather and the oldest daughter after her paternal grandmother. Cousins often have the same first name, when they share paternal grandparents. Traditionally, the person of honor treats his/her friends to drinks at a local café.

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