Greek, a language native to the southern Balkans what was once referred to as Western Asia Minor, is the oldest of any Indo-European language documented in history. The Greek language holds an important place in the histories of Europe, the loosely termed Western World, and Christianity in general. Greek is widely spoken in the Mediterranean region, one of the 23 official languages of the European Union, and spoken by 13 million people in many parts of the world. The Greek language is an old and beautiful language rich with history and full of symbolism, both modern and ancient. Baby Name Network is a great place to start researching Greek baby names and name meanings.