Given Name ARCHELAUS

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Αρχελαος (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: ahr-ki-LAY-əs (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

Latinized form of the Greek name Αρχελαος (Archelaos), which meant "master of the people" from αρχος (archos) "master" and λαος (laos) "people". This was the name of a son of Herod the Great. He ruled over Judea, Samaria and Idumea.
VARIANT: Archelaos (Ancient Greek)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Archelaos (Biblical Greek)

Categories

biblical, Latinizations, saints
Entry updated February 12, 2018