HERACLIUS
GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: ‘Ηρακλειος (Ancient Greek)
Meaning & History
Latinized form of the Greek personal name ‘Ηρακλειος (Herakleios) which was derived from the name of the Greek hero HERAKLES. This was the name of a 7th-century Byzantine emperor, known for his victories over the Sassanid Persian Empire. This name was also borne by two early saints.
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VARIANT: Herakleios
OTHER LANGUAGES: Erekle (Georgian), Irakliy (Russian), Heraclio (Spanish)
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