Given Name HERODES

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: ‘Ηρωιδης, ‘Ηρωδης (Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

Latin form of HEROD, as well as the usual biblical Greek transcription of ‘Ηρωιδης: after the Classical period, the ι in the sequence ωι (often written as a subscript) was not pronounced.
DIMINUTIVE: Herodion (Biblical Greek)
FEMININE FORMS: Herodias (Biblical Latin), Herodias (Biblical Greek)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Heroides, Heroidion (Ancient Greek), Herod, Herodion (Biblical), Rodion, Rodya (Russian)

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Entry updated December 8, 2017