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Gender Masculine
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.
DiminutiveHerodion(Biblical Greek)
Feminine FormsHerodias(Biblical Latin) Herodias(Biblical Greek)
Other Languages & CulturesHeroides, Heroidion(Ancient Greek) Herod, Herodion(Biblical) Rodion, Rodya(Russian)


Sources & References

  1. Lexicon of Greek Personal Names, available from
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