Given Name HERODOTUS

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: ‘Ηροδοτος (Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

Latinized form of the Greek name ‘Ηροδοτος (Herodotos), derived from the name of the goddess HERA combined with δοτος (dotos) meaning "given, granted". Herodotus was a Greek historian of the 5th century BC who wrote about Persian and the Persian Wars. He is known as the Father of History.
VARIANT: Herodotos