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Given Name HESIOD
GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: ‘Ησιοδος (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: HES-ee-əd (English), HEE-see-əd (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
From the Greek name ‘Ησιοδος (Hesiodos), which probably means "to throw song" from ‘ιημι (hiemi) "to throw, to speak" and ωιδη (oide) "song, ode". This was the name of an 8th-century BC Greek poet.