Gender Masculine
Scripts Ἡράκλειος(Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

Latinized form of the Greek personal name Ἡράκλειος (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 Sasanian Persian Empire. This name was also borne by two early saints.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesErekle(Georgian) Irakliy(Russian) Heraclio(Spanish)


Entry updated December 7, 2022