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Dang, this name is really my taste but unfortunately the King Herod association ruins it.
futuremother99  10/30/2018
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Very ugly, sounds like horrid, and reminds me of King Herod.
kayisforkeen  8/22/2018
1
Personally, I like the sound of the name - however, the cultural associations are just too strong. No one wants to be associated with Herod the Great *or* Herod Antipater nowadays.
erb816  10/1/2017
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My last name is Herrod and I've never been anything but proud of it. A story is a story and if people believe it, that's their problem.
― Anonymous User  2/13/2016
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I really hate the name Herod. I'm glad it's hardly used.
― Anonymous User  11/8/2015
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This name is horrible. Who wants to share a name with the tyrant who ordered the Slaughter of the Innocents? It sounds extremely pretentious as well.
bananarama  1/27/2010
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It has a nice meaning, but I would never name my son Herod because of its association with the Slaughter of the Innocents. Also, it doesn't seem like it would suit anyone under the age of 40. It's an adult name, not a whole-life name. That's want I think, anyway.
scarletquillraven  11/17/2006
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Imagine your boy growing up with a name like that and when he is 5 all of his friends shouting Herod.
ClaireCFC  3/28/2006

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