Gender Masculine
Scripts Ἡρῴδης, Ἡρώδης(Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

Latin form of Herod, as well as the usual Biblical Greek transcription of Ἡρῴδης: after the classical period, the ι in the sequence ωι (often written as a subscript like ) was not pronounced.

Related Names

Feminine FormHerodias(Biblical Greek)
Other Languages & CulturesHeroides(Ancient Greek) Herod(Biblical)


Sources & References

  1. Lexicon of Greek Personal Names, available from
Entry updated May 29, 2020