Gender Masculine
Scripts Ἡρῳδίων, Ἡρωδίων(Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

Derivative of the Greek name Herodes (see Herod). This name is mentioned briefly in Paul's epistle to the Romans in the New Testament. According to tradition he was a bishop of Patras, Greece, and was later martyred in Rome with Saint Peter.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesHeroidion(Ancient Greek) Rodion, Rodya(Russian)
User SubmissionsHérodion, Herodión


Entry updated April 23, 2024