Gender Feminine
Scripts Λαοδίκη(Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

Latinized form of Greek Λαοδίκη (Laodike) meaning "justice of the people", derived from Greek λαός (laos) meaning "people" and δίκη (dike) meaning "justice, custom, order". In Greek mythology this was the name of several women, notably the daughter of King Priam of Troy. It was also common among the royal family of the Seleucid Empire, being borne by the mother of Seleucus himself (4th century BC).

Related Names

VariantsLaodike(Ancient Greek) Laodike(Greek Mythology)
User SubmissionLaodicé


Entry updated June 9, 2023