Herodias - Meaning of Herodias

What does Herodias mean?

[ syll. he-ro-dias, her-odi-as ] The baby girl name Herodias is pronounced HHEHROWDiyAHZ †. Herodias' origin is Old Greek, and its use, Biblical. The meaning of Herodias is 'song of the hero'. It is derived from heros meaning 'hero, fighter' ; oides 'ode, song'. In the Bible, Herodias was the wife of Herod Philip I who eloped and married his half-brother Herod Antipas. Her marriage was disapproved by John the Baptist. Herodias later instigated her daughter Salome to ask Herod Antipas for the head of John the Baptist, and Herod granted the request. Herodias is the feminine form of the name Herod.

A form of Herodias is the name Herodías.

See also the related categories, fighter (warrior), daughter, greek, hero (conqueror), song (dance), biblical, and wife (sister).

Herodias is not commonly used as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Herodias include Haritea, Harithah, Harriotta, Harytea, Harietta, Haarithah, Harada, Haradah, Harrieta, Heartha, Herdis, Herdiss, Herdisse, Herdys, Herdyss, Herdysse, Herodías, Herthia, Horada, and Horatya.

† approx English pronunciation for Herodias: HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)"

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