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Herod Meaning


What does Herod mean?

The name Herod is of Hebrew origin.

The meaning of Herod is "hero's ode, song".

Herod is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced He-rod.

The Given Name Herod

The musical name Herod, has a wonderfully elegant quality.

A wonderfully distinctive name.

Herod is also great as a middle name.

Herod falls into the musical name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Herod Agrippa I, Herod Agrippa II, and Herod Antipas.

Herod Popularity

In the U.S. in 2016, less than 5 boys were given the name. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before less than 5 boys were given the name. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

The trend's your friend. See how Herod has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Herod Name Popularity Page.

Herod Related Names

Variants of the name Herod include Herodion.

The name Herodes is a form of Herod.

Famous Herods

  • Herod Agrippa I ~ Biblical Character (Acts 12:1)
  • Herod Agrippa II ~ Biblical Character (Acts 25:13)
  • Herod Antipas ~ Biblical Character (Matt. 14:1)
  • Herod Archelaus ~ Biblical Character (Matt. 2:22)
  • Herod Philip I ~ Biblical Character (Mark 6:17)
  • Herod Philip II ~ Biblical Character (Luke 3:1)
  • Herod the Great ~ Biblical Character (Matt. 2:1)

Herod Numerology

What will your new littleHerod be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Herod are often complicated and crafty but most of all they are read more >>

Herod Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Herod in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Herod.

Just for fun, see the name Herod in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Herod in Nautical Flags page.