Name Hesiod Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Hesiod


Hesiod is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Hesiod?

Hesiod is an Anglicized form of the ancient Greek name Hēsíodos (Ἡσίοδος). Hesiod was a Greek poet, whose works are considered a major source of the Greek mythology, especially his work Theogony.

What does the name Hesiod mean?

Hesiod means “he who emits the voice” or “to throw song” (from ancient Greek “hī́ēmi/ῑ̔́ημῐ” = I release/I let go/I throw + “ōidḗ/ᾠδή” = song/ode/tale).

Pronunciation of Hesiod

Popularity of the name Hesiod

The name Hesiod is ranked #14488 overall.

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