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


Laios is a ♂ boy’s name.

Origin of the name Laios

Laios is a name from Greek mythology. He was the king of Thebes and father of Oedipus. He left his infant Oedipus for dead, because of a prophecy that he would be killed by him. Oedipus survived without knowledge about his parents and unwittingly killed Laius during an argument on the street.

What is the meaning of the name Laios?

The meaning of the name Laios is unknown.

Pronunciation of Laios

Variants of the name Laios


Popularity of the name Laios

The name Laios is ranked #8929 overall.

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