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


Hector is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Hector?

Hector is a Latinized form of the name Hektor, which is of Greek origin.

What does the name Hector mean?

Hector means “holding fast” (from ancient Greek “héktōr/ἕκτωρ” = holding fast or “ékhō/ἔχω” = to hold/to possess).

Pronunciation of Hector

Variants of the name Hector


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Popularity of the name Hector

The name Hector is ranked #2811 overall.

Hector in the Top 50 Names

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