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


Hektor is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Hektor?

Hektor is a name from Greek mythology. He was one of the Trojan heroes who fought against the Greeks and was killed by Achilles.

What does the name Hektor mean?

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

Pronunciation of Hektor

Variants of the name Hektor


Popularity of the name Hektor

The name Hektor is ranked #3106 overall.

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