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


Hercules is a ♂ boy’s name.

Origin of the name Hercules

Hercules is a Latin variant of the name Herakles, a character from Greek mythology. He was a son of Zeus and Alcmene and the twin brother of Iphicles.

What is the meaning of the name Hercules?

Hercules means “glory of Hera“ (from the goddess “Hera” + ancient Greek “kléos/κλέος” = glory/fame).

Pronunciation of Hercules

Variants of the name Hercules


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Popularity of the name Hercules

The name Hercules is ranked #7662 overall.

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