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Gender: M Meaning of Hiro: "broad, widespread" Origin of Hiro: Japanese

Hiro is an apt name for a hero of the show Heroes -- and for our times. Widely used in Japan, sometimes also for girls. Hiroshi is a long form.

Famous People Named Hiro

Hiro Mashima, a mangaka (manga artist) whose work includes the popular series Rave Master and Fairy Tail

Pop Culture References for the name Hiro

Hiro Nakamura, played by Masi Oka in the series "Heroes"
Hiro -- Soul Eater
Hiro Protagonist, main character in Neal Stephenson's Snow Crash
Hiro Hamada / Hiro Takachiho, a character in the comic book series "Big Hero 6" and the Disney movie of the same name