Hero Origin and Meaning

The name Hero is a boy's name of Greek origin meaning "demi-god".

Though the mythological Hero was female, this name might prove too big a responsibility for a little guy to shoulder.

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Famous People Named Hero

  • Actor Ralph Fiennes' nephewHero Beauregard Fiennes,Tiffin (1997,), who played a young Tom Riddle in 2009's 'Harry Potter and the Half,Blood Prince'
  • Hero Howard (b. 2016)son of Terrence Howard

Hero in Pop Culture

  • "Big Hero 6" Disney film with lead character boy named Hiro
  • "Hero"song by Cash Cash feat. Christina Perri

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