Greek mythology name
"willpower or far-reaching"

Hecate Origin and Meaning

The name Hecate is a girl's name meaning "willpower or far-reaching".

In Greek mythology, Hecate is associated with witchcraft and magic. The name may mean "willpower" or "far-reaching".

She was often associated with the moon and with storms, making this name a good alternative to more familiar names like Selena, Luna and Tempest. Hecate debuted in the US charts for the first time in 2022.

Hecate Popularity

Famous People Named Hecate

  • Nuit Ma Ahathoor Hecate Sappho Jezebel Lilith Crowleydaughter of occultist Aleister Crowley

Hecate in Pop Culture

  • Hecate Poolecharacter on the tv series Penny Dreadful
  • Hecate Hardbroomdeputy headmistress in the series The Worst Witch