Alcide

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Gender: Male Pronunciation: al-CEED Meaning of Alcide: "glory of Hera" Origin of Alcide: French version of Heracles

The name Alcide is a boy's name meaning "glory of Hera". Alcide and is often added to lists like Winning Names That Mean Victory and discussed in our forums with posts like "Harry Potter House Sorting Name Game".

From the experts:

This is the French version of Alcides, birth name of the Greek mythological Heracles (Hercules). You're more likely to recognize it as the name of the hot True Blood werewolf, Alcide Herveaux.

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Famous People Named Alcide

Alcide Amedeo Francesco De Gasperi, 30th Prime Minister of Italy
Alcide Charles Victor Marie Dessalines d'Orbigny, French zoologist
Alcide Patrick Nunez, American jazz clarinetist

Pop Culture References for the name Alcide

Alcide Herveaux, character on HBO's True Blood
M. Alcide Mirobolant, celebrated chef in Thackeray's Pendennis (1848)