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The name Hecuba is a girl's name of Greek origin. Hecuba and is often added to lists like Colonial Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Girls Makeover - Two Middles".
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Queen Hecuba was the legendary queen of King Priam of Troy, but that's unlikely to be of much consolation to your teenager who's furious at you for naming her this. Variations: Hecubah, Hekuba, Hekubah.
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Makes me think "What the Hecuba?" for some reason.
It's a literary name best left to antiquity
I think I like the name Hecate, so thanks for posting! :) I'm off to look up how to say it, lol.
This name is actually a variation of Hecate, meaning 'far off'
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