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 "Heaven/Hell/Purgatory: Greek Mythology (girls)".
From the experts:
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.