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Gender: Female Pronunciation: HEH-rah Meaning of Hera: "protectress" Origin of Hera: Greek

The name Hera is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "protectress". Hera and is often added to lists like Mythology Baby Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Pick 5 (GIRLS)".

From the experts:

She may have been queen of the Greek gods, but her name is wispy and wan.

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Famous People Named Hera

Hera Cook, New Zealand historian and author
Hera Lindsay Bird, New Zealand poet

Pop Culture References for the name Hera

Hera, Greek goddess of marriage and wife of Zeus
Hera, daughter of Athena and Helo on TV's "Battlestar Galactica"
Hera, character in 'Goddess of Troy' by PC Cast
Hera Syndulla, character on animated series "Star Wars Rebels"
Hera, a heron on "Toad Patrol"
Hera, an AI character in the podcast Wolf 359