Gender: Male Meaning of Hercules: "glory of Hera" Origin of Hercules: Greek

Hercules Origin and Meaning

The name Hercules is a boy's name of Greek origin meaning "glory of Hera".

Any boy with this name, a synonym for power via the Greek mythology figure, better be strong of body, and of psyche.

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Pop Culture References for the name Hercules

Herculies, Ercule, Heracles

Hercules's International Variations

Herakles, Heraklees (Greek) Ercole (Italian) Herculano (Spanish) Hercule (French)


theandpeggyfan21 Says:


we had a spy on the inside that's right..... HERCULES MULLIGAN!!!!

Fairyqueen1991 Says:


I like the french way of pronouncing this name like "Hercule Poirot"

bethlena Says:


Would never use this on a human being. I always hear "Hurt your knees"

madmaddie Says:


This is actually the Roman version of the name - Heracles/Herakles was his original name.