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

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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Famous People Named Hercules

Hercules Brabazon Brabazon, English painter
Hercules Burnett, American baseball player
Hércules Florence (born Antoine Hercule Romuald Florence), French-Brazilian painter and photographer
Herculez Gomez, American soccer player
Hercules Kyvelos, Greek-Canadian boxer
Hercules Linton, Scottish surveyor and shipbuilder
Hercules Mulligan, American spy during the Revolutionary War
(Charles) Hercules Read, British archaeologist and curator
Hercules George Robert Robinson, 1st Baron Rosmead, 5th Governor of Hong Kong
Hércules de Brito Ruas, Brazilian footballer
Hércules de Miranda, Brazilian footballer
Hercules Huncks, English soldier and regicide of King Charles I of England
Hercules Seghers, Dutch painter and printmaker of the Dutch Golden Age
Hercules Langford Taylour, Irish soldier and politician
Hercules, slave and chef to U.S. President George Washington
Hercules Hernandez, ring name of Raymond Fernandez, American pro wrestler
Elton Hercules John (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight), English singer-songwriter

Pop Culture References for the name Hercules

Hercules, Roman version of the name of a demigod in Geek mythology who performed 12 labors, basis for characters in Disney's "Hercules," a Marvel Comics superhero, and a minor character in Rick Riordan's "Heroes of Olympus" series
Barry Hercules, character in puppet TV series Star Fleet/X Bomber
"Hercules, Hercules!" Eddie Murphy line in "The Nutty Professor"
"Hercules," song by Sara Bareilles

Herculies, Ercule, Heracles

Hercules's International Variations

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