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

The name Hercules is a boy's name of Greek origin meaning "glory of Hera". Hercules and is often added to lists like Disney Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

From the experts:

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

Pop Culture References for the name Hercules

Herculies, Ercule, Heracles

Hercules's International Variations

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

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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.