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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.

Famous People Named Hercules

Hercules Mulligan, American spy during the Revolutionary War

Pop Culture References for the name Hercules

"Hercules, Hercules!," Eddie Murphy line in "The Nutty Professor"
"Hercules", song by Sara Bareilles
Hercules, Roman version of the name of a demigod in Geek mythology who performed 12 labors. Found in many contemporary pieces such as the Disney movie "Hercules", a Marvel Comics superhero, and a minor character in Rick Riordan's "Heroes of Olympus" series.

Herculies, Ercule, Heracles

Hercules's International Variations

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