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Gender: M Meaning of Heron: "hero" Origin of Heron: Nature name or Greek

Heron may feel like a very usable nature name -- the heron is a long-legged wading bird -- but it was also the name of a 1st century Greek inventor and of an Egyptian saint. Highly unusual yet easy to understand and meaningful on several levels, Heron is a fantastic choice.

Famous People Named Heron

Saint Heron or Herodion, Bishop of Antioch
Heron or Hero of Alexandria, Greek mathematician and engineer
Heron Ricardo Ferreira, Brazilian football manager

Pop Culture References for the name Heron

A seabird