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

Heron Origin and Meaning

The name Heron is a boy's name meaning "hero".

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.

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