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Hephaestus Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Hephaestus is of Latin origin.

The meaning of Hephaestus is "crooked feet".  


In the U.S. in 2014 less than 5 boys given the name.    Less than 5 girls were given the name. 

View the Hephaestus Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Hephaestus has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Hephaestus to other names.


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