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Heracles Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Heracles is of Greek origin.

The meaning of Heracles is "glory of Hera".  


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

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


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Related Names

Heracles is a variant spelling of Herakles.

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Name Fun

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Then just follow the diagram below.

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Just for fun, see the name Heracles in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

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