Hercules - Meaning Of Hercules, What Does Hercules Mean?

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Hercules Meaning


What does Hercules mean, popularity, numerology and more.

The name Hercules is of Greek and Latin origin.

The meaning of Hercules is "glory".  

Hercules is generally used as a boy's name. It consists of 8 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced Her-cu-les.

In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 5785 in baby name popularity for boys with 15 occurrences.    Less than 5 girls were given the name. 

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


The names Ercole, Ercwlff, Hercule are all forms of Hercules.

Hercules has the diminutive (nickname) Herk.

Hercules falls into the Greek myth name category.

Would you like to fingerspell the name Hercules in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

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

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Hercules in Nautical Flags page.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Hercules Numerology page.

Hercules Numerology
Hercules in Hieroglyhics
Hercules in Nautical Flags
Last year this name was ranked as one of the top 1000 most popular names within its gender.

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