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Hercules Name Meaning

English and Scottish: from a personal name of Greek origin, which was in use in Cornwall and elsewhere till the 19th century. Hercules is the Latin form of Greek Herakles, meaning ‘glory of Hera’ (the queen of the gods). It was the name of a demigod in classical mythology, who was the son of Zeus, king of the gods, by a human woman. His outstanding quality was his superhuman strength. Scottish (Shetland): from a personal name adopted as an Americanized form of Old Norse Hákon (see Haagensen).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Ercole, Hermes, Eccles, Hockley, Eales, Beucler, Harcus, Herfurth

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  • Engineer

    100%

In 1881, the most common Hercules occupation in Canada was Engineer. 100% of Hercules's were Engineers.

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)

Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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