Hektor - Meaning of Hektor

What does Hektor mean?

[ 2 syll. hek-tor, he-kt-or ] The baby boy name Hektor is pronounced as HHEHKTaoR †. Hektor's language of origin is Old Greek. It is predominantly used in English, German, and Greek. It is derived from the word ekhein which is of the meaning 'to hold, to possess'. An original form of the name is Hektor (Old Greek). The name was borne by Hector, a Trojan prince and one of the greatest fighters in the Trojan War, who was eventually killed by Achilles. The name is common as the form Ettore in Italy.

Variant forms of the name include the Italian Ettore, the English, French, and Spanish Hector, the Portuguese Heitor, and the Spanish Héctor.

See also the related categories, prince (king), trojan, war, greek, and german.

Hektor is an uncommon baby boy name. It is not in the top 1000 names. In 2018, among the family of boy names directly related to Hektor, Hector was the most popular.

Baby names that sound like Hektor include the Portuguese Heitor and the Spanish Héctor.

† Pronunciation for Hektor: HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; AO as in "ought (AO.T)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)"



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