Hercules - Meaning of Hercules
[ 3 syll. her-cu-les, he-rcul-es ] The baby boy name Hercules is pronounced as HHAHR-KYah-LiyZ (English) †. Hercules is largely used in the English language and it is derived from Old Greek origins. The name means Hera's glory.
Hercules has 22 variant transcriptions that are used in English and other languages. Variation transcriptions of Hercules used in English include Eraclio, Heracles, Herckules, Hercuel, Herculea, Herculee, Herculeigh, Herculey, Herculi, Herculie, Herculies, Herculy, Herkuel, and Herkules. The contraction Herc, and the diminutive Herk are other English variant transcriptions.
Hercules is a baby boy name of irregular use. It is not listed in the top 1000.
† Pronunciation for Hercules: HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)"
A famous person named Hercules is Mythical Figure, Hercules.