Hero - Meaning of Hero

What does Hero mean?

[ 2 syll. he-ro, her-o ] The baby boy name Hero is also used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is HHIYR-ow (English) †. The origin of Hero is Old Greek. The name is of the meaning the brave defender.

Heroe, Herow, and Herowe are variants of Hero.

See also the related categories, defender (protector), greek, and brave.

Hero is rarely used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Hero include Hiro, Hara, Harey, Hari, Harie, Haro, Harou, Harrey, Harri, Harrie, Harro, Harry, Haru, Hary, Heer, Heri, Heroe, Herow, Herowe, and Hiero.

† Pronunciation for Hero: HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)"

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