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Pronunciation

hɛktər

Origin

English, French

Meaning

Ancient Greek mythology relates the story of brave Hector, the legendary Trojan champion. The name means 'to hold fast' or 'restrain', such was Hector's strength! Because of the noble character of the classical hero, this handsome name spread around Europe, especially to England and France. Today, it's well-recognized, but still rarely heard, the ideal mix for a unique but traditional name!

Rank in the year 2015

Hector was ranked #568 in the most popular American names of 2015.

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