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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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Hercules Family Origin

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Hercules Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Cap'T Of Police

    6%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Clerk In Store

    6%

In 1880, the most common Hercules occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Hercules's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hercules family was Clerk In Store. Farmer, Cap'T Of Police and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hercules.

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)

Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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