Heron Name Meaning & Origin

Heron

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A type of long-legged, long-necked wading bird.

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We named our baby boy Heron 3 days ago. I've had to correct two people already that his name is not "Aaron." The price you pay for a distinctive name.

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Derived from Greek ‘ηρως (heros) meaning "hero".
Pronounced: HEER-on

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Heron (or Hero) of Alexandria, ancient Greek mathematician and engineer.
Saint Heron, the third Bishop of Antioch and an early Christian martyr.
In the Bible, "Haran" was brother to Abraham and father to Lot. Rebekah, Leah and Rachel are his descendants.

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