Hero Name Meaning & Origin

Hero

Pronunciation: HEE-roh (key)

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The name of Leonato's daughter and Claudio's bride-to-be in "Much Ado About Nothing."

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Hera
Rose
Ro
Romey
Rory
Hetty

Meanings and history of the name Hero: | Edit

Name from Greek mythology, meaning "brave one."
Pronounced: heer-oh

Famous real-life people named Hero: | Edit

Hero Fiennes-Tiffin, NEPHEW of actors Ralph Fiennes and Joseph Fiennes
Hero, daughter of actress Hermione Norris
Hero Himalaya Melia, daughter of Simon Melia and Lady Alice Douglas

Hero in song, story & screen: | Edit

Hero, a character in Shakespeare's play 'Much Ado About Nothing'.
Hero Brown is the sister of Yorick Brown in "Y: The Last Man" graphic novel series.
Hero and Leander, a story of Greek Mythology. Hero was the lover of Leander, who would swim across the Hellespont each night to meet her. He was killed on one such occasion when he got caught in a storm while in the water, and when Hero saw his dead body she drowned herself.
Hero is the 6th grade heroine of the book 'Shakespeare's Secret' by Elise Broach.

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