Ettore Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Hector:
Derived from the Greek Hektōr (holding fast), which is from echein (to hold, to have). The name Hector is borne in the Iliad by a Trojan hero who was killed by Achilles to avenge the death of Patroclus, Priam's oldest son.
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Italian form of Hector.
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Ettore Scola, Italian screenwriter and film director.
Ettore Bugatti, Italian automobile designer and manufacturer.
Ettore Maserati, Italian automotive engineer, one of five brothers who founded Maserati.
Ettore Bastianini, Italian opera singer.
Ettore Sottsass, Italian architect.
Ettore Boiardi, Italian-born chef famous for his namesake brand of Italian food products, "Chef Boyardee."
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