Hercules Name Meaning & Origin
Looking for the perfect name? Try the Name MatchMaker to find the perfect baby name for you!
Sister & Brother Names
Know a Hercules? What are his siblings named?
Name Lists Featuring Hercules
Contribute your knowledge to the name Hercules
- Comments and insights on the name Hercules
- Personal experiences with the name Hercules
- Nicknames for Hercules
- Meanings and history of the name Hercules
- Famous real-life people named Hercules
Hercules is the Roman name for the mythical Greek demigod Heracles, son of Zeus (the Roman Jupiter) and the mortal Alcmena.
Hercules Mulligan, upping it, loving it. He needs no introduction, when you knock him down he gets the f back up again!
- Hercules in song, story & screen
The legend of Hercules has been described in many movie and television adaptations, including several comic series featuring the hero. Hercules has been the hero of both Marvel Comics and DC Comics adventure comic books. In DC, he has often been associated with Wonder Woman. In Marvel, he currently stars in his own ongoing series titled The Incredible Hercules, where he has dealt with Amadeus Cho, The Hulk, The Eternals, and others.
Hercules "Herc" Shipwright - character on John Finnemore's BBC radio comedy 'Cabin Pressure' voiced by Anthony Head.