Heron Name Meaning & Origin

Heron

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Hero

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Meanings and history of the name Heron

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

Famous real-life people named Heron

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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