What does Hercules mean?

(classical mythology) a hero noted for his strength; performed 12 immense labors to gain immortality

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How is Hercules pronounced?


What does it say about you to have a cat named Hercules?

There are many interpretations to what naming a cat Hercules might say about a person. Some believe that it might represent strength and power, while others might think that it reflects a person's admiration for the legendary hero.

Is Hercules a good cat name?

Hercules has more syllables than most cat names, but if you want to make the name shorter, you can always give your cat a nickname. Hercules is a widely adored cat name for obvious reasons. If you like it, go for it!

Hercules is found in these categories:

celestial cat names

He's named after a mythological hero who became a constellation.

tough cat names

Hercules symbolizes strength, bravery, and resilience, just like feisty felines!

unique cat names

Strong Greek god reference makes this feline moniker stand out!

mischievous cat names

Strong and playful, he's always up for a daring adventure!

badass cat names

Named after a mighty Greek hero, it screams strength and fearless courage.


Based on likes, Hercules ranks #133 with users of MeowNames.com.

Hercules is one of the more common cat names amongst our community. According to our statistics, Hercules is considerably more popular than most other cat names.

Popularity: Historical Trend

Hercules was, over the past 30 days, the 1796th ranked cat name for views on MeowNames.com.

As of May 2024, Hercules is becoming rarer and less popular with new kitten owners. Our stats reveal that the moniker is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a bit of variance in rank for this name. That might suggest its popularity is based on seasonal factors or perhaps pop culture events.

In the past week, Hercules was viewed 15 times, and liked 0 times.

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