Name: Hektor

Origin and Meaning of the Name Hektor

  • Meaning:
    Holding fast
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (HEK tor)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Hektor)
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Miscellaneous Info for Hektor

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  • Used in:
    English and Greek speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    In Greek mythology Hektor was the son of King Priam and Queen Hecuba of Troy. According to Homer's Iliad, Hektor was killed by Achilles in a fit of vengeful wrath after slaying Achilles' comrade Patroclus in the Trojan war.

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