What does Hero mean?
Hero [hero] as a girls' name is of Greek origin. Mythology: a priestess of Aphrodite and the beloved of Leander. Literary: Shakespeare used the name for the wronged woman in "Much Ado About Nothing".
(female) Haro, Harro, ..
(male) Hego, Hemo, .. Middle name pairings:
Hero Susanna (H.S.), ..
How popular is Hero?
Hero is an uncommon first name for females but a somewhat popular surname for both adults and children (#77222 out of 150436, Top 51%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Hero has not been ranked in the Top 2000 so far. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Hero is alike in pronunciation to Hera. Other suggested similar names are Caro, Doro, Gro, Guro, Hebe, Heda, Hedi, Hedy, Hege, Hema, Hena, Herma and Herta. These names tend to be more frequently used than Hero.See names in meaning and etymology.