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What does Ercole mean?

Ercole Pronunciation of Ercole [er-cole] as a boys' name is of Italian origin, and the meaning of Ercole is "Hera's glory". The Italian version of Hercules.


Ercole has 1 variant: Ercolo.

2 more alternative forms via Hercules: Ercule and Hercule.

Creative forms:
(male) Elcole, Ercoel, ..

(female) Ercoel, Ercoli, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ercole Zymir (E.Z.), ..

How popular is Ercole?

Ercole is a rare first name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#48196 out of 150436, Top 32%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related boy names. The only popular varying form of Ercole (outside Top 2000) is Hercules. Adoption of this form of Ercole reached its peak a century ago (#1971). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hercules in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ercole and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Antole, Argyle, Cole, Eagle, Earle, Eberle, Elmore, Elroye, Emile, Erasme, Eraste, Erico, Erie, Erl, Erle, Erlie, Erly, Ernie, Erno, Erol, Eron, Eros, Errol, Erroll, Erron, Erryl, Erryle (see Errol), Erve, Ervine, Eryle, Escot, Escott, Ettore, Eyolf, Nichole, Thole and Wole. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ercole.

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