What does Hector mean?
From Hekt˘r, derived from ekhein. In classical legend and Homer's "Iliad", Hector was a prince and warrior of Troy. The name was used in Scotland as an English form of Eachann. Designer Ettore Sottsass; composer Hector Berlioz.
Hector▲ has 2 more different relations via Eachann: Eachan and Eachtar.Kreatif forms: Hecton, Hedtor, Hentor. [more]
How popular is Hector?
Hector is a very popular first name for men (#189 out of 1220, Top 15%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#7671 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Hector for boys. Hector reached its top position of #142 in the U.S. during 1980-1989, and is currently at #291. (2014 Birth Statistics)