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What does Hesperus mean?

Hesperus Pronunciation of Hesperus [hes-pe-rus] as a name for boys is of Greek origin, and the name Hesperus means "evening; evening star". Hesperus is a version of Hesperos (Greek).

Associated with: greek, star.


Hesperus has 1 variant: Hesperios.

1 more alternative form via Hesperos: Hespero.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Hesperus Jaysen (H.J.), ..

How popular is Hesperus?

Hesperus is an unusual given name for males. Hesperus is also an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Hesperus has not been listed in the list so far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hesperus name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hesperus outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Aegeus, Agapetus, Desiderius, Desiderus, Emerus, Festus, Hampus, Harper, Heber, Heder, Heiner, Helier, Heller, Henerik, Herbert, Herberto, Hermes, Hermus, Herut (see Cherut), Hesed, Heshel (see Hershel), Homeros, Homerus, Hooper, Hopper, Jesous, Jesper, Jesus, Nereus, Perseus, Prosperus (see Prosper), Tevarus, Theseus, Zephirus and Zephyrus. These names tend to be more frequently used than Hesperus.

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