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Name Hector

Origin:From a Old Greek word for hold, possessTools:

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Gender:male
Languages of use:Spanish, French, English
US 2015 rank:#303     ... 301:Emerson, 302:Maximiliano, 303:Hector, 304:Emilio, 305:Anderson ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Héctor, Heitor, Hektor, Hester, Mentor, Nestor, Victor, Víctor     Details
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About Hektor, the group of names with the same origin as Hector

Language of origin:Old Greek
Info about origin:in Greek mythology Hector was a Trojan hero who fell in a fight with Achill
 quite frequent in Italy in the form Ettore
Words:ekhein = to hold, to possess  Old Greek
Topics:Greek mythology
Variants' top ranks:9:Heitor Brazil 2015,  24:Héctor Spain 2006,  66:Hector Paris 2015
Old/original forms:Hektor Old Greek
Name variants:Ettore, Hector, Héctor, Heitor, Hektor   Sortable list   Details
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SeriesGraphRankings
England+Wales decades 1904 89
France 2002 365
France/Paris 2015 66
USA decadesGraph2000-2009 187,  1990-1999 150,  1980-1989 1421970-1979 194
USA yearlyGraph2015 303,  2014 291,  2013 277,  2012 267,  2011 247,  2010 226,  2009 204,  2008 182,  2007 183,  2006 175,  2005 166,  2004 192,  2003 189,  2002 194,  2001 193,  2000 185,  1999 183,  1998 185,  1997 179,  1996 172,  1995 175,  1994 161,  1993 158
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