Pronounced HEK ter
About the name Hector
Hector is a name steeped in lore. It is Greek in origin meaning "he who holds fast" and is the name of the son of Queen Hecuba and King Priam of Troy. He was was slain by Achilles during the Trojan war, according to the Iliad by Homer.
Sir Hector was the foster father of King Arthur according to the Arthurian legend.
The name Hector derives from the Greek ekhein meaning "to stay" or "to hold" or "to possess".
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