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Hesper is a variant of Hesperia, itself the feminine form of Hesperos meaning "evening".

In Greek mythology, Hesperos is the personification of the evening star. The Hesperides were the goddess-nymphs of evening as well as being the guardians of the golden apples; their mother was Hesperis.

Origin: Greek

Masculine forms:
  • Hesperos
  • Hesperus

Feminine forms:
  • Hesperia
  • Hesperis