Well, look at that—the word "trivia" is also the Roman name for Hecate. The direct translation means "three ways," which makes a lot sense, since Hecate was the triple goddess of the crossroads. We might connect the word trivia with random knowledge because people used to chill at crossroads and trade gossip. (Source.)
Want to get down? Hecate Enthroned is the name of a crazy death metal band from England—listen at your own peril.
Somewhere out there, there's a giant cyborg lady with a ship shaped like an asteroid. Okay, she's not real—she's part of the Legends of Dune series. But her name is Hecate.
The manga-makers of Shakugan no Shana were so bewitched by Hecate that they named a character after her. And boy is she cute.