Horace

Colors Related to this Name: White, Gray

Qualities Related to this Name: Extroverted, Adventurous

Popularity: This name is unique in the US. Ranking #5237 in 2013 and #2895 in 2014.

Famous People

Horace Grant (Basketball Player), Horace Brown (Singer), Horace McMahon (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Horace McCoy (Writer), Horace B. Carpenter (Movie Actor), Horace Clarence Boyer (Singer), Horace Hahn (Movie Actor), Horace Murphy (Movie Actor)

Meaning

In English

Origin: From Latin Horatius, a Roman family name of obscure origin, possibly from Etruscan.

Meaning(s):

-Quintus Horatius Flaccus, a poet and philosopher of the Roman Augustan Age. Born 65 (B.C.E.) in Venusia, died 27 November, 8 (B.C.E.) in Rome. Horace was a contemporary and friend of Virgil. Although of low birth, Horace was admired by the Emperor Augustus and was offered, but refused, to become his private secretary.

-( male name -comes from the Latin language-)