Given Name HORACE

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: English, French
PRONOUNCED: HAWR-əs (English), AW-RAS (French)  [details]

Meaning & History

English and French form of HORATIUS, and the name by which the Roman poet Quintus Horatius Flaccus is commonly known those languages. In the modern era it has been used as a given name since the Renaissance, in honour of the poet.
VARIANT: Horatio (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Horatius (Ancient Roman), Orazio (Italian), Horácio (Portuguese), Horațiu (Romanian), Horacio (Spanish)


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Entry updated July 2, 2017