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Horace was my father's name so I like it. I have no children to name after him, but I have cats. One is named Horace, and another is named Frances after my mom.
Lillian Massey  1/31/2018
I really like Horace. It’s a strong and distinct name with a good historical association. It also isn’t one you hear everyday, and is classic, not trendy.
theparkite  11/13/2017
The name Horace was given to 23 boys born in the US in 2015.
HerculePoirot  6/21/2016
Am I the only one who likes this name? I think it's sturdy and solid.
Gregory Woodrow  2/22/2016
Hardly given in france.
luxsword  4/28/2014
Horace is the bartender for the Drunken Clam on the show, Family Guy.
pepper256pasta  1/21/2014
It could be short for Horatio, which is a nice name.
jackitty  7/29/2013
Horace Gilmer, the prosecutor of the Tom Robinson case in the book "To Kill a Mockingbird."
Rin_0911  10/27/2012
Pronounced o-RAHS in French. [noted -ed]
lcgirl20  6/18/2011
The Diary of Horace Wimp is a song by Electric Light Orchestra. The lyrics take us through a week in the life of an oppressed man who nevertheless overcomes his shy nature with the help of "a voice from above". He defies the odds and gets the girl.

It's a good song and the reason why the name Horace is a good name IMO.
― Anonymous User  5/10/2010
Horace was a character in the cartoon Kid Paddle. He was obsessed with Rikiki the duck.
Zepton  10/12/2009
Very pompous, elitist, and butt-ugly! I would have a very low opinion of parents who name their son this, and I'd be partly angry, partly laughing with a red face, if I heard a parent shout: ''Horace, get here!''
slight night shiver  6/2/2008
Absolutely hideous!
CharlieRob  9/20/2007
Horace is the name of a cat who dies in Philip K. Dick's "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?" The vet-repairmen think he's an electric animal, but he turns out to be real. :(
Eilicea  6/21/2007
Horace Vandergelder is the male protagonist of the musical "Hello Dolly" and the title character's love interest. Walter Matthau played this part in the 1969 movie.
Lilya  2/10/2007
There was a character named Horace on Doctor Quinn, Medicine Woman. He wasn't terribly bright, though he was a nice enough person and fell in love with a prostitute despite her past.
Marauder  11/9/2006
Horace reminds me of the word Horrid.
bellaboo  10/24/2006
Horace is the name English speakers typically use when talking about the Roman poet Quintus Horatius Flaccus.
kateyvic  6/28/2006
Horace is one of the two thieves from the movie '101 Dalmatians.'
― Anonymous User  11/2/2005
Horace Slughorn is the name of a professor in the Harry Potter series by JK Rowling.
― Anonymous User  11/2/2005

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