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Gender Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. hə-RAY-shee-o
, hə-RAY-sho
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Meaning & History

Variant of HORATIUS. It was borne by the British admiral Horatio Nelson (1758-1805), famous for his defeat of Napoleon's forces in the Battle of Trafalgar, in which he was himself killed. Since his time the name has been occasionally used in his honour.
VariantHorace
Other Languages & CulturesHoratius(Ancient Roman) Horace(French) Orazio(Italian) Horácio(Portuguese) Horațiu(Romanian) Horacio(Spanish)

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