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GenderMasculine
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.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

Categories

Charles Dickens characters, currently out of the US top 1000, history, Shakespearean characters, VR Troopers characters
Entry updated October 11, 2012   Contribute