HORATIO
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: hə-RAY-shee-o, hə-RAY-sho   [key]
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.
Related Names
VARIANT: Horace
OTHER LANGUAGES: Horatius (Ancient Roman), Horace (French), Orazio (Italian), Horácio (Portuguese), Horațiu (Romanian), Horacio (Spanish)
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