HORATIUS
GENDER: Masculine
Meaning & History
Roman family name which was possibly derived from Latin hora "hour, time, season", though the name may actually be of Etruscan origin. A famous bearer was Quintus Horatius Flaccus, a Roman lyric poet of the 1st century BC who is better known as Horace in the English-speaking world.
Related Names
FEMININE FORM: Horatia
OTHER LANGUAGES: Horace, Horatio (English), Horace (French), Orazio (Italian), Horácio (Portuguese), Horațiu (Romanian), Horacio (Spanish)
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