Horace

Horace is the English and French form of Horatius, an Ancient Roman family name of uncertain meaning though it’s often associated with Latin hora meaning “hour, time, season”, although it’s more likely that the name is Etruscan in origin. Horace is also an English surname originating from the given name. Origin: Etruscan Variants: Horatio (English) Horatius (Ancient…

Horatio

Horatio is the English form of Horatius, an Ancient Roman family name that could possibly be derived from Latin hora meaning “hour, time, season”, although it’s more likely that the name is Etruscan in origin and its real meaning lost. Horatio is also the name of a character in Shakespeare’s play Hamlet, as well as also being a…