Infographic of Horace name meaning, which is “A maker of timepieces,” from the Latin hora, an hour. This is the name of a celebrated Roman poet.
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Horace Name Popularity

How popular is the name Horace? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 137 201 0.0571%
1911 122 259 0.0696%
1912 118 580 0.115%
1913 122 618 0.109%
1914 125 796 0.1142%
1915 123 1,085 0.1194%
1916 127 1,080 0.1118%
1917 124 1,165 0.1164%
1918 133 1,171 0.1091%
1919 129 1,182 0.1129%
1920 127 1,249 0.1123%
1921 129 1,281 0.1119%
1922 133 1,213 0.1089%
1923 133 1,216 0.1086%
1924 144 1,117 0.0962%
1925 146 1,103 0.0976%
1926 149 1,063 0.0966%
1927 145 1,151 0.104%
1928 147 1,066 0.0996%
1929 154 966 0.0933%
1930 159 932 0.0892%
1931 163 879 0.0891%
1932 168 851 0.0861%
1933 167 820 0.088%
1934 173 779 0.0806%
1935 176 750 0.0772%
1936 188 660 0.0685%
1937 181 704 0.0714%
1938 190 680 0.0664%
1939 189 673 0.0662%
1940 200 623 0.0586%
1941 194 708 0.0629%
1942 207 708 0.0561%
1943 212 652 0.0499%
1944 213 624 0.0503%
1945 225 559 0.0458%
1946 233 636 0.0431%
1947 239 702 0.0421%
1948 237 699 0.0438%
1949 248 640 0.0398%
1950 251 651 0.0404%
1951 275 570 0.0336%
1952 267 628 0.036%
1953 272 629 0.0355%
1954 283 587 0.0321%
1955 308 526 0.0286%
1956 319 505 0.0267%
1957 328 511 0.0266%
1958 367 404 0.0214%
1959 367 427 0.0225%
1960 386 376 0.0198%
1961 401 350 0.0185%
1962 425 313 0.017%
1963 434 291 0.0162%
1964 423 318 0.0181%
1965 434 273 0.0167%
1966 448 250 0.016%
1967 447 243 0.016%
1968 460 232 0.0155%
1969 489 205 0.0133%
1970 502 214 0.0134%
1971 507 214 0.0142%
1972 531 174 0.0128%
1973 582 142 0.011%
1974 572 148 0.0114%
1975 659 107 0.0083%
1976 619 130 0.0101%
1977 645 125 0.0093%
1978 664 111 0.0083%
1979 630 133 0.0094%
1980 756 88 0.006%
1981 724 96 0.0065%
1982 688 111 0.0074%
1983 794 74 0.005%
1984 846 64 0.0043%
1985 858 63 0.0042%
1986 853 68 0.0045%
1987 970 51 0.0033%
1988 880 71 0.0046%
1989 900 77 0.0048%
1990 927 79 0.0048%
1991 940 82 0.005%
1992 1,044 64 0.004%
1993 1,141 52 0.0033%
1994 1,226 42 0.0027%
1995 1,444 29 0.0019%
1996 1,464 29 0.0019%
1997 1,648 22 0.0015%
1998 1,870 16 0.0011%
1999 1,984 13 0.0009%
2000 1,665 25 0.0016%
2001 1,763 22 0.0015%
2002 2,292 10 0.0007%
2003 2,264 11 0.0007%
2004 2,018 17 0.0011%
2005 2,366 10 0.0007%
2006 2,622 7 0.0004%
2007 3,067 5 0.0003%
2008 0 0%
2009 2,639 6 0.0004%
2010 0 0%
2011 2,302 11 0.0008%
2012 0 0%
2013 0 0%
2014 2,105 17 0.0012%
2015 0 0%
2016 0 0%
2017 2,573 6 0.0004%
2018 0 0%
2019 0 0%
2020 0 0%

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Horacio

Latin

Horatio

A variant form of Horace.

Latin

Horatius

A variant form of Horace.

Latin

Horaz

Latin

Oratio

Prayer

Latin

Orazio

Prayer

Italian


What names sound like Horace?

If you like how Horace sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Horace.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Harris

Son of Harry

English

Harriss

Son of Harry

English


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