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Gender: M Meaning of Horatio: "hour, time" Origin of Horatio: English variation of Latin Horatius

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Like Horace, Horatio is a variation on the Latin Horatius, but its Shakespearean and optimistic Horatio Alger pedigree makes it an attractive up-and-comer, especially with its cool final o. A modern reference is the charismatic TV character Horatio Caine played by David Caruso in CSI: Miami.

Horatio was the given name of Lord Nelson, one of the most dashing of British heroes, the naval commander who led the British fleet to destroy the French at Trafalgar, and it also belonged to Hamlet's loyal friend. Another literary namesake is Captain Horatio Hornblower, the protagonist of a long-running series of naval novels penned by C. S. Forester, played on screen by Gregory Peck.

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Famous People Named Horatio

Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, British naval hero
Horatio Lloyd Gates, general in the American Revolution
(Horatio) Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener, British field marshal and WWI secretary of war
Horatio Seymour, U.S. governor of New York
Horatio Alger, American novelist
Horatio Sanz, American actor and comedian
Dr. Horatio Nelson Jackson, first man to drive across the entire United States in an automobile
Horatio Gouverneur Wright, American Civil War general

Pop Culture References for the Name Horatio

Horatio Hornblower, main character in the "Hornblower" saga by C.S. Forester
Horatio, character in Shakespeare's "Hamlet" ("In my mind's eye, Horatio.")
Horatio Caine, main character of the TV show "CSI: Miami"
Horatio Turbot, character on animated series "Paw Patrol"

Horatio's International Variations

Horacio (Spanish)