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Horace

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How popular is the baby name Horace in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 199 0 199 #79 boy name
1881 152 0 152 #85 boy name
1882 176 0 176 #88 boy name
1883 167 0 167 #83 boy name
1884 154 0 154 #99 boy name
1885 155 0 155 #94 boy name
1886 156 0 156 #99 boy name
1887 160 0 160 #96 boy name
1888 165 0 165
1889 166 0 166 #100 boy name
1890 162 0 162
1891 165 0 165 #97 boy name
1892 187 0 187 #101 boy name
1893 171 0 171
1894 196 0 196 #97 boy name
1895 211 0 211 #92 boy name
1896 204 0 204 #95 boy name
1897 160 0 160
1898 189 0 189
1899 169 0 169
1900 244 0 244 #97 boy name
1901 178 0 178 #96 boy name
1902 199 0 199 #100 boy name
1903 175 0 175
1904 205 0 205
1905 212 0 212
1906 202 0 202
1907 223 0 223
1908 235 0 235
1909 252 0 252
1910 261 0 261
1911 300 0 300
1912 615 0 615
1913 657 0 657
1914 846 6 840
1915 1,125 11 1,114
1916 1,106 0 1,106
1917 1,182 0 1,182
1918 1,199 0 1,199
1919 1,221 6 1,215
1920 1,282 7 1,275
1921 1,314 0 1,314
1922 1,251 0 1,251
1923 1,251 9 1,242
1924 1,166 0 1,166
1925 1,151 12 1,139
1926 1,117 8 1,109
1927 1,191 11 1,180
1928 1,107 7 1,100
1929 1,012 10 1,002
1930 976 5 971
1931 931 0 931
1932 890 6 884
1933 872 8 864
1934 822 7 815
1935 789 0 789
1936 691 0 691
1937 753 8 745
1938 727 5 722
1939 717 7 710
1940 662 0 662
1941 740 0 740
1942 728 0 728
1943 688 6 682
1944 646 0 646
1945 599 0 599
1946 669 0 669
1947 741 0 741
1948 726 7 719
1949 697 13 684
1950 689 0 689
1951 606 5 601
1952 646 0 646
1953 661 6 655
1954 612 0 612
1955 552 8 544
1956 541 0 541
1957 556 8 548
1958 431 0 431
1959 453 0 453
1960 422 5 417
1961 390 6 384
1962 347 5 342
1963 321 0 321
1964 349 0 349
1965 305 0 305
1966 270 0 270
1967 272 0 272
1968 249 0 249
1969 227 0 227
1970 242 0 242
1971 255 0 255
1972 204 0 204
1973 174 0 174
1974 174 0 174
1975 146 0 146
1976 162 0 162
1977 159 0 159
1978 146 0 146
1979 155 0 155
1980 122 0 122
1981 125 0 125
1982 141 0 141
1983 115 0 115
1984 112 0 112
1985 99 0 99
1986 104 0 104
1987 83 0 83
1988 103 0 103
1989 114 0 114
1990 105 0 105
1991 112 0 112
1992 91 0 91
1993 90 0 90
1994 81 0 81
1995 70 0 70
1996 61 0 61
1997 47 0 47
1998 50 0 50
1999 46 0 46
2000 60 0 60
2001 59 0 59
2002 38 0 38
2003 38 0 38
2004 48 0 48
2005 35 0 35
2006 30 0 30
2007 27 0 27
2008 28 0 28
2009 21 0 21
2010 28 0 28
2011 35 0 35
2012 25 0 25
2013 17 0 17
2014 40 0 40
2015 23 0 23

Want to know about the popularity of the Horace baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 54,146 babies born with the name Horace in the United States. That's more than enough Horaces to occupy the country of Saint Kitts and Nevis with an estimated population of 54,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 199 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Horace" was in 1921 with a total of 1,314 babies. (That's a lot of baby Horaces)

According to the 1922 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Horace" ranks #46 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Delaware. Imagine that, 9 babies in Delaware have the same name as you in 1922. Across the entire United States a total of 1,251 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Horace" mean? The list below shows the origins of Horace as well as things modernly associated with the name Horace such as celebrities named Horace.

Origin and Meaning of Horace

The name "Horace" is of Latin origin, and it means "Man of Time". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Roman lyric poet said to have influenced English poetry (65-8 BC)

Horace Cohen

Horace was born in 1971.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Horace

Horace And Dickie's
Horace Greasley
Horace Greeley
Horace Slughorn
Horace Grant
Horace Mann
Horace Pippin
Horace Silver
Horace Mann School

Alternative Meanings

H is for hug, give one today!

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

C is for calm, a pleasant trait.

E is for enjoy, your life can be fun!

Your name in reverse order is "Ecaroh". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Acrhoe". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Horace born Aug 15, 2004

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern Africa approximately on 1725. Your profession was dancer, singer, and actor.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

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