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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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  1. Egyptian solar god with the head of a falcon; the son of Osiris and Isis

From Late Latin Hōrus, from Ancient Greek Ὧρος (Hôros), from Egyptian ḥr.

  1. (Egyptian mythology) The ancient Egyptian falcon-headed god of the sun, sky, war, and kingship.

Horus was also found in the following language(s): Danish, German, Polish, and Spanish

Notable Persons Named Horus

Horus was born on November 28th, 1982 in Guadalajara. Horus is also known as Neftali and Moisés.


Horus was born in 1914. He died in 1991.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Horus

Rey was born on June 24th, 1984 in Tijuana. Rey is also known as Hijo De Rey Misterio and El.


Horus was born on November 28th, 1982 in Guadalajara. Horus is also known as Neftali and Moisés.


Fun Facts about the name Horus

  • How Popular is the name Horus? Horus is the 65,461st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Horus have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 16 babies born with the first name Horus in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Horus? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2011 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Horus first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Horus is Thursday, November 25th, 1897.
  • What year had the most people named Horus born? The highest recorded use of the first name Horus was in 2016 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Horus: Your name in reverse order is Suroh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rhosu. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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