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Horatio

Origin

  • latin: Keeper of the hours; derived from the same root as Horace and a Roman surname, Horatio was adapted to given name use centuries ago. In Shakespeare''s Hamlet, Horatio is the prince''s friend, and it is to him Hamlet addresses many famous speeches. "Alas, poor Yorick! I knew him, Horatio."

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