Horace

Male

Meaning

Man Of Time

Origin

Latin

Pronunciation

/ˈhɔːrəs/

Traits associated with the name Horace:

Dogs named Horace tend to be loving, industrious, and loyal. This name is also associated with companionship.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Horace?

Naming your dog Horace suggests that you have a fondness for classic names and may have a traditional or old-fashioned style. It could also suggest that you have a sense of humor and enjoy giving your pet a unique name.

Is Horace a good dog name?

Horace has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Horace isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

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2,425
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3,328
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Horace is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Horace was, in the past month, the 2006th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of July 2024, Horace is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Horace was viewed 0 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Horace's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Horace is most adored in District of Columbia, Missouri and California.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Iowa, Oklahoma and New Jersey.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Horace.

Most popular breeds named Horace:

  1. Rottweiler
  2. Labrador Retriever

Horace is found in these categories:

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Popular during Roman times, this canine moniker lacks modern-day appeal.

Dog names like Horace:

Home ruler
Battle warrior
Home ruler
The son of Hugh
Commander
Anchor, Steadfast
Horace dog name meaning

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