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Horace Name Meaning

English: from the personal name Horace, Latin Horatius, a Roman family name of unknown origin, associated chiefly with the name of the poet Quintus Horatius Flaccus (65–8 bc).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Horace Family Origin

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Horace Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Farm Laborer

    11%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Horace family was Keeping House. The most common Horace occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Horace's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Horace.

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Horace Historical Records

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Horace Life Expectancy

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