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What does Oratio mean?

Oratio Pronunciation of Oratio [ora-tio] as a name for boys is a Latin and Italian name, and the name Oratio means "prayer". Oratio is a version of Horace (Latin): from Horatius. Oratio is also a form of Orazio (Italian).


2 relations via Horace, Orazio: Horacio and Horatio.

Creative forms:
(male) Orapio, Ortio, ..

(female) Orata, Orathe, ..

Middle name pairings:
Oratio Jahir (O.J.), ..

How popular is Oratio?

Oratio is an uncommon given name for males. Oratio is an equivalently rare last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Oratio (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000 are Horatio, Horacio and Horace. Adoption of these relations of Oratio reached its apex in the 1890s (usage of 0.2%), but now, the form Horace has become somewhat dated. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Horace, Horacio, Horatio in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Oratio and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Acacio, Amalio, Arcadio, Ario, Aristio, Arrio, Arsanio (see Arsenio), Biagio, Braulio, Bravlio, Bricio, Brizio, Caio, Dacio, Dario, Eladio, Esabio (see Eusebius), Esavio (see Eusebius), Fabio, Favio, Flavio, Franio, Ilario, Inacio, Irenio, Mario, Oates, Octavio, Odilio, Olivio, Omari, Oral, Oran, Orfeo, Orin, Orion, Orlando, Orlin, Oro, Orphie, Orric, Orrin, Orsin, Orsino, Orsis, Orsonio (see Orson), Orton, Orvil, Orvin, Orwin, Ostin, Otho, Otis, Ottavio, Ottis, Otto, Owain, Stasio, Tadio and Tavio. These names tend to be more frequently used than Oratio.

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