If you're looking for a striking name with a literary spirit, consider Horatio, a masculine name of Latin origin that means "timekeeper." It is derived from the old Latin surname Horatius, providing connotations of tradition and history. It is most notably connected to the character in William Shakespeare's tragedy, Hamlet. In the play, Horatio is Hamlet's closest friend and confidant. Trustworthy and loyal, he is an example of a true friend with a wise perspective.
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