Honor name meaning

Updated: March 15th, 2024
Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Latin
Usage: English
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Honor ho-nor
Meaning: Woman of Honor and Esteem
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What does Honor mean?

Persistent and Odd Honor is used in English is a gender insensitive name, rooted from Latin, Honor means "Honor or Esteem". Honor is variant of Honoré. Honoré is French equivalent of Honorius.

Meaning of Honoré is Honored, Worthy of Honor and Honor is used specifically in French has origin in Latin.

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How do I pronounce Honor?

The most common pronunciation of two syllabled Honor is ho-nor.

Variants of Honor

Honoré, Honoratus, Honorius, Ynyr

Names that rhyme with Honor

How popular is the name Honor?

Honor used to be a common name in United States, first appeared in 1888 and over 3124 babies have been given the name in 135 years. At the peak of its usage in 1897,.

After 135 years, the name has past its prime. Also, In England and Wales, Honor was once a common name since emerging in 1996 it has been given to over 1712 babies.

At the peak of its usage in 2003,. However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 23 years.

Honor is a unique baby name in Netherlands, during its short term of usage, the name has been to the top 600 names.

Recently in 2018, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 531 on boy names chart when 27 babies were named Honor. The moniker is an uncommon baby name in Ireland, even after 31 years of use, it could not make it big.

Over 137 babies in Ireland have been named Honor. The moniker is a rare baby name in Netherlands still in use today. Honor is a common name in England while somewhat familiar name in Brazil, Canada, Scotland, Australia, Philippines and New Zealand.

At least, 5000 people globally have carried Honor as their given name according to our estimate.

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Numerological aspects of Honor

You work hard to become a better person for yourself, and for the people you love. You are a creative person with a lot of ideas on your mind. Pick the most optimistic and hopeful one, and put it to work. You don't believe in second chances. You are an opportunist with an optimistic attitude. You believe that each one of us was born with a purpose or is supposed to give their life a purpose of their own.

Other names similar to Honor

  •  Lorenc - Lorencs origin is Latin, meaning of Lorenc is "Laurel" and is used for boys is majorly used in Albanian
  •  Rainer - Rainer's meaning is Warrior, Army or Frog is originated from Germanic and Latin and a gender insensitive name is especially used in Swedish, Norwegian and English
  •  Minerva - Prominent and Conifer Minerva is originated from Greek and Latin, Minerva means "Roman God of Knowledge or Inspired By the Eponymous Roman Goddess of Wisdom", a girl name is substantially used in Tamil, Danish and Icelandic
  •  Franz - Outstanding and Perennial boy name Franz is used in Norwegian and Swedish, meaning of Franz is "Little Frenchman / Franke or Free Condition" is rooted from German and Germanic
  •  Ulysses - Acclaimed and Evergreen unisex name Ulysses is used primarily in Danish, Hindi and English that originated from Old Greek, meaning of Ulysses is "The Word Odyssesthai Meaning to Hate, Wrathful or Hate"
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Middle names for Honor

Below are celebrated and loveable middle names we think go particularly well with Honor:

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Sibling Names for Honor

If you're considering the name "Honor" for your bundle of joy, you might be wondering what other names would pair well with it. Look no further than this list of sibling names that complement the unique and meaningful moniker. From classic to trendy, there's sure to be a name that catches your attention.

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Famous people named Honor

  • Honor killing of Hatun Sürücü, Turkish-Kurdish woman living
  • Honor Ford-Smith, Jamaican actress, playwright, scholar, and poet
  • Honor Crowley, Irish Fianna Fáil politician
  • Honor Tracy, British writer of novels and travel literature
  • Honor Harger, curator and artist from New Zealand
  • Honor Fell, British scientist and zoologist
  • Honor Blackman, English actress, widely
  • Honor Harrington, fictional character invented
  • Honor Fraser, Scottish art dealer
  • Honor Byrne in Io sono l'amore as Actress
  • Honor Bliss in One Night It Happened as Actress
  • Honor Kneafsey in A Scandal in Belgravia as Actress
  • Honorine Bell in The Terminal as Actress
  • Honor Lawrence, from 1970 drama film Walk the Walk, who played Judy.

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