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pinWhat does Honey mean?

Honey /hon-ey/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is pronounced HUN-ee. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Honey is "nectar". May possibly be a diminutive of Honora, though often used as a nickname and name of endearment.


Honey has 5 relations via Honora: Anora, Anorah, Honorah, Honoria and Onora.

Kreatif forms: Hayney, Holney, Hona. [more]

pinHow popular is Honey?

Honey is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2688 out of 4276, Top 63%) and an even more popular last name for all people (#10745 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Census)

The only popular variation form of Honey (not ranked) ranked in the Top 1000 is Honora. Adoption of this girl name was at its most widespread during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.154%) and is now less. Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Honey and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Honora in U.S.

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

pinSimilar Names

Honey is alike in pronunciation to Hanny and Honna. Another suggested similar baby name is Toney. These names tend to be less commonly used than Honey.