What does Honor mean?
Honor /hon-or/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is pronounced AHN-er. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Honor is "woman of honor". A virtue name; Honour was used by the Puritans. Actress Honor Blackman.
Related girl name: Annora.Kreatif forms: Heanor, Henor, Hohor. [more]
How popular is Honor?
Honor is a rare first name for females but a very popular surname for all people (#34210 out of 150436, Top 23%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Prominent related forms of Honor (outside Top 1000) ranked in the Top 1000 are Honora, Nora (#49 in 2014), Norah (#163) and Norine. Usage of these girl names is at its most widespread today (usage of 0.447%), except for the form Norine which has become less in vogue. Nora (#49) and Norah (#163) are two of the more trendy baby names here, with both names undergoing a resurgence in popularity. Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of the girl name Honor and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)