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pinWhat does Honor mean?

Honor /hon-or/ 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, and Emperor Theodosius the Great was given the title of Honorius and his niece was known as Honoria. See also Ynyr and Aneurin. Actress Honor Blackman.


Honor has 15 variants: Annora, Anora, Honora, Honorah, Honorata, Honoree, Honoria, Honorine, Honour, Nora, Norah, Norina, Norine, Norry and Onora.

Kreatif forms: Heinor, Henor, Honorro. [more]

pinHow 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 2 years ago), Norah (#163) and Norine. Usage of these relations of Honor is at its most widespread today (average #553). Nora has generally been a favorite of parents, though Norah has become popular as well, while Norine has lost favor. Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of the girl name Honor and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Honora, Nora, Norah, Norine in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Nora outside U.S.