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What does Honora mean?

Honora Pronunciation of Honora [hon-o-ra] as a name for girls has its root in Latin, and the name Honora means "woman of honor". Honora is an alternate form of Annora (Latin). Honora is also a Latin form of Honor (Latin): a virtue name. See also Honey and Nora.


Honora has 6 variants: Anora, Anorah, Honorah, Honoree, Honoria and Onora.

4 more relations via Annora, Honor: Honorata, Honorine, Honour and Nora.

Creative forms:
(female) Hanora, Honola, ..

(male) Honero, Honony, ..

Middle name pairings:
Honora Shay (H.S.), ..

How popular is Honora?

Honora is an uncommon first name for females but a somewhat popular last name for both adults and children (#123314 out of 150436, Top 82%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Honora entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its apex rank of #809 in the U.S. then, but is not in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Honora name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular related forms of Honora are Nora (#41 in 2015), Honor (#1720), Honorine and Honey. These forms of Honora are at the height of their popularity presently (median #1552). Nora has been the overall favorite.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Honora, Honey, Honor, Honorine, Nora in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Honora is pronounced similarly to Enora, Onnora and Onoria. Other suggested similar names are Aldora, Alondra, Azora, Candra, Cora, Debora, Delora, Dinora, Dobra, Drora, Eldora, Elenora, Eleonora, Eliora, Elnora, Elora, Fedora, Flora, Fyodora, Ginara, Hadara, Hajra, Hanina, Hanja, Hanka, Hanna, Hazona (see Chazona), Henia, Henka, Honie, Honna, Hosana, Janora, Kanara, Kandra, Kyndra, Lanora, Leanora, Lenora, Lenorra, Leodora, Leonara, Leonora, Leora, Madora, Medora, Menora, Moyra, Munira, Noora, Noura, Ondra, Ornora (see Onora), Pandra, Socorra, Sondra, Sonoma, Sonora, Tamora, Temora, Todora, Tora, Vannora, Vanora, Vondra, Zandra, Zinara, Zipora, Zohara, Zohndra, Zondra and Zora. These names tend to be more frequently used than Honora.

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