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Page 1/2. 25 Honor names and what they mean, for honor for baby boys, listing 1-20. Albert, Austin, Don, Edison, Elmer, Elton, Fermin, Fidel, Herbert, Lee, Marshall and Timothy are commonly used names, while Chevalier, Ewart, Ferrer, Gervase, Ninian, Olimpio, Parnell and Plato are rare in comparison. Here is the list of Honor names for girls.
Albert .. The name was revived in the 19th century mainly in honor of Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, consort of Queen Victoria, who was noted for his enthusiastic support of the application of science to the modern industrial age ..
Austin .. The state capital is named in his honor ..
Chevalier .. A chevalier is a member of certain male orders of knighthood or merit, such as the Legion of Honor in France.
Don .. Use of the Welsh Gaelic surname Donne as a given name may be in honor of John Donne, the 17th century poet ..
Edison .. The name is used in honor of inventor Thomas Edison.
Elton .. Singer Elton John adopted the name in honor of saxophonist Elton Dean.
Ewart .. Probably first used as a given name in honor of the Victorian statesman William Ewart Gladstone (19th century) ..
Fermin .. The famous running of the bulls in Pamplona, Spain, takes place in honor of a bishop and saint named Fermin.
Ferrer .. Surname used in honor of Saint Vincent Ferrer (14th century).
Lee .. Surname frequently used in the American South as a given name in honor of Confederate general Robert E ..
Ninian .. The name is usually given in honor of a fifth-century Irish saint ..
Olimpio .. Ancient Olympic champions were given the highest seats of honor at public gatherings, even higher than those reserved for victorious generals.
Parnell .. Use may be in honor of Charles Parnell, the 19th-century Irish politician who campaigned for home rule in Ireland ..
Plato .. The nickname given the famous Greek philosopher by his teacher in athletics in honor of his broad physique ..
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