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68 Honor baby names and what they mean, for honor, homage, venerated, celebrated.

These boy names were at the peak of their popularity during the years 1890-1899 (usage of 7.7%) and have become much less common since (usage 2.6%, 65.6%), with names such as Edward becoming less fashionable. The most trendy birth names in this compilation are Abraham (#180), Archer (#303), Damian (#102), Rory (#416) and Wesley (#130).

Here is the list of Celebrated names for girls.


Abraham - Elton | Ewart - Honore | Huxley - Sharif | Tennyson - Zebulon


AbrahamAbraham
Abraham, celebrated for his great faith .. Abrahem is also a slightly favored kid's name. [Ab, Abe, Aberham, Abrahim, Abramo, Abrams, Brahm, Ibrahim, .. 14 more]

AchillesAchilles
.. the Trojan War, celebrated in Homer's .. Achilles (top 23%), like Ahles (top 18%), Ackles (21%), is a common -es suffix last name. [Achill, Achillea, Achilleo, Achilleus, Achillios, Achillius, Akil, Quilo, .. 7 more]

AlbertAlbert
.. century mainly in honor of Prince .. Albert and Alberto were among 2014's Top names. [Abert, Adalbert, Adelbrecht, Al, Albertus, Albrecht, Alvertos, Bertie, Ulbricht, .. 18 more]

AlexisAlexis
.. saint of Edessa, venerated as a .. A very familiar children's name (#302 in latest rankings), Alexis is also used frequently as a last name. [Alejo, Alexi, .. 12 more]

Amadour
.. (Rocamadour), has been venerated by the .. Less popular today. Amador was the variation last found (1997) in the Top 2000. [Amador, Amadore]

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Honor names: Abraham, Achilles, Albert, Alexis, Antonio

AntonioAntonio
.. the Catholic church, venerated on June .. Adoption of Antonio, Anton, etc. as baby names in 2014 was down 3.6% compared to the previous year. [Antino, Antonito, Antonello, Antonius, .. 4 more]

ArcherArcher
.. be used as homage to the .. Adoption of Archer as a baby name in 2014 was significantly more than in 2004. See also Arther.

AustinAustin
.. capital is named in his honor .. Used widely as baby names, Austin, Austen, etc. are similar to the common Justin. [Austen, Austyn, Ostin, .. 2 more]

CalvinCalvin
.. first name as homage to 16th .. Usage of Calvin and forms was well-received among parents in the 1920s and is lower today, with Calvin becoming less stylish. [Cal, Calvino, .. 2 more]

Chevalier
.. the Legion of Honor in France. Chevy is commonly used as a form of Chevalier. [Chevy]

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Honor names: Archer, Austin, Calvin, Cornelius, Damian

CorneliusCornelius
.. pope who is venerated as a .. A conventional baby name (#1206 the past year), Cornelius is also used often as a last name. [Con, Cornelious, Cornilius, Kornelious, Kornelis, Neil, Neely, .. 11 more]

DamianDamian
.. Father Damien is honored as the .. Damon is more widely used than the rest, although Damian appears to be getting popular too, while versions like Damon are no longer trendy. [Daemon, Daimen, Dameon, Damien, Damon, Demyan, .. 14 more]

Demos
Also possibly homage to Greece's most .. Demoe, Demons are common last names. [Demas, .. 1 more]

DonDon
.. may be in honor of John .. Don (upper 11%), Donn (76%), Donnie (26%) and Donny (58%) are conventional male names, whereas Donnan and Donne are rarely used. [Donn, Donnan, .. 3 more]

DylanDylan
.. use is probably homage to poet .. Dylonn is more rarefied as a variant form of Dylan. [Dillan, Dillon, Dyllon, Dylonn, .. 2 more]

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Honor names: Don, Dylan, Edison, Edward, Elmer, Elton

EdisonEdison
.. is used in honor of inventor .. Eddison is more rarefied as a form of Edison. [Eddison, .. 2 more]

EdwardEdward
.. came to be venerated in Europe .. Usage of Edward, Eduard, etc. as children's names in 2014 was 7.8% less than the year before. [Duarte, Eddy, Edison, Edouard, Eduard, Edvard, Edwards, Neddie, Ted, Teddie, .. 17 more]

Efrat
Derived fr. Hebrew element. "Honored." Efrat and Ephrat are unique as baby names. [Ephrat]

ElmerElmer
.. 19th century in honor of American .. Elmer is prevalent (upper 18%) as a given name. [Aylmar, Elemer, .. 4 more]

EltonElton
.. the name in honor of saxophonist .. Uncommon, with usage of 0.009% for Elton, Alton, etc. as birth names in 2014, higher than 0.008% a year ago. [Alton, Elden, .. 2 more]

Quick Reference

Index of all Honor names [and variants] for boys.

1. Abraham - Elton
Abraham [Bram, Brahm, Ebrahim, Ibrahim, ..], Achilles [Aquil, Quilo, Aquiles, Aquilles, ..], Albert [Elbert, Delbert, Elbrecht, Ulbricht, ..], Alexis [Alexy, Alexus, Alexios, Alexius, ..], Amadour [Amador, Amadore], Antonio [Tony, Antonino, Antonius, Antonello, ..], Archer, Austin [Ostin, Ostyn, Austyn, Ostynn], Calvin [Cal, Kalvin, Vinnie, Calvino], Chevalier [Chevy], Cornelius [Neal, Neel, Neil, Neely, ..], Damian [Dayman, Daymon, Demyan, Daymian, ..], Demos [Demas, Dimos], Don [Donne, Donny, Donnan, Donnie], Dylan [Dylon, Dyllan, Dyllon, Dylonn, ..], Edison [Eddy, Edson, Eddison], Edward [Ted, Teddy, Neddie, Teddie, ..], Efrat [Ephrat], Elmer [Elmir, Aymer, Ellmer, Elemer, ..], Elton [Alton, Elden, Eldon, Ellton]

2. Ewart - Honore
Ewart [Evart, Evert, Ewert, Evarts], Fermin [Firmin], Ferrer, Fidel [Fido, Fidelo, Fidelix, Fidello, ..], Franklin [Frank, Franklyn, Franklynn, Franklinn, ..], Garfield [Gary, Garry], Gaurav [Gorav, Gourav], Gerasim, Gervase [Jarvey, Jarvis, Jervis, Gerwazy, ..], Gladstone, Glyndwr [Glin, Glyn, Glynn, Glyndwer], Gordon [Gordy, Gordan, Gordie, Gorden], Greeley [Greely, Greelea, Greeleigh], Harlan [Harlin, Harlyn, Harlenn, Harlynn, ..], Harry [Hal, Harrie, Heimrich], Hassan [Hasan, Hasani, Hassain], Havelock, Herbert [Herbie, Herberto, Heribert, Heriberto, ..], Hillel, Honore [Honorius, Honoratus]

3. Huxley - Sharif
Huxley [Huxly, Huxlee, Huxlea, Huxleigh], Inigo, Jarvis [Jary, Jarvey, Jervey, Jervis, ..], Kenyatta, Lee [Lea, Leigh], Longfellow, Luther [Lutero, Lothar, Louther, Lothario, ..], Marshall [Marsh, Marshal, Marschal, Marshell, ..], Meir [Myer, Meiri, Meyer, Mayer], Nicandro [Nikander, Nicandros, Nikandreo, Nikandrios, ..], Ninian, Olimpio [Olimpo, Olympio, Olympus, Olympios], Parnell [Parnel, Parrnell], Plato [Platon], Raleigh [Rawly, Ralegh, Rawley, Rawleigh], Rocco [Rock, Rocko, Rocky, Roque, ..], Roland [Rowe, Rollo, Rolly, Rowland, ..], Rory [Rorik, Rorry, Rorey, Rorric], Saviero, Sharif [Sherif, Shareef, Shereef]

4. Tennyson - Zebulon
Tennyson [Tenny], Timothy [Tymon, Tymothy, Tymmothy, Tymoteusz, ..], Toussaint, Vincent [Vinny, Vinnie, Vinzenz, Wincenty, ..], Wesley [Wesly, Wessley, Westley, Westleigh], Yancy [Yance, Yancey, Yantsey], Ynyr, Zebulon [Zebulen, Zebulun, Zevulon, Zevulun]

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