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Honor names

Honor names and what they mean, for honor, homage, venerated, honored, celebrated, respect, praised.

Adoption of these boy names was at its peak during the years 1900-1909 (usage of 0.3102%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.2451%, down 21%), with names such as Albert, Elmer, Harry, Herbert and Lee falling out of fashion. The most trendy birth names in this compilation are Ahmed (#549), Archer (#303), Edison (#690), Judah (#243) and Rory (#416), and there is a revival in birth name popularity for Archer and Edison. Auston (top 18%) and Domian (44%) are popular last names.

Here is the list of Honor names for girls.

Abraham - Elmer

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Top 1000 baby names ranking of Honor names: Abraham, Ahmed, Albert, Alexis, Antonio

Abraham 1 .. Abraham, celebrated for his great faith .. Ranked in Top 1000. [Ab, Aberham, Abrahamo, Abrahim, Abrami, Avi, Brahm, Bram, Ibrahim, .. 13 more]

Achilles 2 .. .. the Trojan War, celebrated in Homer's .. Common as surnames. Compare Achilles (upper 23%), Akilles, etc. with common last name Ackles (upper 21%), which also ends with -es. [Achill, Achille, Achillea, Akillius, Aquiles, Aquilles, .. 10 more]

Ahmed 3 .. Source fr. Arabic element. "Highly praised or one who constantly .. ." Ahmed, Amad, etc. became less trendy last year, dropping -34 rankings as birth names with Ahmed leading the fall. One of the many names of .. [Achmad, Ahmaad, Ahmad, Amad, .. 6 more]

Albert 4 .. .. century mainly in honor of Prince .. Alaibert, Arbert and Atbert are kreatif forms. [Abert, Adalbert, Ailbert, Al, Albertus, Albie, Bert, Bertie, Dalbert, Elbert, .. 17 more]

Alexis 5 .. .. saint of Edessa, venerated as a .. Common, with the androgynous -is ending for Alexis like Arris. [Alejo, Aleksei, Aleksio, Aleksius, Alexi, Alexio, .. 9 more]

Amadour 6 .. .. (Rocamadour), has been venerated by the .. Not in Top 1000. [Amador, Amadore]

Antonio 7 .. .. the Catholic church, venerated on June .. Listed in Top 1000. [Antino, Antonito, Antonino, .. 5 more]

Archer 8 .. .. be used as homage to the .. Adoption of Archer peaked in 2014. See also Arther.

Austin 9 .. .. capital is named in his honor .. Adoption of Austin and variants as children's names in 2014 was down 3.2% compared to a decade ago. [Austen, Austyn, Ostin, Ostyn, .. 1 more]

Calvin 10 .. .. first name as homage to 16th .. Cal and variants grew in popularity during 1880-1889 and are less popular today, with Cal becoming less in vogue. [Cal, .. 3 more]

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Honor names: Archer, Austin, Calvin, Cornelius, Damian

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Honor names: Don, Dylan, Edison, Edward, Elmer

Chevalier 11 .. .. the Legion of Honor in France. Listed in Top 1000. [Chevy]

Cornelius 12 .. .. pope who is venerated as a .. Rare, with the masculine-sounding -us suffix for Cornelius, Kornelious, etc. like Celsius. [Con, Cornall, Corneille, Kornelious, Neal, Neel, Neely, .. 11 more]

Damian 13 .. .. Father Damien is honored as the .. Common, with usage of 0.1121% for Damian and variants as children's names in 2014, but lower than 0.122% a year ago. [Daemon, Daimon, Damen, Dameon, Damianus, Damien, Damyen, Daymon, .. 11 more]

Demos 14 .. Also possibly homage to Greece's most .. Demas, Demos and Dimos are rarely found as first names. [Demas, .. 1 more]

Don 15 .. .. may be in honor of John .. Donnie and variants peaked in popularity during 1950-1959 and are now less popular, with Donny, Donnie, Donn and Don becoming less in vogue. [Donn, Donnan, Donnie, .. 2 more]

Dylan 16 .. .. use is probably homage to poet .. Conventional, with usage of 0.2247% for Dylan and variants as children's names in 2014, though lower than 0.2277% the previous year. [Dillan, Dyllon, Dylon, Dylonn, .. 2 more]

Edison 17 .. .. is used in honor of inventor .. Eddison is more rarefied as a form of Edison. [Eddison, .. 2 more]

Edward 18 .. .. came to be venerated in Europe .. Duarte, Eadbhard, Eadward, Edik and Edoardo are more exclusive as variant forms of Edward. [Duarte, Ed, Edouard, Eduard, Edwardo, Ewart, Teddy, .. 20 more]

Efrat 19 .. Derived fr. Hebrew element. "honored." Not in Top 1000. [Ephrat]

Elmer 20 .. .. 19th century in honor of American .. Elmer has decreased in popularity as a boys' name circa the 1900s. [Aylmar, Aylmer, Elemer, Ellmer, Elmir, .. 1 more]

Quick Reference

Summary of Honor names (and variants) for boys.

Abraham - Elmer
Abraham [Bram, Brahm, Ebrahim, Ibrahim, ..], Achilles [Aquil, Quilo, Aquiles, Aquilles, ..], Ahmed [Amed, Amad, Amahd, Amadi, ..], 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 - Jude
Elton [Alton, Elden, Eldon, Ellton], Ewart [Evart, Evert, Ewert, Evarts], Fermin [Firmin], Ferrer, Fidel [Fido, Fidelo, Fidelix, Fidello, ..], Franklin [Frank, Franklyn, Franklynn, Franklinn, ..], Garfield [Gary, Garry], Gaurav [Gorav, Gourav], Gervase [Jarvey, Jarvis, Jervis, Gerwazy, ..], Gladstone, Greeley [Greely, Greelea, Greeleigh], Gus [Guss, Gustav], Harry [Hal, Harrie, Heimrich], Herbert [Herb, Herbie, Heribert, Heriberto, ..], Hillel, Honore [Honorius, Honoratus], Inigo, Jarvis [Jary, Jarvey, Jervey, Jervis, ..], Judah [Jud, Jody, Judd, Jude], Jude [Judd, Judas, Judsen, Judson, ..]

Kenyatta - Timon
Kenyatta, Lee [Lea, Leigh], Lloyd [Loyd, Floyd], 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], Tennyson [Tenny], Timon

Timothy - Zebulon
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]