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Page 1/3. 59 Honor names and what they mean, for honor, homage, venerated, honored, celebrated for baby boys, listing 1-20. Here is the list of Honor names for girls.
Abraham .. Biblical: Abraham, celebrated for his great faith, was the ancestor-father of Israel and some of the Arabic peoples ..
Achilles .. Mythology: name of the hero of the Trojan War, celebrated in Homer's "Iliad", famous for his valor and manly beauty ..
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 ..
Alexis .. Saint Alexis (fifth century) was a popular saint of Edessa, venerated as a "man of God" ..
Amadour .. A Saint Amadour, purportedly founder of a French shrine (Rocamadour), has been venerated by the Catholic church, but recent research indicates he probably never lived.
Antonio .. Saint Anthony of Padua is a very important saint in the Catholic church, venerated on June 13 ..
Archer .. In Australia, the name may be used as homage to the seven Archer brothers who were well-known pastoralists and explorers in 19th-century Queensland ..
Austin .. The state capital is named in his honor ..
Calvin .. Transferred to a first name as homage to 16th-century French religious reformer Jean Calvin, whose thinking deeply influenced the Presbyterian, Methodist, and Huguenot branches of Protestantism ..
Chevalier .. A chevalier is a member of certain male orders of knighthood or merit, such as the Legion of Honor in France.
Cornelius .. Also the name of a third-century pope who is venerated as a saint ..
Damian .. The Belgian priest Father Damien is honored as the man who gave his life helping the lepers of Molokai in Hawaii ..
Demos .. Also possibly homage to Greece's most famous orator, Demosthenes ..
Don .. Use of the Welsh Gaelic surname Donne as a given name may be in honor of John Donne, the 17th century poet ..
Dylan .. Modern use is probably homage to poet Dylan Thomas ..
Edison .. The name is used in honor of inventor Thomas Edison.
Edward .. King Edward the Confessor (11th century) was also a saint and came to be venerated in Europe as a model of a Christian king ..
Efrat .. (Hebrew) "Honored."
Elmer .. Used as a given name in America since the 19th century in honor of American Revolution activists Ebenezer and Jonathan Elmer ..
Elton .. Singer Elton John adopted the name in honor of saxophonist Elton Dean.
Abraham, Albert, Alexis, Antonio, Austin, Calvin, Cornelius, Damian, Don, Dylan, Edison, Edward, Elmer and Elton are commonly used names, while Achilles, Amadour, Archer, Chevalier, Demos and Efrat are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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