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Girl Name: Honor

Name: Honor
Pronunciation: \ho-nor\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: woman of honor
Origin: Latin
Related Names: Annora
Sounds Like: Henrie
Variant forms: Honora, Honorah, Honorata, Honoria, Honorine, Honour, Nora, Norah, Norine, Norry
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 40441


Honor \ho-nor\ as a girl's name is pronounced AHN-er. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Honor is "woman of honor".

Honor has 10 variant forms: Honora, Honorah, Honorata, Honoria, Honorine, Honour, Nora, Norah, Norine and Norry.

For more information, see also the related name Annora.

A baby name that sounds like Honor is Henrie.

View a list of the 27 names that reference Honor.


Honor is not a popular first name for women but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#40441 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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