Meaning and Origin of: Honor

Girl name origins & meanings

  • Latin : Dignified
  • French : Nobleman

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : habitational name from Honor End Farm in Hampden, Buckinghamshire, which is named from Old English hān ‘hone’, ‘stone’ + ōra ‘slope’, or possibly from Honer in Sussex, named from Old English hol ‘hollow’ + ōra ‘shore’.
  • In some cases probably an Americanized form of French Honoré (see Honore).

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