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See also: honor and hönor


Alternative forms[edit]


Shortened from Honoria and Honora; later also interpreted as a virtue name by Puritans.

Proper noun[edit]


  1. A female given name.
    • 2004 Annie Proulx, Bad Dirt, Fourth Estate, →ISBN, page 104:
      They had named the baby Honor because Eugenie had been moved by Honoré de Balzac's Le Père Goriot in her French class.

Usage notes[edit]

  • The given name is often spelled Honor even in the UK.