Shortened from Honoria and Honora; later also interpreted as a virtue name by Puritans.
- A female given name.
- 2004 Annie Proulx, Bad Dirt, Fourth Estate, ISBN 0007196911, 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.
- The given name is often spelled Honor also in the U.K.