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Gender: F Origin of Honor: Virtue name

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Honor is a somewhat more pressured virtue name than Hope or Grace, placing a high standard on any girl carrying it, but it's a goal worth setting. By choosing Honor for her daughter, Jessica Alba brought it very much into the modern world.

Probably the best known bearer is British actress Honor Blackman, remembered for her roles in The Avengers and the James Bond Goldfinger.

The more feminine Honora is also pretty and a fresh route to Nora. In another variation, Honoria Blake is a character in the Dickens novel Bleak House, Honoria Brady is the hero's cousin in the 1844 novel The Luck of Barry Lyndon by W. M. Thackeray and Honoria Glossop, a character in the Jeeves stories by P. G. Wodehouse.

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Famous People Named Honor

Honor Marie, daughter of Jessica Alba and Cash Warren
Honor Moore, American writer
Honor Blackman, English actress
Honor Byrne, twin son of actress Tilda Swinton

Pop Culture References for the Name Honor

- On the NBC show Scrubs, Turk presents the name as a choice to his wife (Carla), but she dismisses it because of all of the jokes that can be made using it.
- Honor is the name of Logan Huntzberger's sister on the tv show Gilmore Girls.
- Honor Blake, character in J. M. Synge's play The Playboy of the Western World (1907)
-Honor Bright, protagonist of Tracy Chevalier's "The Last Runaway"
Honor is the main character of Allegra Goodman's "The Other Side of The Island" a dystopian novel.

Honorea, Honoria, Honorine, Honour, Nora, Norah, Noreen, Norine, Norrie, Nureen

Honor's International Variations

Honorina (Filipino) Honore (French) Onóra (Irish Gaelic) Honorata, Honora (Italian)