"woman of honor"

Honoria Origin and Meaning

The name Honoria is a girl's name meaning "woman of honor".

This is an eighteenth century elaboration of Honor found in Charles Dickens (Bleak House) but rarely heard here and now.

Famous People Named Honoria

  • (Justa Grata) Honoriasister of the Western Roman Emperor Valentinian III, famous for her plea of love and help to Attila the Hun
  • Honoria Somerville KeerBritish WWI physician
  • Honoria AcostaSison, first Filipina woman physician

Honoria in Pop Culture

  • HonoriaLady Dedlock, 'bearer (before marriage) of the illegitimate Esther Summerson, by Captain Hawdon,' in Charles Dickens' Bleak House
  • Honoria BradyBarry Lyndon's cousin in W.M. Thackeray's "Barry Lyndon"
  • Honoria Glossopcharacter in the Jeeves stories by P. G. Wodehouse
  • Honoria SmytheSmith, character in novels by Julia Quinn
  • Honoria Fellcharacter from The Vampire Diaries
  • Lady Honoriamain character in "Honoria and Mammon" by James Shirley
  • Queen Honoria of Nod'ol from Heather Dixon's "Illusionarium".