Names That Mean Honor

Many parents hope their child grows up to be honored and respected, and some might choose to reflect that in their son or daughter’s name. Names related to honor and respect have meanings such as praise, esteemed, admirable, and integrity. Prestigious baby names include current favorites like Nora and Jude, as well as lesser-heard names like Cadogan and Mireya. Take a look at this list if you need an honorable baby name for your child.

  • Aenea

    The name Aenea is a girl's name meaning "the praised one". This name found in the fantasy series Endymion/Rise of Endymion has a slightly physiological feel to it.Read More 

  • Aeneas

    The name Aeneas is a boy's name of Greek origin meaning "the praised one". He was the legendary son of Venus, hero of Troy and Rome, and broke the heart of Queen Dido of Carthage. Sure, its more... Read More 

  • Ahmad

    The name Ahmad is a boy's name of Arabic origin meaning "greatly praised". One of the five hundred plus variations on Muhammad, this is a favorite Muslim choice. Read More 

  • Akbar

    The name Akbar is a boy's name of Arabic origin meaning "praised". Name of a great Indian Mogul king, a Matt Groening cartoon character, and many Indian restaurants. Read More 

  • Alimayu

    The name Alimayu is a boy's name of African, Ethiopian origin meaning "in honor of God". Wesley Snipes chose this distinctive East African name for his son.Read More 

  • Aneurin

    The name Aneurin is a boy's name of Welsh origin meaning "honor". Rarely heard in the US, it's best remembered in the U.K. via Aneurin Bevan, who as Minister for Health was instrumental in... Read More 

  • Anju

    The name Anju is a girl's name meaning "an honor". Pronounced AHN-joo, a soft, seductive name with a noble meaning.Read More 

  • Annora

    The name Annora is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "honor". Annora is a noble name, a distinctive twist on its most essential form: Honor. Other variations to explore include Honora and Nora. Read More 

  • Aryan

    The name Aryan is a boy's name of Iranian origin meaning "warrior, honorable". Aryan derives from the Sanskrit word ārya, meaning “honorable” or “high-born.” As a term, Aryan was used to... Read More 

  • Athalie

    The name Athalie is a girl's name meaning "God is praised". An interesting cousin of Natalie (the 'h' is silent) found in the Louisiana Cajun community, Athalie is the name of a tragedy by... Read More 

List Categories:
See All List Categories