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GenderFeminine
PronouncedPron.AHN-ər
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Meaning & History

From the English word honour, which is of Latin origin. This was one of the virtue names adopted by the Puritans in the 17th century. It can also be viewed as a form of HONORIA or HONORATA, which are ultimately derived from the same source.
VariantHonor

Categories

virtues, word names
Entry updated October 11, 2012   Contribute