Gender Feminine

Meaning & History

Feminine form of Honorius. This name was borne by the sister of the Western Roman emperor Valentinian III. After her brother had her engaged to a man she did not like, she wrote to Attila the Hun asking for help. Attila interpreted this as a marriage proposal and subsequently invaded.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesEnora(Breton) Honora, Annora, Honor, Honour, Nonie, Nora, Norah, Noreen, Norene(English) Enora(French) Honora, Onóra, Nóirín, Nóra, Nora, Norah, Noreen(Irish)
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Entry updated December 7, 2022