Gender Masculine
Usage Hungarian
Pronounced Pron. HOO-nor
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Meaning & History

Derived from the ethnic term Hun, which refers to the nomadic people from Central Asia who expanded into Europe in the 4th century. The word Hun is from Latin Hunnus, which is possibly of Turkic origin. According to medieval Hungarian legend, the brothers Hunor and Magor were the ancestors of the Huns and the Magyars (Hungarians) respectively.

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Name Days

Hungary: September 10

Entry updated November 20, 2020