Honor Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Honor End Farm in Hampden, Buckinghamshire, which is named from Old English han ‘hone’, ‘stone’ + ora ‘slope’, or possibly from Honer in Sussex, named from Old English hol ‘hollow’ + ora ‘shore’. In some cases probably an Americanized form of French Honoré (see Honore).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Honor Family Origin

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Honor Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    24%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Carriage Blacksmith

    3%

In 1880, the most common Honor occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Honor's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Honor. A less common occupation for the Honor family was Carriage Blacksmith.

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Honor Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Honor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Honor in 1962 was 32, and 63 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Honor

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