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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


Similar surnames: Hoar, Hood, Mondor, Horner, Honer, Honore, Hoo, Hiner, Hover, Hodor

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Honor Family Origin

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Honor Family Occupations

What did your Honor ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Honor family was Carriage Blacksmith. 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.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    24%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Carriage Blacksmith

    3%

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Honor Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Honor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Honor census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Honor. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Honor. For the veterans among your Honor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Honor Life Expectancy

What is the average Honor lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Honor ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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