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Honore Name Meaning

French (Honoré): from a medieval personal name (Latin Honoratus ‘honored’). The name was borne by a 5th-century bishop of Arles and a 6th-century bishop of Amiens, both of whom became popular minor saints and contributed to the frequency of the name in the Middle Ages. The surname was taken to Denmark by French Huguenots who migrated there in the 17th century.

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


Similar surnames: Moore, Honor, Hone, Monge, Bonomo, Howard, Honold, Hodor, Tenore

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Honore Family Origin

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Honore Family Occupations

What did your Honore ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Honore occupation in the USA was Laborer. 37% of Honore's were Laborers. Laborer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Honore. A less common occupation for the Honore family was Bricklayer.

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  • Laborer

    37%
  • Keeping House

    20%
  • Farm Laborer

    13%
  • Bricklayer

    7%

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Honore Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Honore. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Honore 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 Honore. 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 Honore. For the veterans among your Honore ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Honore Life Expectancy

What is the average Honore lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Honore life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Honore in 1949 was 30, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Honore 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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