Honor Family History

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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 1939, Agricultural Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Honor. 3% of Honor men worked as an Agricultural Labourer and 50% of Honor women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Honor were Baker Heavy Worker and Box Maker

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Agricultural Labourer
    3%
  • Incapacitated
    3%
  • Aluminium Roller Machine Operator
    2%
  • Baker Heavy Worker
    2%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    50%
  • Incapacitated
    4%
  • Shop Assistant
    4%
  • Box Maker
    3%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Honor Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 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 858 immigration records available for the last name Honor. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 9,000 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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