[ 3 syll. ho-no-ra, hon-ora ] The baby girl name Honora is pronounced aaNNAOR-aa- †. Honora is of Latin origin. It is used mainly in English and Irish. The meaning of Honora is 'honored, honorable'. It is derived from the word honor with the meaning 'honor, valor'. An older form of the name is Honorata (Latin). From the Roman nickname.
Honora is a form of the English Honoria in the English and Irish languages.
Honora is the feminine form of the French Honoré.
Honora is a widely used name; it has 36 forms that are used in English and foreign languages. English forms of Honora include Annora, Annorah, Anora, Anorah, Honner, Honnor, Honnour, Honor, Honorah, Honore, Honorea, Honoree, Honori, Honoria, Honorie, Honorina, Honorine, Honory, Honour, Honoura, Honoure, Honourea, Honouri, Honouria, Honourie, and Honoury. Other English variants include the shortening Nora (used in German, Irish, Italian, Scandinavian, and Scottish too), and the familiar form Honey.
Honora is not often used as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names. Within the family of girl names directly related to Honora, Nora was the most commonly used in 2012.
Baby names that sound like Honora include Honoura, Honory, Aamira, Amara, Amare, Amaree, Amari, Amaria, Amarri, Amarya, Ameera, Ameerah, Amira, Amirah, Amora, Amoree, Amorey, Amori, Amorie, and Annmarie.
† Pronunciation for Honora: AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; AO as in "ought (AO.T)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)"