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Honore Family History

Honore Name Meaning

French (Honoré): from the Latin personal name Honoratus derived from honor ‘honor tribute’. The name was borne by a 5th-century bishop of Arles and a 6th-century bishop of Amiens both of whom became popular Christian saints and contributed to the frequency of the name in the Middle Ages. This surname is also found in Denmark where it was brought by French Huguenots 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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Where is the Honore family from?

You can see how Honore families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Honore family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Honore families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 14 Honore families living in Quebec. This was about 61% of all the recorded Honore's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Honore families in 1911.
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What did your Honore ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Journalier was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Honore. 100% of Honore men worked as a Journalier. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Journalier
    100%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 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 Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Honore. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

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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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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