Honey is a sweet name that is incredibly popular in the United Kingdom but that is less used in the United States. That does not, however, mean that the name isn't starting to become more popular on this side of the Atlantic. Read on to learn more about this beautiful name.

Meaning of the name Honey:

English: Nectar

Origin of the name Honey:

Honey is a name of English origin that roughly means “honey” and describes the product of beehives.

Symbolism of the name Honey:

Honey is both a name that symbolizes nature and sweetness, with most parents choosing the name to symbolize a positive and joyful disposition for their child.

Style of the name Honey:


Gender of the name Honey:

The name Honey is almost exclusively used for girls.

Pronunciation of the name Honey:


Number of syllables in the name Honey:


Emotion evoked from the name Honey:

The name Honey typically evokes feelings of happiness or joy, with a focus on disposition rather than expression.

Alternative spellings for the name Honey:

  • Hunny
  • Honee
  • Hunee

Nicknames for the name Honey:

  • Hun
  • Nee Nee
  • Nee

Popularity of the name Honey:

According to the Social Security Administration, the name “Honey” has not ranked as one of the top 1000 most popular girls' names in the United States since 1900.

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Great middle names for Honey and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Honey:

Honeyes in popular culture:

  • Honey Lemon (character, Big Hero Six)