Common name prefixes, titles and honorifics

Every time I need a list of name prefixes, I never have one handy. Here’s a list of common English honorifics that I’m slowly compiling:

  • Ms
  • Miss
  • Mrs
  • Mr
  • Master
  • Rev (Reverend)
  • Fr (Father)
  • Dr (Doctor)
  • Atty (Attorney)
  • Prof (Professor)
  • Hon (Honorable)
  • Pres (President)
  • Gov (Governor)
  • Coach
  • Ofc (Officer)

Here are some others titles are less common:

  • Msgr (Monsignor)
  • Sr (Sister)
  • Br (Brother)
  • Supt (Superintendent)
  • Rep (Representative)
  • Sen (Senator)
  • Amb (Ambassador)
  • Treas (Treasurer)
  • Sec (Secretary)
  • Pvt (Private)
  • Cpl (Corporal)
  • Sgt (Sargent)
  • Adm (Administrative)
  • Maj (Major)
  • Capt (Captain)
  • Cmdr (Commander)
  • Lt (Lieutenant)
  • Lt Col (Lieutenant Colonel)
  • Col (Colonel)
  • Gen (General)


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