The Wikipedia article on honorifics states that
Some honorifics act as complete replacements for a name, as "Sir" or "Ma'am", or "Your Honor"
I had initially thought that titles generally needed a name appended onto the end (
Dr Williams) and that honorific was used for a term of address (e.g.
Sir (when used to address a teacher, not when used to specify a male who has been knighted!)), but it seems I was obviously wrong!
Is there a word to specifically denote those words / terms which I thought were honorifics (i.e.