What is the meaning of the name Eleanor?
The name Eleanor is primarily a female name of French origin that has an unknown or unconfirmed meaning.
The name Eleanor is derived from the French Provençale name, Alienore. It also may come from Alia-Aenor or “the other Aenor.” Alternate spellings include Elenor, Elanor, and Eleanora.
Famous Eleanors include Eleanor of Aquitaine who was the mother of Richard I and King John. Others include U.S. First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, and American actresses Eleanor Parker and Eleanor Powell.
Fictional characters named Eleanor include Ellie Arroway in Carl Sagan’s Contact
, Eleanor Douglas in Eleanor & Park
, and Ellie Gardner from J.R.R. Tolkein’s The Lord of the Rings
Different Spellings of the name Eleanor:
Elenor, Elanor, Eleanore
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Eleanor Rigby - The Beatles
Lady Eleanor - Lindisfarne