What is the meaning of the name Eleanore?

The name Eleanore 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.”

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.

Nicknames could include Ellie, Elea, Nor or Norie.

Different Spellings of the name Eleanore:

Elenor, Elanor, Eleanore

People who like the name Eleanore also like:

Charlotte, Amelia, Eloise, Violet, Evelyn, Penelope, Olivia, Oliver, Henry, Theodore, Liam, William, Owen, Benjamin

Names like Eleanore:

Eleanor, Elmer, Elinor, Eleanora, Elmarie

Stats for the Name Eleanore

checkmark Eleanore is currently #16 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Eleanore is currently #15 in U.S. births

Songs about Eleanore

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Eleanor - Jet (band)
Eleanor Rigby - The Beatles
Lady Eleanor - Lindisfarne