Name Éleanore Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Éleanore


Éleanore is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Éleanore?

Éleanore is a French variant of the name Eleanor, which derived from Eleanor of Aquitaine, queen of the 12th century, original spelling was Aliénor. Eleanor is of Old-Provencial, Arabic and Greek origin and derived from the name Helen.

What does the name Éleanore mean?

Éleanore means “the other Aenor”, because in order to distinguish her from her mother Aenor, she was called alia Aenor / Aliénor (from Germanic “alja” = other). Besides, Éleanore means “merciful” (from ancient Greek “éleos/ἔλεος” = compassion/mercy) and “God is my light” (from Arabic “Aḷḷāhu nūrī/أَلْلّٰهُ نُورِي”). Deriving from Helen, Éleanore means “torch”, “beautiful”, “light”, “bright” and “shining”.

Pronunciation of Éleanore

Variants of the name Éleanore

Eleanore Eléanore Éléanore

Popularity of the name Éleanore

The name Éleanore is ranked #1885 overall.

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