♀ Name Élinor – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Élinor

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Élinor is a ♀ female name.

Origin of Élinor

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

Meaning of Élinor

Élinor 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, Eleanor means “merciful” (from Greek “eleos” = compassion/mercy) and “God is my light” (from Arabic “ellinor”). Deriving from Helen, Eleanor means “torch”, “beautiful”, “light”, “bright” and “shining”.

Pronunciation of Élinor

Alternate spelling of Élinor

Elinor Ellinor

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