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


Élinor is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Élinor?

Élinor is a variant of the name Eleanor. Eleanor 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 Élinor mean?

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, Élinor means “merciful” (from ancient Greek “éleos/ἔλεος” = compassion/mercy) and “God is my light” (from Arabic “Aḷḷāhu nūrī/أَلْلّٰهُ نُورِي”). Deriving from Helen, Élinor means “torch”, “beautiful”, “light”, “bright” and “shining”.

Pronunciation of Élinor

Variants of the name Élinor

Elinor Ellinor

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Popularity of the name Élinor

The name Élinor is ranked #3463 overall.

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