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


Eléanore is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Eléanore?

Eléanore 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 Eléanore mean?

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

Pronunciation of Eléanore

Variants of the name Eléanore

Eleanore Éleanore Éléanore

Popularity of the name Eléanore

The name Eléanore is ranked #1881 overall.

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