Name Eleanor – origin and meaning

Eleanor is a female name.

Origin of Eleanor

The name Eleanor derived from Eleonore of Aquitaine, queen of the 12th century, original spelling was Aliénor.

Meaning of Eleanor

Eleanor means “foreign”, “the other one” (from Latin “ali”) or “the compassionate one” (from Greek “eleos”) or “God is my light” (from Arabic “ellinor”).

Alternate spelling

Eléanor Éleanor Éléanor


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