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

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Eleanore is a ♀ female name.

Origin of Eleanore

Eleanore is a French and English variant of the name Eleanor, which 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 Eleanore

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

Pronunciation of Eleanore

Alternate spelling of Eleanore

Eléanore Éleanore Éléanore

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