Elinor

♀ Name Elinor – Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Elinor

Elinor is a ♀ female name.

Origin of Elinor

Elinor 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.

Meaning of Elinor

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

Pronunciation of Elinor

Variants of the name Elinor

Ellinor Élinor

Elinor in the categories

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Name Statistic: Elinor is ranked #3187 overall ↑ 66

  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 3358 ↑↑ 761
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 2951 ↓↓ -204
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 1602 ↑ 71
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 4528 ↓↓ -138
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 2080 ↑↑ 141
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 2357 ↑↑ 211
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 245 ↑ 4
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 1850 ↓↓ -121
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 1143 ↑ 1
  • 🇫🇷 France: 1606 ↓ -39
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 3220 ↓↓ -176
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 6673 ↓↓ -582
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 10163 ↑↑ 275
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 2853 ↑ 13
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 415 ↓↓ -179
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 5019 ↑↑ 1996
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 3660 ↑↑ 223
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 1169 ↑↑ 136
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 3334 ↑ 32

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