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


Ellinor is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Ellinor?

Ellinor is a Scandinavian variant of the name Eleanor. Eleanor derived from Eleanor of Aquitaine, queen of the 12th century, original spelling was Aliénor. Eleanor is of Old Provençal, Arabic and Greek origin and derived from the name Helen.

What does the name Ellinor mean?

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

Pronunciation of Ellinor

Variants of the name Ellinor

Elinor Élinor

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Popularity of the name Ellinor

The name Ellinor is ranked #3318 overall.

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