Ellinor

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

Ellinor is a ♀ female name.

Origin of 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-Provencial, Arabic and Greek origin and derived from the name Helen.

Meaning of Ellinor

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

Alternate spelling of Ellinor

Elinor Élinor

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Name Statistic: Ellinor is ranked #3425 overall ↑ 86

  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 2837 ↑↑ 486
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 3365 ↓ -26
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 1654 ↑ 5
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 3694 ↓↓ -288
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 2814 ↑↑ 141
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 2916 ↑↑ 146
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 223 ↑ 17
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 1806 ↓ -32
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 1085 ↓↓ -410
  • 🇫🇷 France: 1736 ↓ -7
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 3844 ↓↓ -202
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 5737 ↑↑ 2718
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 8803 ↑↑ 322
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 2903 ↓↓ -230
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 204 ↑ 14
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 4418 ↑↑ 249
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 3882 ↓↓ -312
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 1194 ↑ 27
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 4584 ↑ 37

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Name Ellinor

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