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

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Ellinor is a ♀ female name.

Origin of Ellinor

Ellinor is a Scandinavian variant of the name Eleanor. Eleanor 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 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, Eleanor means “merciful” (from Greek “eleos” = compassion/mercy) and “God is my light” (from Arabic “ellinor”). Deriving from Helen, Eleanor means “torch”, “beautiful”, “light”, “bright” and “shining”.

Pronunciation of Ellinor

Alternate spelling of Ellinor

Elinor Élinor

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