Name Lenore

Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Lenore

Lenore is a ♀ female name.

Origin of Lenore

Lenore is a short form of the name Eleanor, which 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 Lenore

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

Pronunciation of Lenore

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Name Statistic: Lenore is ranked #6986 overall ↓↓ -1634

  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 1458 ↓↓ -332
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 2832 ↑↑ 1412
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 3019 ↑↑ 630
  • 🇫🇷 France: 3795 ↓↓ -1041
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 4358 ↑↑ 591
  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 4732 ↑↑ 1521
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 5133 ↓↓ -1252
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 5569 ↓↓ -2571
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 6681 ↓↓ -2603
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 7388 ↓↓ -1623
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 7956 ↓↓ -2515
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 8283 ↓↓ -897
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 8341 ↓↓ -2174
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 9225 ↓↓ -407
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 11463 ↓↓ -122
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 11600 ↑↑ 1077
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 12028 ↓↓ -137
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 12197 ↓↓ -3229
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 12864 ↓↓ -2796


Name Lenore

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