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

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Lenore is a ♀ female name.

Origin of Lenore

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

Pronunciation of Lenore

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