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

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Leonor is a ♀ female name.

Origin of Leonor

Leonor is a Portuguese and Spanish short variant of 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 Leonor

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

Pronunciation of Leonor

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