Name Leonor Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Leonor


Leonor is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Leonor?

Leonor is a Portuguese and Spanish short variant of 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.

What does the name Leonor mean?

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

Variants of the name Leonor


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Popularity of the name Leonor

The name Leonor is ranked #2927 overall.

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