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


Leonore is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Leonore?

Leonore is a short form of Eleonore or Eleanor. Eleonore goes back to Eleanor of Aquitaine, a queen in the 12th century, former spelling: Aliénor. Eleonore is of Old-Provencial, Arabic and Greek origin and derived from the name Helen.

What does the name Leonore mean?

Leonore 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 Leonore

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Popularity of the name Leonore

The name Leonore is ranked #3327 overall.

Leonore in the Top 50 Names

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