Name Leonore – origin and meaning

Leonore is a female name.

Origin of Leonore

Leonore is a short form of Eleonore/Eleanor (originally Aliénor).

Meaning of Leonore

Leonore means “the other”, “the stranger”, (from Germanic “ali” = stranger/other). Or “the compassionate one” (from Greek “eleos” = to suffer compassionately) and “God is my light” (from Arabic “ellinor”).

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