Leonore

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

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Leonore is a ♀ female name.

Origin of Leonore

Leonore is a short form of Eleonore/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.

Meaning of Leonore

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

Alternate spelling of Leonore

Léonore

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