What does Eleanore mean?
Eleanore \e-leano-re, ele(a)-nore\ as a girls' name. Eleanore's name origins are Old French, Old German and Greek, and Eleanore means "other, foreign; sun ray". Eleanore is a variant of Eleanor (Old French, Old German). Eleanore is also a variation of Helen (Greek).
Eleanore▼ has 21 variants: Aleanor, Alenor, Aleonore, Allinor, Eileanoir, Elanor, Elenor, Elenore, Eleonor, Eleonore, Elianore, Elienore, Elinor▼, Elinore▼, Elleanor, Ellenor, Ellenore, Elleonor, Elliner, Ellinor and Ellinore.
Eleanore▼ has 31 more different forms via Eleanor, Helen: Alene▼, Elaine▼, Elana, Elayne, Eleanora▼, Elen, Elena, Eleni, Elenora▼, Eleonora, Elianora, Elienora, Elladine, Elleanora, Ellene, Ellenora, Elnora▼, Elora, Enora, Heleanor, Helenora, Helenore, Ileana, Ilene▼, Leanora, Lenora▼, Lenore▼, Leonor▼, Leonora▼, Leonore and Lienor.
Eleanore is a very popular first name for females (#1080 out of 4276, Top 25%) but a unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Eleanore for girls. Eleanore reached its top rank of #258 in the U.S. during the years 1910-1919, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Prominent varying forms of Eleanore are Alene, Elaine (#654 a year ago), Elayne, Eleanor (#78), Eleanora, Elena (#121), Elenor, Elenora, Eleonora, Elinor, Elinore, Ellinor, Elnora, Helen (#404), Ileana, Ilene, Lenora, Lenore, Leonor, Leonora and Leonore. These girl names were at the peak of their popularity during 1920-1929 (usage of 0.4435%) and have become much less widespread since (usage 0.1247%, down 71.9%), with forms like Helen, Ilene, Lenora, Lenore and Leonora becoming somewhat dated. Eleanor (#78) and Elena (#121) are two of the more contemporarily stylish names for newborns in this list, with Eleanor undergoing a revival in popularity. Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Eleanore and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)