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Meaning and name origin

Eleanore \e-leano-re, ele(a)-nore\ as a girl's name is of Old French, Old German and Greek origin, and the meaning of Eleanore is "other, foreign". Eleanore is a variant of Eleanor (Old French, Old German): from an Old French respelling of the Provenšal name Alienor, from German ali, though sometimes it is taken as a variant of Helen.


Eleanore has 21 variant forms: Aleanor, Alenor, Aleonore, Allinor, Eileanoir, Elanor, Elenor, Elenore, Eleonor, Eleonore, Elianore, Elienore, Elinor, Elinore, Elleanor, Ellenor, Ellenore, Elleonor, Elliner, Ellinor, Ellinore.


Eleanore is a very popular first name for females (#1080 out of 4276, Top 25%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Eleanore for girls. Eleanore reached its highest rank of #258 in the U.S. in 1910-1919 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Eleanore name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Eleanore outside U.S.

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Eleanore and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Eleanor (#78), Helen (#404), Elinore, Ellinor, Elinor, Eleanore and Elenor. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Eleanor, Eleanore, Elenor, Elinor, Elinore, Helen in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Eleanor, Ellinor, Helen outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Eleanora, Elenora, Eleonora, Elianora and Elleanora. These names tend to be less commonly used than Eleanore.