What does Eleanore mean?
Eleanore /elea-no-re/ as a girls' name. Eleanore's name origin is Greek, and Eleanore means "other, foreign; sun ray". Eleanore is a variant form 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.more]
How popular is Eleanore?
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. in the 1910s, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Prominent varying forms of Eleanore are Eleanor (#78 a year ago), Eleanora, Elenor, Elenora, Eleonora, Elinor, Elinore, Ellinor, Elnora, Helen (#404), Lenore and Leonore. These forms of Eleanore were popular with parents during 1910-1919 (average #571) and are somewhat less conventional today (#883, down 73%), with forms like Elinor, Elinore, Elnora, Helen and Lenore becoming somewhat dated. Helen is more ubiquitous than the rest, though Eleanor is currently more frequently used. Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Eleanore and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Suggested similar baby names are Alexandre, Cleanthe, Elane, Elanie, Eleana, Eleanna, Elease, Elegance, Elene, Eleora, Eliane, Elianne, Ellane, Ellmeera, Ellmera, Elmeera, Elmera, Elmira, Elmyra, Gwennore, Gwenore, Ileane, Ileanne, Leandre, Leanor and Leanore. These names tend to be less commonly used than Eleanore.