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What does Elenora mean?

Elenora Pronunciation of Elenora [eleno-ra] as a girls' name is of Greek derivation, and the name Elenora means "other, foreign; sun ray". Elenora is an alternate form of Eleanor (Old French, Old German). Elenora is also a derivative of Helen (Greek).

Associated with: greek, sun.


Elenora has 6 variants: Eleanora, Eleonora, Elianora, Elienora, Elleanora and Ellenora.

36 more alternative forms via Eleanor, Helen: Aleanor, Alena, Alenor, Aleonore, Elana, Elanor, Eleanore, Elen, Elena, Eleni, Elenor, Elenore, Eleonor, Eleonore, Elianore, Elienore, Elinor, Elinore, Elleanor, Ellenor, Ellenore, Elleonor, Ellinor, Ellinore, Elna, Elnora, Elora, Enora, Helenora, Helenore, Leanora, Lenora, Lenore, Leonora, Leora and Lienor.

Creative forms:
(female) Eenora, Erenora, ..

(male) Elenoel, Elenone, ..

Middle name pairings:
Elenora Robyn (E.R.), ..

How popular is Elenora?

Elenora is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2184 out of 4276, Top 51%) but a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Elenora reached its peak rank of #589 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not listed currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elenora name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Elenora are Alena (#596 from recent data), Elana (#1522), Eleanor (#60), Eleanora (#1468), Eleanore, Elena (#106), Eleni (#1595), Elenor, Elenore, Eleonora, Eleonore, Elinor (#1413), Elinore, Ellinor, Elna, Elnora, Elora (#963), Helen (#419), Leanora, Lenora (#1634), Lenore, Leonora and Leora. Other variants, like Ellenore, are seldom used. These forms of Elenora were at the top of their popularity during 1920-1929 (average #984) and are now significantly less common (#1574, 88.7%), with versions such as Leonora becoming less fashionable. Alena, Elena and Elora are three of the more chic birth names among these.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elenora, Alena, Elana, Eleanor, Eleanora in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eleanore, Elena, Eleni, Elenor, Elenore in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eleonora, Eleonore, Elinor, Elinore, Elna in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elnora, Elora, Helen, Leanora, Lenora in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lenore, Leonora, Leora in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Alandra, Aldora, Alectra, Annora, Clora, Debora, Delora, Deora, Derora, Devora, Dinora, Edenia, Eena, Eilena, Elanna, Eldora, Eleana, Eleanna, Eleasha, Electra, Eleisa, Eleisha, Elektra, Elene, Elenita, Eleora, Elesha, Elettra, Elinda, Eliora, Eliorah, Ellectra (see Electra), Ellektra (see Electra), Elleora, Elliora, Ellmera (see Almera), Ellona, Ellura, Ellvira, Elmeera, Elmena, Elmera, Elmira, Elmyra, Elona, Elonna, Elveera, Elvena, Elvenia, Elvira, Elvyra, Emera, Erena, Eudora, Fedora, Flora, Fyedora, Genara, Gwennora (see Guinevere), Gwenora, Honora, Ilectra (see Electra), Janora, Jenara, Kendra, Leeora, Lenorra, Medora, Menora, Nehora, Onnora, Sonora, Temora, Tesora and Velora. These names tend to be less commonly used than Elenora.

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