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What does Eleonor mean?

Eleonor Pronunciation of Eleonor [eleonor] as a name for girls has the meaning "other, foreign". Eleonor is a variant form of Eleanor (Old French, Old German).


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

15 more alternative forms via Eleanor: Eleanora, Elen, Elena, Eleni, Elenora, Eleonora, Elianora, Elienora, Elleanora, Ellenora, Elnora, Heleanor, Leonor, Leonora and Leonore.

Creative forms:
(female) Elonor, Ethonor, ..

(male) Elenon, ..

Middle name pairings:
Eleonor Isadora (E.I.), ..

How popular is Eleonor?

Eleonor is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3814 out of 4276, Top 89%) but a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Eleonor (not ranked) are Eleanor (#60 from recent data), Elena (#106), Elinor (#1413), Eleanora (#1468), Eleni (#1595), Elnora, Ellinor, Leonora, Leonore, Elinore, Leonor, Eleonora, Eleanore, Elenor, Elenora, Elenore and Eleonore. Other variants, like Elienore, are seldom used. These relations of Eleonor were popular as birth names 105 years ago (usage of 0.82%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.54%, 33.7%), with forms like Leonora falling out of fashion. Elena is the most trendy birth name here. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eleanor, Eleanora, Eleanore, Elena, Eleni in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elenor, Elenora, Elenore, Eleonora, Eleonore in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elinor, Elinore, Elnora, Leonor, Leonora, Leonore in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Eleana, Eleanna, Eleen, Eleena, Elene, Elenyi, Eleora, Ellon, Ellona, Elon, Elona, Elonna, Gaenor, Honor, Leanor, Lenor and Lienor. These names tend to be less commonly used than Eleonor.

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