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Elinor

What does Elinor mean?

Elinor Pronunciation of Elinor [eli-nor] as a name for girls is of Greek derivation, and the name Elinor means "other, foreign; sun ray". Elinor is a variant form of Eleanor (Old French, Old German) with the prefix Eli-. Elinor is also a form of Helen (Greek).

Associated with: greek, sun.

Variations

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

Elinor has 21 more different relations via Eleanor, Helen: Aline, Elaina, Elaine, Elana, Eleanora, Elen, Elena, Eleni, Elenora, Eleonora, Elianora, Elienora, Ellenora, Ellin, Elna, Elnora, Elora, Elyn, Enora, Leonor and Lienor.

Creative forms:
(female) Elinorra, Elionor, ..

(male) Elinoran, Elinorel, ..

Middle name pairings:
Elinor Annika (E.A.), ..

How popular is Elinor?

Elinor is a very popular first name for females (#798 out of 4276, Top 19%) but a unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the baby name statistics of Elinor for girls. Elinor reached its peak position of #269 in the U.S. in the 1910s, and is presently at #1413. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Aline, Elaina (#291 the previous year), Elaine (#673), Elana (#1522), Eleanor (#60), Eleanora (#1468), Eleanore, Elena (#106), Eleni (#1595), Elenor, Elenora, Elenore, Eleonora, Eleonore, Elinore, Ellinor, Elna, Elnora, Elora (#963), Helen (#419) and Leonor are the prominent related forms of Elinor (#1413 the previous year). These relations of Elinor were at the top of their popularity a century ago (usage of 5.72%) and are now significantly less popular (usage 0.68%, 88%), with forms such as Aline becoming less stylish. Elaina, Elena and Elora are three of the more trendy names for newborns among these.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elinor, Aline, Elaina, Elaine, Elana in U.S.

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 Elinore, Elna, Elnora, Elora, Helen, Leonor in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Dior, Edin, Edina, Edlin, Egina, Eigr (see Eigra), Eilin, Eimer, Eir, Elaini, Elainia, Elainna, Elanie, Elanit, Elanna, Eldora, Elene, Elenyi, Eleora, Eli, Elia, Elian, Eliane, Elianne, Elice, Elida, Elidi, Elidia, Eliese, Eligia, Elika, Elin, Elina, Elinda, Eline, Elined, Eliora, Eliorah, Elisee, Elish, Elisha, Elissa, Elita, Eliz, Eliza, Elizah, Elize, Ellina, Elliora, Ellon, Elmina, Elon, Elona, Elonna, Eluned, Elvina, Elvine, Elvinia, Emina, Eminta, Erinn, Erinna, Erinne, Erlina, Erlinda, Erline, Evline, Gaenor, Gaynor, Leanor, Lenor, Limor, Lior, Nanor and Ninor. These names tend to be less frequently used than Elinor.

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