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What does Leanor mean?

Leanor Pronunciation of Leanor [leanor] as a name for girls is a Greek name, and Leanor means "compassion; light". Leanor is an alternate form of Leonora (Greek): transcription of Eleanor.

Associated with: greek, compassion (gracious), light.


Leanor has 4 variants: Leanore, Lenore, Leonor and Leonore.

4 more related forms via Leonora: Lanora, Leanora, Lenora and Leora.

Creative forms:
(female) Leando, ..

(male) Leaner, Leanke, ..

Middle name pairings:
Leanor Jada (L.J.), ..

How popular is Leanor?

Leanor is an unusual given name for women. Leanor is an equivalently unusual surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Leanor (outside Top 2000) are Lenora (#1634 from current records), Leonora, Leonore, Leora, Leonor, Lenore, Leanora, Leanore and Lanora. These forms of Leanor were favored as birth names 105 years ago (usage of 0.12%) and are now significantly less common (usage 0.01%, 95.7% less). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lanora, Leanora, Leanore, Lenora, Lenore in U.S.

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Leanor and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Leanor is pronounced similarly to Lenor, Lenorr, Lenorre and Lienor. Other suggested similar names are Aleanor, Debor, Elanor, Eleanor, Eleonor, Elinor, Elleanor, Lanae, Lanah, Lanai, Landra, Lane, Lanet, Laney, Lanie, Lanna, Lanny, Leah, Leala, Lealia, Lealie, Lean, Leana, Leanah, Leanda, Leandra, Leandre, Leandria, Leann, Leanna, Leanne, Leanza, Leasa, Leeann, Leeanne, Leemor, Leena, Leenah, Leeor, Leeora, Leiana, Leianne, Leina, Leland, Lenae, Lenai, Lenda, Lene, Leni, Lenis, Lenorah, Lenorra, Lenos, Leonara, Leonda, Leone, Leonie, Levana, Levania, Lewana, Lewanna, Lexann, Leyanne, Liana, Liane, Liann, Limor, Lior, Luana, Luanne and Nanor. These names tend to be more commonly used than Leanor.

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