What does Leanor mean?
Leanor \le(a)-nor\ as a name for girls. Leanor's name origin is Greek, and Leanor means "compassion; light". Leanor is a form of Leonora (Greek): variant of Eleanor. A birth name that is not broadly used.
Leanor is an unusual given name for women. Leanor is an equivalently unusual surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of Leanor and corresponding names. Prominent alternative forms of Leanor (#unlisted) are Norah (#163 the previous year), Leora, Ora, Leonore, Leonora, Lenore, Leonor and Lenora. These girl names reached the apex of their popularity during 1880-1889 and are now significantly less popular, with forms like Leora, Ora, Leonora, Leonor and Lenore falling out of style. Norah (#163) is the most contemporarily stylish baby name in this compilation, and there is a rebound in birth name usage for this name. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)