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pinWhat does Leanor mean?

Leanor /lean-or/ [2 sylls.] as a name for girls. Leanor's name origin is Greek, and Leanor means "compassion; light". Leanor is an alternate form of Leonora (Greek): transcription of Eleanor. Compare surname Leiner.


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

Leanor has 6 more related forms via Leonora: Lanora, Leanora, Lenora, Leora, Norah and Ora.

Kreatif forms: Lanor, Launor, Loenor. [more]

pinHow popular is Leanor?

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 (outside Top 1000) are Norah (#163 the previous year), Leora, Ora, Leonore, Leonora, Lenore, Leonor and Lenora. These girl names reached the apex of their popularity during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.475%) and are now significantly less popular (usage 0.1046%, 78% less), with forms like Leonor, Lenora, Lenore, Leonora and Ora 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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lenora, Lenore, Leonor, Leonora, Leonore in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Leora, Norah, Ora in U.S.

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

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Leanor is pronounced similarly to Lenor, Lenorr and Lienor. Another suggested similar baby name is Leemor. Like Leanor, these names are not commonly used.