Meaning and Name Origin
Leanora \le(a)-no-ra\ as a name for girls. The name Leanora means "other, foreign; sun ray; compassion; light". Leanora is a variant of Eleanor (Old French, Old German). Leanora is also a form of Helen (Greek). Leanora is also used as a variant of Leonora (Greek).
Leanora has 40 more different forms via Eleanor, Helen, Leonora: Aleanor, Alenor, Aleonore, Elana, Elanor, Eleanora▼, Eleanore▼, Elenor, Elenora▼, Elenore, Eleonor, Eleonora, Eleonore, Elianora, Elianore, Elienora, Elinor▼, Elinore▼, Elleanor, Elleanora, Ellenora, Elnora▼, Elora, Enora, Helana, Heleanor, Helenora, Helenore, Ileana, Lana▲, Leanor, Leanore, Lena▲, Lenore▼, Leonor▼, Leonore, Leora▼, Lienor, Lina▼ and Nora▲.
Leanora is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#3955 out of 4276, Top 92%) but an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is a comparison of the usage of Leanora and corresponding names. Eleanor (#78 in 2014), Eleanora, Eleanore, Elenor, Elenora, Eleonora, Elinor, Elinore, Elnora, Helen (#404), Ileana, Lana (#351), Lena (#279), Lenora, Lenore, Leonor, Leonora, Leonore, Leora, Lina (#767) and Nora (#49) are the prominent related forms of Leanora (#unlisted) listed in the Top 1000. Usage of these girl names was at its peak during 1910-1919 and has become significantly less since, with forms such as Helen, Lenore, Leonor, Leonora and Leora becoming somewhat dated. Eleanor (#78), Lana (#351), Lena (#279) and Nora (#49) are four of the more chic names for newborns in this compilation, with these names undergoing a resurgence in usage. (2014 Birth Statistics)