Meaning and name origin
Leanora \le(a)-no-ra\ as a girl's name is of Old French, Old German and Greek origin, and the meaning of Leanora is "other, foreign; compassion; light". Leanora is a variant of Eleanor (Old French, Old German): from an Old French respelling of the Provenšal name Alienor, from German ali, though sometimes it is taken as a variant of Helen. Also a variant of Leonora (Greek): variant of Eleanor.
Leanora is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3955 out of 4276, Top 92%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Leanora and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Eleanor (#78), Helen (#404), Leonora and Lenora. (2014 statistics).
Leanora is also pronounced similarly to Lenorah and Lenorra. Other suggested similar baby names are Leandra, Leanor, Leanore, Lenor, Lenore, Lenorr, Leonor and Leonore. These names tend to be less commonly used than Leanora.