Meaning and Name Origin
Lenora \l(e)-no-ra\ as a girls' name. The meaning of Lenora is "other, foreign; light; compassion; light". Lenora is a variation of Eleanor (Old French, Old German). Lenora is also a derivative of Lenore (Greek): variant of Eleanor. Lenora is also used as a variation of Leonora (Greek).
Lenora▼ has 43 more related variations via Eleanor, Lenore, Leonora: Aleanor, Alenor, Aleonore, Elanor, Eleanora▼, Eleanore▼, Elena▲, Elenor, Elenora▼, Elenore, Eleonor, Eleonora, Eleonore, Elianora, Elienora, Elienore, Elinor▼, Elinore▼, Elleanora, Ellenor, Ellenora, Ellenore, Elna▼, Elnora▼, Elora, Enora, Helena▲, Helenora, Leanor, Leanore, Lena▲, Lenor, Lenorr, Lenorre, Leonor▼, Leonore, Leora▼, Lina▼, Nelda▼, Nora▲, Norah▲, Nore and Ora▼.
Lenora is a very prominent first name for females (#535 out of 4276, Top 12%) but an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Lenora for girls. Lenora reached its apex position of #218 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of the girl name Lenora and associated names. Popular variation forms of Lenora appearing in the Top 1000 are Eleanor (#78 last year), Eleanora, Eleanore, Elena (#121), Elenor, Elenora, Eleonora, Elinor, Elinore, Elna, Elnora, Helena (#502), Lena (#279), Lenore, Leonor, Leonora, Leonore, Leora, Lina (#767), Nelda, Nora (#49), Norah (#163) and Ora. These girl names reached the top of their popularity during the years 1910-1919 and are now much less widespread, with versions like Lenore, Leonor, Leonora, Leora and Ora becoming somewhat outmoded. The most fashionable girl names in this list are Eleanor (#78), Elena (#121), Lena (#279), Nora (#49) and Norah (#163), with Eleanor, Lena, Nora and Norah having a revival in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)