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What does Lenora mean?

Lenora Pronunciation of Lenora [leno-ra] as a girls' name is of Greek derivation, and the meaning of Lenora is "other, foreign; light; compassion; light". Lenora is an alternate spelling of Eleanor (Old French, Old German). Lenora is also a derivative of Lenore (Greek). Lenora is also used as a variation of Leonora (Greek).

Associated with: greek, light, compassion (gracious).


Lenora has 4 variants: Lanora, Leanora, Lenorah and Lenorra.

23 more relations via Eleanor, Lenore, Leonora: Alenor, Eleanora, Elenor, Elenora, Elenore, Eleonora, Elienora, Ellenora, Elnora, Elora, Enora, Helenora, Leanor, Leanore, Lena, Lenor, Lenorr, Lenorre, Leonor, Leonore, Leora, Lina and Nora.

Creative forms:
(female) Lenola, Lenona, ..

(male) Lenode, Lenola, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lenora Lilyann (L.L.), ..

How popular is Lenora?

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. Demographics)

Lenora reached its apex position of #218 in the U.S. in the 1880s, and is at #1634 presently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lenora name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lenora outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Lenora (#1634 from recent data) appearing in the Top 2000 are Eleanor (#60 from recent data), Eleanora (#1468), Elenor, Elenora, Elenore, Eleonora, Elnora, Elora (#963), Lanora, Leanora, Leanore, Lena (#272), Lenore, Leonor, Leonora, Leonore, Leora, Lina (#857) and Nora (#41). Other forms, like Lenor, are uncommon. These relations of Lenora were favored during the years 1910-1919 (adoption of 1.2%) and are almost as popular today (adoption 0.9%, 25%), but with versions like Leonora becoming less stylish. Elora and Nora are two of the more trendy names for newborns among these.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lenora, Eleanor, Eleanora, Elenor, Elenora in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elenore, Eleonora, Elnora, Elora, Lanora in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Leanora, Leanore, Lena, Lenore, Leonor in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Leonora, Leonore, Leora, Lina, Nora in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Eleanor, Lena, Lina, Nora outside U.S.

Similar Names

Lenora is alike in pronunciation to Leonara. Other recommended names are Annora, Anora, Debora, Delora, Deora, Derora, Devora, Dinora, Fedora, Genara, Gwenora, Honora, Janora, Jenara, Kendra, Landra, Leandra, Leemor, Leeona, Leeor, Leeora, Leggra (see Allegra), Legra, Lenarda (see Leonarda), Lenda, Leneta, Lenita, Lenna, Lenos, Lenya, Leoda, Leodora, Leola, Leona, Leondra, Leorah, Leota, Letoya, Levona, Lienor, Limor, Liora, Lora, Medora, Menora, Menorah, Menorca, Nehora, Onnora, Onora, Ornora (see Onora), Senoma (see Sonoma), Sonora, Temora, Tesora, Vanora, Velora and Wenona. These names tend to be less commonly used than Lenora.

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