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Lenore

What does Lenore mean?

Lenore Pronunciation of Lenore [lenore] as a girls' name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Lenore is "light". Variant of Eleanor.

Associated with: greek, light.

Variations

Lenore has 8 variants: Lenor, Lenora, Lenorah, Lenorr, Lenorra, Lenorre, Leonora and Leonore.

Related girl name: Helen.

Lenore has 17 more related forms via Eleanor: Alenor, Aleonore, Eleanore, Elenor, Elenora, Elenore, Eleonore, Elienore, Elinore, Ellenore, Elnora, Enora, Leanora, Lena, Leonor, Leora and Nore.

Creative forms:
(female) Leeanore, Leore, ..

(male) Lener, Lenry, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lenore Carter (L.C.), ..

How popular is Lenore?

Lenore is a very popular first name for females (#757 out of 4276, Top 18%) and a slightly less popular last name for both adults and children (#80812 out of 150436, Top 54%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Shown below is the baby name statistics of Lenore for girls. Lenore reached its apex rank of #325 in the U.S. during 1920-1929, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Lenore are Eleanor (#60 in recent rankings), Eleanore, Elenor, Elenora, Elenore, Eleonore, Elinore, Elnora, Helen (#419), Leanora, Lena (#272), Lenora (#1634), Leonor, Leonora, Leonore and Leora. Other forms, like Alenor, are uncommon. These relations of Lenore were favored by parents 95 years ago (median #675) and are now much less popular (#1669, 92.1%), with versions like Helen becoming less in vogue.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lenore, Eleanor, Eleanore, Elenor, Elenora in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elenore, Eleonore, Elinore, Elnora, Helen in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Leanora, Lena, Lenora, Leonor, Leonora in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Lenore is pronounced similarly to Leanor, Leanore and Lienor. Other recommended names are Andre, Aurore, Deidre, Desyre, Dore, Eudore, Flore, Gwenore, Helenore, Lacole, Landra, Lane, Lanice, Lanie, Lannie, Lanora, Laure, Lealie, Leandre, Leanne, Lee, Leece, Leemor, Leeor, Leeora, Leggra (see Allegra), Legra, Leithe, Lenae, Lenah, Lenarda (see Leonarda), Lene, Leni, Lenice, Lenna, Lenos, Lenya, Leoda, Leoine, Leola, Leona, Leonara, Leondra, Leondrea, Leone, Leonie, Leonine, Leorah, Lethe, Lettee, Leverne, Levona, Levonne, Lexie, Lexine, Lezlie, Limor, Lindee, Linnae, Linnie, Linzee, Lior, Lonee, Lonnie, Loren, Lorey, Lorie, Love, Lynlee, Lynzie, Menora and Vere. These names tend to be less frequently used than Lenore.

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