What does Leonore mean?
Leonore /le-ono-re/ as a girls' name. Leonore's root is Greek, and Leonore means "other, foreign; sun ray; light; compassion; light". Leonore is a variant form of Eleanor (Old French, Old German). Leonore is also a derivative of Helen (Greek). Leonore is also used as a variation of Lenore (Greek) and Leonora (Greek).
Leonore has 15 more alternative forms via Eleanor, Helen, Lenore, Leonora: Aleonore, Eleanore▼, Elenore, Eleonor, Eleonora, Eleonore, Elinore▼, Helenore, Lanora, Leanora, Lenora▼, Lenorah, Lenorra, Leonara and Leora▼.Kreatif forms: Lienore, Linre, Lunore. [more]
How popular is Leonore?
Leonore is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2863 out of 4276, Top 67%) but a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Presented below is the birth name history of Leonore for girls. Leonore was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its peak position of #942 in the U.S. in the 1920s, but is not listed currently. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Shown below is an analysis of the history of the girl name Leonore and affiliated names. Eleanor (#78 in 2014), Eleanore, Eleonora, Elinore, Helen (#404), Lenora, Lenore, Leonor, Leonora and Leora are the prominent varying forms of Leonore appearing in the Top 1000. Other variants, like Lenor, are seldom used. These relations of Leonore were popular with parents during the years 1910-1919 (usage of 0.51%) and are somewhat less widespread today (usage 0.14%, down 73.1%). Helen has generally been popular among parents, though Eleanor is currently the top form, while versions such as Helen, Lenora, Leonor, Leonora and Leora have become less contemporary.
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Recommended similar baby names are Gwennore, Gwenore, Leandra, Leandre, Leanne▼, Leemor, Leeor, Leeora, Lenae, Lene, Lenice, Lennice, Lenos, Leodora, Leoine, Leoline, Leona▼, Leonarda, Leonarde, Leonda, Leondra, Leondrea, Leone▼, Leonela, Leonelle, Leoni, Leonia, Leonie▼, Leonine, Leonline, Leontine, Leontyne, Levonne, Loire, Lonee, Lonie▼ and Lonnie▼. These names tend to be less commonly used than Leonore.