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What does Elinor mean?

Elinor Pronunciation of Elinor as a name for girls is of Greek derivation, and the name Elinor means "other, foreign; sun ray". Elinor is a variant form of Eleanor (Old French, Old German). Elinor is also a form of Helen (Greek).




VARIANTS Ellinore, Ellinor, Elliner, Elleonor, Ellenore, Ellenor, Elleanor, Elinore, Elienore, Elianore, Eleonore, Eleonor, Elenore, Elenor, Eleanore, Elanor, Eileanoir, Allinor, Aleonore, Alenor, Aleanor

OTHER FORMS VIA ELEANOR, HELEN Aline, Elaina, Elaine, Elana, Eleanora, Elen, Elena, Eleni, Elenora, Eleonora, Elianora, Elienora, Ellenora, Ellin, Elna, Elnora, Elora, Elyn, Enora, Leonor, Lienor



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How popular is Elinor?

Elinor is a very popular first name for females (#798 out of 4276, Top 19%) but a unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Elinor reached its peak position of #269 in the U.S. in the 1910s, and is presently at #1399. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Aline, Elaina (#272 THE PREVIOUS YEAR), Elaine (#634), Elana (#1581), Eleanor (#32), Eleanora (#1035), Eleanore (#1918), Elena (#66), Eleni (#1726), Elenor, Elenora, Elenore, Eleonora, Eleonore, Elinore, Ellinor, Elna, Elnora, Elora (#724), Helen (#413) and Leonor are the prominent related forms of Elinor (#1399). These relations of Elinor were at the top of their popularity a century ago (USAGE OF 4.09%) and are now significantly less popular (USAGE 0.77%, 81%), with forms such as Aline becoming less stylish. Elaina, Eleanora, Elena and Elora are four of the more trendy names for newborns among these.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elinor, Aline, Elaina, Elaine, Elana in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eleanor, Eleanora, Eleanore, Elena, Eleni in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elenor, Elenora, Elenore, Eleonora, Eleonore in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elinore, Elna, Elnora, Elora, Helen, Leonor in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Elaine, Eleanor, Elena, Ellinor outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Dior, Edin, Edina, Edlin, Egina, Eigr (see Eigra), Eilin, Eimer, Eir, Elaini, Elainia, Elainna, Elanie, Elanit, Elanna, Eldora, Elene, Elenyi, Eleora, Eli, Elia, Elian, Eliane, Elianne, Elice, Elida, Elidi, Elidia, Eliese, Eligia, Elika, Elin, Elina, Elinda, Eline, Elined, Eliora, Eliorah, Elisee, Elish, Elisha, Elissa, Elita, Eliz, Eliza, Elizah, Elize, Ellina, Elliora, Ellon, Elmina, Elon, Elona, Elonna, Eluned, Elvina, Elvine, Elvinia, Emina, Eminta, Erinn, Erinna, Erinne, Erlina, Erlinda, Erline, Evline, Gaenor, Gaynor, Leanor, Lenor, Limor, Lior, Nanor and Ninor. These names tend to be less frequently used than Elinor.

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