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What does Leonor mean?

Leonor Pronunciation of Leonor as a girls' name is a Greek name, and the meaning of the name Leonor is "other, foreign; compassion; light". Leonor is an alternate spelling of Eleanor (Old French, Old German). Leonor is also a derivative of Leonora (Greek).


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, compassion (gracious), light


VARIANTS Leonore, Lenore, Leanore, Leanor

RELATED FORMS VIA ELEANOR, LEONORA Aleanor, Alenor, Aleonore, Elanor, Elenor, Eleonor, Eleonora, Eleonore, Elinor, Elleonor, Lanora, Leanora, Lena, Lenora, Leora



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How popular is Leonor?

Leonor is a very popular first name for females (#891 out of 4276, Top 21%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#35522 out of 150436, Top 24%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Leonor reached its apex position of #821 in the U.S. during 1920-1929, but is not found in the list currently. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Eleanor (#32 IN RECENT RANKINGS), Lena (#301), Lenora (#1218), Elinor (#1399), Leora (#1680), Elenor, Eleonora, Eleonore, Lanora, Leanora, Leanore, Lenore, Leonora and Leonore are the popular related forms of Leonor appearing in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Alenor, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Leonor was common among parents during 1910-1919 (USAGE OF 1.15%) and has become much diminished since (USAGE 0.43%, 62%), with forms such as Leora going out of style.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Leonor, Eleanor, Elenor, Eleonora, Eleonore in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elinor, Lanora, Leanora, Leanore, Lena in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Leonor is alike in pronunciation to Lenor, Lenorr, Lenorre and Lienor. Other recommended sound-alike names are Debor, Gaenor, Gaynor, Honor, Lean, Leana, Leanah, Leanda, Leandra, Leandre, Leann, Leanna, Leanne, Leanza, Ledonna, Leemor, Leena, Leenah, Leeona, Leeor, Leeora, Leina, Lenae, Lenah, Lenai, Lenda, Lene, Leni, Lenis, Lenna, Lenorah, Lenorra, Lenos, Lenya, Leoda, Leodora, Leoine, Leola, Leona, Leonara, Leonarda, Leonarde (see Leonarda), Leonda, Leondra, Leondrea, Leone, Leonela, Leoni, Leonia, Leonie, Leonine, Leorah, Leota, Leowna, Levona, Levonda, Levonne, Leyna, Limor, Lior, Loir, Lona, Lonee, Loni, Lonie, Lonna, Lonni, Nanor, Ninor and Noor. These names tend to be less commonly used than Leonor.

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