Eleonora - girls name

Eleonora name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 77%

Eleonora name meaning:

The name Eleonora is derived from the Greek name "Eleonore," which means "light" or "torch." It is a variation of the name Eleanor, which has Germanic origins and means "bright" or "shining one." The name Eleonora carries connotations of brightness, illumination, and radiance.

People with the name Eleonora are often described as intelligent, charismatic, and confident. They possess a natural ability to light up a room and bring positivity to those around them. Eleonora’s tend to be creative and have a strong sense of self-awareness. They are often drawn to artistic pursuits and have a deep appreciation for beauty.

In addition to its inherent meaning, Eleonora also carries historical significance. It has been borne by several notable individuals throughout history, including Queen Eleonora of Castile and Eleonora Duse, an influential Italian actress. The name Eleonora has a timeless and elegant quality that has made it a popular choice for parents looking for a name that embodies strength, grace, and brilliance.

Origin: Italian

Shining light. Variant of Helen.

Related names

Helen , Aleen , Aleena , Alena , Alene, Aline , Allena, Allene, Calina, Eileen , Elaina , Elan , Elayna , Eleonora , Eleonore , Elinor , Ellaine, Ellayne, Elleen, Ellena , Ellene, Ellyn , Elynn, Helaine, Helena , Helene, Helli, Kirochka, Leana , Leann, Leanna , Leeann, Leeanne, Leianna, Leyda, Loyda, Lyda, Olena, Yalenchka, Yalens, Yelena

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Overall UK ranking: 1286 out of 5581

25 recorded births last year

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  • Scotland (1010)

Historical popularity of Eleonora

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