Eleonore - girls name

Eleonore name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 37%

Eleonore name meaning:

The name Eleonore is of German origin and is derived from the name Eleanor, which itself comes from the Old French name Alienor. Eleonore is a variant spelling commonly used in German-speaking countries. The name is composed of two elements: "el," meaning "God," and "anor," which is related to the word "honour" or "light." Therefore, Eleonore can be interpreted as "God is my light" or "God is my honour."

People with the name Eleonore are often described as intelligent, kind-hearted, and compassionate. They are known for their strong sense of justice and fairness, and have a natural inclination towards helping others. Eleonores are usually highly independent and determined individuals, capable of overcoming challenges with grace and perseverance. They also possess a deep spiritual and philosophical nature, always seeking knowledge and understanding. Overall, Eleonore is a name that carries a strong, positive meaning and reflects values of faith, inner strength, and kindness.

Origin: French

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: 3519 out of 5581

6 recorded births last year

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