Leonor - girls name

Leonor name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 80%

Leonor name meaning:

The name Leonor is of Spanish origin and is the Spanish version of the name Eleanor. It is derived from the Old French name Alienor, which itself has roots in the Provencal name AliƩnor. The name Leonor is composed of two elements: "leo" meaning "lion" and "nor" meaning "honor" or "honor, reputation." Therefore, the name Leonor can be translated to mean "lion of honor" or "noble lioness."

The name Leonor carries a sense of strength, bravery, and nobility. It is associated with characteristics such as leadership, courage, and a strong personality. Those named Leonor are often seen as confident and independent individuals who possess a natural air of authority. They have a knack for taking charge and are not afraid to stand up for what they believe in. Additionally, the name Leonor is also considered elegant and sophisticated, reflecting a sense of refinement and grace. Overall, Leonor is a name that exudes power, honor, and a commanding presence.

Origin: Spanish

Spanish form of Eleanor. Light.

Related names

Eleanor , Eilionoir, Eleanora , Elena , Elie , Ellen , Ellie , Elnora, Leonor , Leonore, Nelida, Norah

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Overall UK ranking: 1102 out of 5581

31 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Leonor

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