Name Meaning

Greek for "bright, shining one." Eleanor is an English version of the Provençal name Alienor. In and out of fashion since the early 1900s, it made a comeback in recent years. Well-known Eleanors: Eleanor Roosevelt; "Eleanor Rigby" (Beatles song).


English, French, Greek


Shakespeare, Popular songs, Presidents, Wild West, Cute, Popular




Leora, Ellie, Ella

Famous Namesakes

First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt

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Daughter of Diane Lane and Christopher Lambert, Daughter of Katie Couric

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Related Names

Elnora, Eleonora, Eleanore, Eleanora

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