Eleanor meaning

elənər, elənôr
A female given name.
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(person, proper) A feminine name: dim. Ella, Nell, Nora; var. Leonora.
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Origin of eleanor

  • The first known bearer was Eleanor of Aquitaine (1122–1204), Provençal Aliénor, possibly from Germanic or Latin ali(a) "other" and her mother's name Aenor. It's meaning thereby said to be 'the other Aenor'. Arabic origin has also been suggested. Eleanor has often been erratically interpreted as a variant of Helen.

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