Meaning of Eleanor

Eleanor is an English name for girls.
The meaning is `light, torch, sunray`
The name Eleanor is most commonly given to English and Welsh girls. (3 times more often than to American girls.)

It is short for:

Leonora, Leonore



If it's too long you might use:

Ellie, Nell, Nellie, Nelly



What do they use in other countries?

Lian (Chinese)
Ilya (Russian)
Lior
Elon
El
Elia (Italian)
Iliane
Ilane
Ilia (German, English)
Elin (Icelandic)
Nore (Dutch)
Elyn
Eliana (Italian, Spanish)
Eliane (French)
Elja
Eijah
Aileen (German, English)
Leonor (Spanish, Portuguese)
Lena (Scandinavian, German, Russian)



See also:

Ronelle, Elen, Olena, Eilidh, Ileana, Jelena, Elena, Norina, Nora, Noreen, Norah, Léan, Ilona, Ili, Ilonka, Ilka, Helena, Lene, Helene, Leni, Hélène, Noora, Eliina, Elina, Elly, Lenora, Leanora, Elnora, Nelda, Ellen, Nelly, Elaine, Nellie, Nelle, Nell,



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