PRONOUNCED: lə-NAWR [key]
Meaning & History
Short form of ELEANOR
. This was the name of the departed love of the narrator in Edgar Allan Poe's poem 'The Raven' (1845).
VARIANTS: Elea, Ella, Ellie, Elly, Nell, Elle, Leanora, Lenora, Nelle, Nora, Norah OTHER LANGUAGES: Ella, Nora (Danish), Ellen, Noor, Noortje, Nora (Dutch), Ella, Elli, Noora (Finnish), Leonore, Lore, Nora (German), Nóra (Hungarian), Leonora, Lora, Nora, Lorita, Norina (Italian), Ella, Nora (Norwegian), Eilidh (Scottish), Ella, Nora (Swedish)
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