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), Elli, Noora (Finnish), Leonore, Lore, Nora (German), Leonora, Lora, Nora, Lorita, Norina (Italian), Ella, Nora (Norwegian), Eilidh (Scottish), Ella, Nora (Swedish)
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