Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. EH-li
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Meaning & History

Diminutive of Eilionoir, also taken to be a Gaelic form of Helen.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesEleonora(Bulgarian) Ellinor, Ella, Nora(Danish) Eleonora, Ellen, Noor, Noortje, Nora(Dutch) Eleanor, Elea, Eleanora, Eleanore, Elenora, Elinor, Ella, Elle, Ellie, Elly, Elnora, Leanora, Lenora, Lenore, Nell, Nelle, Nellie, Nelly, Nonie, Nora, Norah(English) Eleonoora, Ella, Elli, Nelli, Noora(Finnish) Aliénor, Eléonore, Nelly(French) Eleonora, Eleonore, Lore, Ella, Leonore, Nora(German) Eleonora(Greek) Eleonóra, Ella, Nóra(Hungarian) Eleonora, Leonora, Nora, Norina(Italian) Eleonora, Nora(Latvian) Noor, Noortje(Limburgish) Ellinor, Ella, Nora(Norwegian) Alienòr(Occitan) Eleonora(Polish) Leonor(Portuguese) Eleonora, Nelli(Russian) Eleonóra(Slovak) Leonor, Nora(Spanish) Eleonor, Eleonora, Ellinor, Ella, Nellie, Nelly, Nora(Swedish) Eleonora(Ukrainian)

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Sources & References

  1. Mark, Colin. The Gaelic-English Dictionary. Routledge, 2003, page 716.

Entry updated January 21, 2022