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Meaning & History

Short form of ELEANOR. This was also the name of an ancient Italian town (modern Velia) that is well known for being the home of the philosopher Parmenides and his student Zeno of Elea, who was famous for his paradoxes.
DiminutivesNellie, Nelly
Other Languages & CulturesEleonora(Bulgarian) Eleonora, Ellinor, Ella, Nora(Danish) Eleonora, Ellen, Noor, Noortje, Nora(Dutch) Eleonoora, Ella, Elli, Nelli, Noora(Finnish) Eléonore(French) Eleonora, Eleonore, Lore, Leonore, Nora(German) Eleonora(Greek) Eleonóra, Nóra(Hungarian) Eleonora, Leonora, Lora, Lorita, Nora, Norina(Italian) Eleonora, Nora(Latvian) Noor, Noortje(Limburgish) Eleonora, Ellinor, Ella, Nora(Norwegian) Aliénor(Occitan) Eleonora(Polish) Leonor(Portuguese) Eleonora, Nelli(Russian) Eilionoir, Eilidh(Scottish) Leonor(Spanish) Eleonor, Eleonora, Ellinor, Ella, Nora(Swedish) Eleonora(Ukrainian)
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