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GenderFeminine
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Meaning & History

Diminutive of ELEANOR and other names beginning with El. This name can also be given in reference to the French pronoun elle meaning "she".
DiminutivesLillia, Nellie, Nelly
Other Languages & CulturesShelena African American Helena, Helene Ancient Greek Zabel Armenian Elaine Arthurian Romance Elixabete Basque Elisabeth, Elisheba, Elizabeth Biblical Elisabet Biblical Greek Elisheva Biblical Hebrew Elisabeth Biblical Latin Elena, Eleonora, Elisaveta Bulgarian Elisabet Catalan Elizabeta, Helena, Jelena Croatian Alžběta, Helena, Alena, Eliška, Lenka Czech Eleonora, Elin, Elisabet, Elisabeth, Ellinor, Helen, Helena, Helene, Isabella, Eli, Elise, Ella, Else, Lena, Lene, Lilly, Lis, Lisa, Lisbet, Lise, Lissi, Nora Danish Eleonora, Elisabeth, Heleen, Helena, Isabella, Isabelle, Betje, Elise, Ellen, Elly, Els, Else, Elsje, Heleentje, Ilse, Isa, Lies, Liesbeth, Liese, Liesje, Lijsbeth, Lisa, Noor, Noortje, Nora Dutch Eliisabet, Helena, Jelena, Leena, Liis, Liisa, Liisi, Liisu Estonian Eliina, Elina, Elisabet, Helena, Eleonoora, Eliisa, Elisa, Ella, Elli, Elsa, Heleena, Heli, Leena, Liisa, Liisi, Noora Finnish Eléonore, Élisabeth, Hélène, Isabel, Isabelle, Babette, Élise, Lili, Liliane, Lilianne, Lise, Lisette French Bet, Lys Frisian Sabela Galician Elene, Elisabed, Eliso Georgian Elena, Eleonora, Eleonore, Elisabeth, Helena, Helene, Isabel, Isabelle, Lore, Alena, Bettina, Elisa, Elise, Elli, Elsa, Else, Ilsa, Ilse, Isa, Isabell, Isabella, Lena, Lene, Leni, Leonore, Lies, Liesa, Liese, Liesel, Liesl, Lili, Lilli, Lisa, Lisbeth, Nora German Elena, Eleni, Eleonora, Elisavet, Elli, Lena Greek Helen, Helena, Helene Greek Mythology Elikapeka Hawaiian Elisheva Hebrew Eleonóra, Erzsébet, Heléna, Izabella, Bözsi, Erzsi, Lili, Liliána, Nóra, Zsóka Hungarian Elísabet, Helena, Elsa Icelandic Eilís, Eilish, Isibéal, Léan, Sibéal Irish Elena, Eleonora, Elisabetta, Ileana, Isabella, Elisa, Elsa, Isa, Leonora, Liana, Liliana, Lisa, Lora, Lorita, Nora, Norina Italian Elīna, Helēna, Jeļena, Jelena Latvian Bet, Betje, Noor, Noortje Limburgish Elena, Elžbieta, Jelena, Elzė Lithuanian Elena, Elisaveta, Beti, Veta Macedonian Ealisaid Manx Ibb Medieval English Isabel Medieval Occitan Eleonora, Elin, Elisabet, Elisabeth, Ellinor, Helen, Helena, Helene, Isabella, Eli, Elise, Ella, Else, Lena, Lene, Lilly, Lis, Lisa, Lisbet, Lise, Liss, Nora Norwegian Aliénor, Isabèl Occitan Eleonora, Elżbieta, Helena, Izabela, Izabella, Ela, Eliza, Iza, Lena, Liliana Polish Helena, Isabel, Leonor, Belinha, Elisa, Elisabete, Isabela, Lena, Liana, Liliana Portuguese Eliza, Izabel, Lílian Portuguese (Brazilian) Elena, Elisabeta, Ileana, Isabela, Isabella, Ilinca, Lenuța, Liana, Liliana Romanian Elena, Eleonora, Elizaveta, Yelena, Yelizaveta, Alyona, Lena, Liza, Lizaveta Russian Elene Sardinian Ealasaid, Eilionoir, Elspet, Elspeth, Iseabail, Ishbel, Isobel, Beileag, Eilidh, Lileas, Lilias, Lillias Scottish Jelena, Jelisaveta, Jela Serbian Alžbeta, Elena, Helena, Alena, Eliška, Lenka Slovak Elizabeta, Helena, Jelena, Alena, Alenka, Špela Slovene Elena, Ileana, Isabel, Leonor, Ysabel, Eli, Elisa, Elisabet, Isa, Isabela, Liliana Spanish Eleonor, Eleonora, Elin, Elina, Elisabet, Elisabeth, Ellinor, Helen, Helena, Helene, Isabella, Elise, Ella, Elsa, Lena, Lilly, Lis, Lisa, Lisbet, Lise, Nora Swedish Eleonora, Olena, Yelyzaveta, Lesya Ukrainian Elen, Elin, Bethan Welsh
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