Gender Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. lə-NAWR
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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).

Related Names

DiminutivesNellie, Nelly
Other Languages & CulturesEleonora(Bulgarian) Ellinor, Ella, Nora(Danish) Eleonora, Ellen, Noor, Noortje, Nora(Dutch) 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) Eilionoir, Eilidh(Scottish Gaelic) Eleonóra(Slovak) Leonor, Nora(Spanish) Eleonor, Eleonora, Ellinor, Ella, Nellie, Nelly, Nora(Swedish) Eleonora(Ukrainian)

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Entry updated November 16, 2019