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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).
DiminutivesNellie, Nelly
Other Languages & CulturesEleonora(Bulgarian) Eleonora, Ellinor, Ella, Nora(Danish) Eleonora, Ellen, Noor, Noortje, Nora(Dutch) Eleonoora, Ella, Elli, Noora(Finnish) Eléonore(French) Eleonora, Eleonore, Lore, Leonore, Nora(German) Eleonora(Greek) Eleonóra, Nóra(Hungarian) Eleonora, Leonora, Lora, Lorita, Nora, Norina(Italian) Noor, Noortje(Limburgish) Eleonora, Ellinor, Ella, Nora(Norwegian) Aliénor(Occitan) Eleonora(Polish) Leonor(Portuguese) Eleonora(Russian) Eilionoir, Eilidh(Scottish) Leonor(Spanish) Eleonor, Eleonora, Ellinor, Ella, Nora(Swedish) Eleonora(Ukrainian)

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