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Correct spelling: Eleanor

Eleanor \e-lea-nor\

sun ray, shining light
Eleanor as a girl's name is pronounced EL-a-nor. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Eleanor is "sun ray, shining light". Variant of Helen. Also possibly from the Greek name "eleos" meaning "compassion", or from German "ali" meaning "other, foreign". History: Eleanor of Aquitaine (12th century) was heiress to a large part of France, wife of two kings and mother of two more (Richard the Lionhearted and John). Her powerful personality, intelligence, and energy made her unique then. Literary: Jane Austen's Eleonora Dashwood in "Sense and Sensibility". First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt; Italian actress Eleonora Duse; actress Elinor Donahue; women's rights activist Eleanor Smeal.
Related names:
aline, Eileen, Elaine, Elen, Elena, Ella, Ellen, Elnora, helen, lena, Lenore, Leonora, Ellene, elli, Ellie, Elora, Enora, Helene, helena, el, Elle, Elna, Aleanor, Alenor, Aleonore, Allinor, Eileanoir, Elanor, Eleanora, Eleanore, Eleni, Elenor, Elenora, Elenore, Eleonor, Eleonora, Eleonore, Elianora, Elianore, Elienora, Elienore, Elinor, Elinore, Elladine, Elleanor, Elleanora, Ellenor, Ellenora, Ellenore, Elleonor, Ellin, Elliner, Ellinor, Ellinore, Elly, Ellyn, Elyn, Heleanor, Helenora, Leanora, Lenora, Leonor.

Google Ngram Viewer results for Eleanor:

This graph shows how "Eleanor" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

Examples of usage for Eleanor:

  1. " It was nothing- ridiculous- in the worst of taste, but still, if you half shut your eyes and looked-" Katharine half shut her eyes and looked, but she looked in the wrong direction, and Cassandra laughed more than ever, and was still laughing and doing her best to explain in a whisper that Aunt Eleanor through half- shut eyes, was like the parrot in the cage at Stogdon House, when the gentlemen came in and Rodney walked straight up to them and wanted to know what they were laughing at. – Night and Day by Virginia Woolf
  2. Aunt Eleanor demanded, addressing herself naturally to Katharine. – Night and Day by Virginia Woolf
  3. " Ah, but poetry's different, Trevor," said Aunt Eleanor as if she had special authority from Shakespeare to say so. – Night and Day by Virginia Woolf

Quotes for Eleanor:

  1. The Eleanor Roosevelt Award that I received for women's rights activities is one I treasure.
  2. No one, Eleanor Roosevelt said, can make you feel inferior without your consent. Never give it.
  3. I learned the power of radio watching Eleanor Roosevelt do her show. I used to go up to Hyde Park and hold her papers. I was just a messenger, but it planted the bug of radio in me.

Rhymes for Eleanor:

  1. eleanore, elenore, elinor;