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in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Elanor mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Elanor

User Submitted Origins


User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Missouri, U.S. says the name Elanor means "Sun ray. God is my light" and is of Fiction origin.
  2. A user from California, U.S. says the name Elanor means "Elanor is the name for a small, yellow, star-shaped flower. In elvish, it means 'sun-star.'".
  3. A submission from the United Kingdom says the name Elanor means "god is my light or god is my candle it can also mean the kind one" and is of Hebrew origin.
  4. A submission from Pennsylvania, U.S. says the name Elanor means "Golden Flower" and is of Swedish origin.
  5. A submission from Idaho, U.S. says the name Elanor means "Defender of men".
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Notable Persons Named Elanor

Notable Persons Named Elanor

Elanor Allerton

Elanor was born on March 30th, 1639. She breathed her last breath in 1674.


Fun Facts about the name Elanor

  • How Popular is the name Elanor? Elanor is the 9,261st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Elanor have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,285 babies born with the first name Elanor in the United States. That's more than enough people named Elanor to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Elanor? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1913 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Elanor first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Elanor is Wednesday, July 7th, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Elanor born? The highest recorded use of the first name Elanor was in 2019 with a total of 64 babies.
  • Random Elanor Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Elanor is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Elanor: The name spelled backwards is Ronale. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Rnleao. How do you pronounce that?
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