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Origin and Meaning of Eleonora

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from Lithuania says the name Eleonora means "'the other', 'foreign' (from Germanic 'ali') or 'compassionate', 'merciful' (from Greek 'eleos') and 'God is my light' (from Arabic 'ellinor')".
  2. According to a user from Italy, the name Eleonora is of Italian origin and means "Brave and faithful".
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  1. A female given name

Eleonora was also found in the following language(s): Czech, Danish, Faroese, German, Italian, Latvian, Norwegian, Polish, and Swedish

Notable Persons Named Eleonora

Notable Persons Named Eleonora

Lele Pons

Lele Pons is an entertainer. Lele was given the name Eleonora Pons Maronese on June 25th, 1996.

Eleonora Duse

Eleonora was given the name Eleonora Giulia Amalia Duse on October 3rd, 1858 in Vigevano, Italy. She left this life on April 21st, 1924.

Eleonora Brown

Eleonora Brown is an actress. Her career lasted from 1960 to 1968. Eleonora was born on August 22nd, 1948 in Naples.

Eleonora Giorgi

Eleonora Giorgi is an actress, director, producer, and screenwriter. Her ongoing career started in 1971. Eleonora was born on October 21st, 1953.

Eleonora Gonzaga

Eleonora was born as the child of Charles Gonzaga, Duke of Nevers, Maria Gonzaga, and Duchess of Montferrat on November 18th, 1630. She left this life on December 6th, 1686.

Nora Gregor

She was most active from 1920 to 1945. Nora was given the name Eleonora Hermina Gregor on February 3rd, 1901 in Gorizia. She died on January 20th, 1949.

  • Leonora Fani
  • Eleonora Gonzaga
  • Eleonora Rossi Drago
  • Eleonora Pedron
  • Eleonora Abbagnato
    Ballet Dancer
  • Eleonora Lo Bianco
  • Eleonora Di Garzia Di Toledo
  • Eleonora Romanova
  • Eleonora Sears
  • Eleonora Forenza
    Member of the European Parliament
  • Eleonora de Cisneros
    Opera Singer
  • Eleonora Dziękiewicz
  • Eleonora Cassano
  • Eleonora Giorgi

Notable Persons With the Last Name Eleonora

Notable Persons With the Last Name Eleonora

Ulrika Eleonora

Ulrika Eleonora was royalty. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1718 to 1720. Ulrika was born as the child of Charles XI of Sweden and Ulrika Eleonora of Denmark on January 23rd, 1688 in Stockholm Palace. She breathed her last breath on November 24th, 1741.

Princess Eleonora

Princess was born as the child of Charles Emmanuel III of Sardinia and Polyxena of Hesse-Rotenburg on February 28th, 1728 in Royal Palace of Turin. She left this life on August 14th, 1781.

Archduchess Eleonora

Archduchess was born as the child of Archduke Charles Stephen of Austria and Archduchess Maria Theresa of Austria (1862–1933) on November 28th, 1886 in Pula. She died on May 26th, 1974.


Eleonora is an athlete for the Real Sport Clube.


Fun Facts about the name Eleonora

  • How Popular is the name Eleonora? Eleonora is the 9,270th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Eleonora have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,284 babies born with the first name Eleonora in the United States. That's more than enough people named Eleonora 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 Eleonora? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1882 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Eleonora first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Eleonora is Saturday, October 19th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Eleonora born? The highest recorded use of the first name Eleonora was in 2019 with a total of 47 babies.
  • Random Eleonora Factoid: According to the 1973 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Eleonora is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name in 1973.
  • Weird things about the name Eleonora: The name spelled backwards is Aronoele. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Eornoale. How do you pronounce that?
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