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Gender: F Origin of Elinor: Spelling variation of Eleanor

Slimmed down spelling is well-established and makes an old name more modern, for better and worse. Katie Couric spells her Elinor's name this way.

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Famous People Named Elinor

Elinor Donahue, American actress
Elinor Smith, American aviator
Elinor Tully "Ellie" Couric, daughter of Katie Couric
Elinor Ostrom, winner of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics
Elinor Glyn, Novelist

Pop Culture References for the Name Elinor

Elinor Ferrars (née Dashwood), Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
Queen Elinor- Princess Merida's mother in the movie Brave
Elinor, character from Inkheart by Cornelia Funke
Elinor Gamgee, character from the lord of the rings trilogy
Elinor Joddrel, character from the novel "The Wanderer"
Elinor, a kind, old mechanic in Ally Condie's "Atlantia."

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