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  1. #1
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    May 2013

    Could Lena be a nickname for Eleanor?


    I'm thinking of changing my nickname and I was wondering if you thought that Lena (lee-nah) could be a nickname for Eleanor? Is it too disconnected?
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  2. #3
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    United Kingdom
    I think you could use it!

  3. #5
    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    I vastly prefer Lena over Leah, which I think you were considering a few posts back. Lena freshens up Eleanor's sort of vintage-ness, and it was even used as a standalone name for the main character of the Beautiful Creatures books and film.
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  4. #7
    Join Date
    Mar 2013
    I think Lena works really well as a nn for Eleanor. I agree with the pp that it freshens up the name a bit.
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  5. #9
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
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    I love Eleanor nn Lena! If I had changed my name about a year back, that was one of my highest contenders. I agree that it livens Eleanor up a bit. I would love to meet an Eleanor nn Lena.
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