HeartHAN-neh-lore, HAN-neh-lore-eh
"grace + god is my light"

Hannelore Origin and Meaning

The name Hannelore is a girl's name of German origin meaning "grace + god is my light".

A pretty and substantial German smoosh name, a combination of Hanne and Eleonore. Most popular in Germany from the 1930s to the 1950s. Former German Chancellors Helmut Kohl and Helmut Schmidt both had wives named Hannelore.

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Famous People Named Hannelore

  • Hannelore KraftGerman politician
  • Johanna Klara Eleonore "Hannelore" (Renner) Kohlfirst wife of former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl
  • Hannelore BaronGerman artist
  • Hannelore ElsnerGerman actress
  • Hannelore Emilie Käte Grete SchrothGerman actress
  • Hannelore BodeGerman operatic soprano
  • Hannelore BeyGerman ballerina
  • Hannelore ValencakAustrian writer

Hannelore in Pop Culture

  • Hannelore"Questionable Content" webcomic character
  • Hannelore Landgraabcharacter in video game "Sims 3" Moonlight Bay
  • Hannelore Dresslercharacter in the German film "Lore"
  • Hannelorecharacter (mentioned) in the novel "Salt to the Sea"

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