Gender: Female Origin of Eleanore: French variation of Eleanor

Eleanore Origin and Meaning

The name Eleanore is a girl's name of French origin.

The final e introduces pronunciation questions. Is Eleanor pronounced just like Eleanor, or is it the more elaborate el-LAY-ah-nor? Or something else?

If you live in the U.S. and you want a version of this name with a more extravagant pronunciation, it would probably be best to choose a variation that's more obviously different from the original: Eleonora, for instance.

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Paigeofabook1227 Says:


My great-grandma's name was Eleanore, and I have plenty of cousins bearing the same moniker. I'd love to pass it on to one of my kids someday. :)

ModerateMom17 Says:


I love this spelling.