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Gender: Female Origin of Eleanore: French variation of Eleanor

The name Eleanore is a girl's name of French origin. Eleanore and is often added to lists like Saints' Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Build a sibset ....".

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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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Famous People Named Eleanore

Eleanore Cammack "Cammie" King, American actress
Eleanore Kendall Pettersen, American architect
Eleanore Mikus, American painter
Eleanore Griffin, American screenwriter
Eleanore Myers Jewett, American children's author
Eleanore Whitney, American actress and dancer
(Anna) Eleanore Sullivan (born Eleanora Franchi), Italian courtesan and lover of Axel von Fersen, himself the alleged lover of Marie Antoinette of France

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