Elinor Origin and Meaning
The name Elinor is a girl's name of French origin.
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
- Mary Eleanor "Elinor" DonahueAmerican actress
- Elinor Morton WylieAmerican poet and novelist
- Elinor Regina Patricia SmithAmerican aviator
- Elinor Claire "Lin" OstromAmerican economist; winner of the Nobel Prize
- Elinor Sutherland GlynBritish novelist
- Elinor CaplanCanadian MP
- Elinor Jane BarkerWelsh cyclist
- Elinor LipmanAmerican novelist
- Gladys Eleanor May "Elinor" BrentDyer, English novelist
- Elinor Tully "Ellie" Couricdaughter of newscaster Katie Couric
- Elinor FairAmerican silent film actress
Elinor in Pop Culture
- Elinor Dashwoodcharacter in "Sense and Sensibility" by Jane Austen
- ElinorMerida's mother in Pixar's "Brave"
- Elinorcharacterin "Inkheart" by Cornelia Funke
- Elinor Joddrelcharacter in "The Wanderer" by Fanny Burney
- Elinorcharacter in Ally Condie's "Atlantia"
- Elinor Carlislecharacter in Dame Agatha Christie's "Sad Cypress"