German short form of Eleanor
Leonore Origin and Meaning
The name Leonore is a girl's name of German origin.
Leonore is a melodic variation of the wide range of names related to Eleanor and, via a different root, Leonie that are so stylish throughout Europe right now and bound for greater visibility in the U.S. The name of one of the little princesses of Sweden, Leonore carries the gravity of Eleanor with more quirky charm.
The only downside: Spelling and pronunciation confusion given so many similar variations, from Lenora to Leonie to Eleanora and onward.
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Famous People Named Leonore
- Leonore Cohn AnnenbergAmerican businesswoman and diplomat
- Leonore LemmonAmerican socialite
- Leonore GoldschmidtGerman educator
- Leonore HarrisAmerican actress
- Leonore Marie Irene Enrica (b. 2006)Countess of Orange,Nassau, Jonkvrouwe van Amsberg; daughter of Prince Constantijn
- Leonore Lilian Maria Bernadotte (b. 2014)Princess of Sweden, Duchess of Gotland; daughter of Princess Madeleine
Leonore in Pop Culture
- Leonoremain character in Beethoven's only opera "Fidelio"