Gender: Female Origin of Leonore: 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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This is more appealing to me than Eleanor.