English, contracted form of Leonora

Lenora Origin and Meaning

The name Lenora is girl's name of English origin meaning "light".
A lovely (and uncommon) longer form for Nora, one of the most fashionable international nickname names around. Lenora fell off the US charts in the 70s, but just re-entered in 2022 as parents' love for short forms Leni and Nora is growing.
# 932 in the US

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Lenora Popularity

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Famous People Named Lenora

  • Lenora Branch FulaniAmerican psychologist, activist and politician
  • Lenora Isabella CrichlowEnglish actress
  • Lenora NemetzAmerican actress
  • Lenora HumeCanadian film producer
  • Lenora Mattingly WeberAmerican novelist
  • Octavia Lenora SpencerAmerican actress

Lenora in Pop Culture

  • Lenora Trippcharacter in movie "The Californians"
  • Lenoracharacter in "Beautiful" by Amy Reed
  • Lenoranormal,type gym leader in the video games Pokémon Black and Pokémon White
  • Lenora Wickstaffcharacter in children's novel "The Wish Giver"
  • Lenoracharacter in the musical "Cry,Baby"
  • Lenora Janethcharacter in the Netflix series "Trollhunters"