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Elinor Meaning


What does Elinor mean?

The name Elinor is of English origin.

The meaning of Elinor is "light".

Elinor is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced E-li-nor.

The Given Name Elinor

Elinor is a variant of Eleanor. See Eleanor for further details.

Elinor is a great choice for parents looking for a more unique name.

This great little girl name has a natural greatness.

A chic name that will be loved by parents.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Elinor Dashwood, and Elinor Ostrom.

Elinor Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 1,399 in baby name popularity for girls with 159 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 1,397 in baby name popularity for girls with 164 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

Want to see how Elinor sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Elinor Name Popularity Page.

Elinor Related Names

Elinor is a variant of Eleanor.

Famous Elinors

  • Elinor Dashwood ~ Sense and Sensibility character
  • Elinor Ostrom ~ Nobel Prize for Economics 2009

Elinor Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Elinor.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Elinor Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Elinor in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Elinor.

Just for fun, see the name Elinor in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Elinor in Nautical Flags page.