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Popularity
268k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Eleanor

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: French
  • Meaning: Of Unknown Meaning
  • #269 All Time
  • #78 in 2014
Girls
Boys

How popular is the name "Eleanor" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
18801291290
18811101100
18821741740
18831851850
18841981980
18852222220
18862712710
18872472470
18882882880
18893123120
18903513510
18913763760
18923903900
18933973970
18944504500
18955445440#98 girl name
18964934930
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19364,3614,33922#47 girl name
19374,2904,27416#53 girl name
19384,0704,04921#60 girl name
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19403,6043,58222#68 girl name
19413,2663,24917#78 girl name
19423,1763,16511#87 girl name
19432,7382,7299
19442,2012,19011
19451,8761,8760
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19471,8521,8520
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19491,5161,5160
19501,3731,3730
19511,2961,2960
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19541,1141,1140
19551,0461,0460
19561,0461,0460
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19608268260
19617507500
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19646456450
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19684084080
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19752342340
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19842442440
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19872892890
19883083080
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19943903900
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19964864860
19975375370
19987187180
19996886880
20007717710
20018268260
20029619610
20031,0051,0050
20041,0631,0630
20051,2371,2370
20061,2201,2200
20071,2681,2680
20081,3411,3410
20091,4911,4865
20101,8501,8500
20112,0802,0800
20122,3722,3720
20133,0023,0020
20143,7043,7040#78 girl name

Want to know about the populiarty of Eleanor? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 268,153 babies born with the name Eleanor in the United States. That's more than enough Eleanors to occupy the territory of New Caledonia (France) with an estimated population of 259,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 129 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Eleanor" was in 1920 with a total of 8,499 babies. (That's a lot of baby Eleanors)

According to the 1927 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Eleanor" ranks #34 in popularity as a baby girl's name in North Dakota. Imagine that, 50 babies in North Dakota have the same name as you in 1927. Across the entire United States a total of 6,991 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Eleanor" mean?

Eleanor (French): Of Unknown Meaning

The name "Eleanor" is of French origin and it means "Of Unknown Meaning". It's a name commonly given to girls. There is 1 other name that is similar to this one.

E is for endear, all those you touch.

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

E is for extra, those little things you do!

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

R is for rapport, friends seek you.

Your name in reverse order is "Ronaele". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Rlnoeae". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Eleanor popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Eleanor in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Eleanor

Elle MacPherson

Elle MacPherson is a model. Elle was born in 1964 as Eleanor Nancy Gow in Killara, Sydney, Australia.

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Eleanor Roosevelt

Eleanor Roosevelt is a politician. Eleanor was born in 1884 as Anna Eleanor Roosevelt in New York City, U.S.

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Eleanor Parker

Eleanor Parker is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1941 to 1991. Eleanor was born in 1922 as Eleanor Jean Parker in Cedarville, Ohio, U.S.

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Eleanor Audley

Eleanor Audley is a radio, film, television and voice actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1942 to 1979. Eleanor was born in 1905 as Eleanor Zellman in New York City, New York, U.S.

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June Allyson

June Allyson is an actress, dancer, and singer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1936 to 2001. June was born in 1917 as Eleanor Geisman in The Bronx, New York, US.

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Rosalynn Carter

Rosalynn Carter is a first lady. Rosalynn was born in 1927 as Eleanor Rosalynn Smith in Plains, Georgia, U.S.

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Past life for Eleanor born Mar 6, 1974

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Africa approximately on 1125. Your profession was farmer, weaver, and tailor.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

Name poster for Eleanor

Name poster for Eleanor(click to save the high quality version)

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