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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Eleanora

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Alt. Meaning

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

E is for enamoured, forever will your children be with you

A is for accountable, someone to be counted on

N is for nurturing, to all that need help

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

Notable Persons Named Eleanora

Billie Holiday was a vocal jazz, jazz blues, torch songs, swing, blues, r&b, twelve-bar blues, torch song, swing music, and rhythm singer-songwriter. She plays Vocals. Her career lasted from 1933 to 1959. Billie was given the name Eleanora Fagan on April 7th, 1915 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. Billie is also known as Lady Day. She left this life on July 17th, 1959.

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Maya Deren was an artist in the fields of choreography, film, dance, and ethnography. Maya was given the name Eleanora Derenkowskaia on April 29th, 1917 in Kiev, Russian Republic. She breathed her last breath on October 13th, 1961.

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Nora was given the name Eleanora Caroline Sun by her parent Sun Fo on August 6th, 1937 in Shanghai, Republic of China. She died on January 29th, 2011.

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She holds the title Duchess of Rovere and of Montefeltro. Eleanora was born as the child of Vincenzo Gonzaga and Duke of Guastalla on November 13th, 1686 in Guastalla, Duchy of Guastalla. She died on March 16th, 1741.

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Eleanora Frances Bliss Knopf was a geologist. Eleanora was given the name Eleanora Frances Bliss on July 15th, 1883. She passed away on January 21st, 1974.

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Eleanora was born on November 1st, 1832. They passed away on August 30th, 1912.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Eleanora

She holds the title Princess consort of Ligne and Princess of Ligne. Her ongoing career started in 2005. Princess was born as the child of Prince Pedro Henrique of Orléans-Braganza and Princess Maria Elisabeth of Bavaria on May 20th, 1953 in Jacarezinho, Paraná.

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How popular is the baby name Eleanora in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 6 6 0
1881 7 7 0
1882 11 11 0
1883 9 9 0
1884 14 14 0
1885 19 19 0
1886 14 14 0
1887 13 13 0
1888 17 17 0
1889 23 23 0
1890 20 20 0
1891 18 18 0
1892 27 27 0
1893 31 31 0
1894 30 30 0
1895 24 24 0
1896 33 33 0
1897 33 33 0
1898 34 34 0
1899 30 30 0
1900 41 41 0
1901 23 23 0
1902 38 38 0
1903 34 34 0
1904 41 41 0
1905 42 42 0
1906 39 39 0
1907 29 29 0
1908 47 47 0
1909 47 47 0
1910 53 53 0
1911 58 58 0
1912 55 55 0
1913 87 87 0
1914 126 126 0
1915 153 153 0
1916 174 174 0
1917 127 127 0
1918 170 170 0
1919 153 153 0
1920 148 148 0
1921 164 164 0
1922 136 136 0
1923 128 128 0
1924 152 152 0
1925 129 129 0
1926 127 127 0
1927 118 118 0
1928 110 110 0
1929 101 101 0
1930 105 105 0
1931 78 78 0
1932 76 76 0
1933 71 71 0
1934 68 68 0
1935 66 66 0
1936 60 60 0
1937 57 57 0
1938 58 58 0
1939 53 53 0
1940 29 29 0
1941 46 46 0
1942 48 48 0
1943 41 41 0
1944 23 23 0
1945 35 35 0
1946 32 32 0
1947 37 37 0
1948 23 23 0
1949 39 39 0
1950 33 33 0
1951 29 29 0
1952 32 32 0
1953 31 31 0
1954 20 20 0
1955 18 18 0
1956 28 28 0
1957 26 26 0
1958 23 23 0
1959 21 21 0
1960 19 19 0
1961 24 24 0
1962 19 19 0
1963 20 20 0
1964 13 13 0
1965 14 14 0
1966 5 5 0
1967 11 11 0
1968 9 9 0
1969 8 8 0
1970 14 14 0
1971 7 7 0
1972 6 6 0
1973 9 9 0
1974 7 7 0
1976 5 5 0
1977 7 7 0
1978 8 8 0
1980 11 11 0
1982 6 6 0
1983 7 7 0
1984 6 6 0
1985 5 5 0
1987 5 5 0
1988 10 10 0
1989 7 7 0
1990 8 8 0
1991 7 7 0
1992 8 8 0
1993 7 7 0
1994 8 8 0
1995 6 6 0
1996 10 10 0
1997 6 6 0
1998 12 12 0
1999 10 10 0
2000 10 10 0
2001 14 14 0
2002 15 15 0
2003 16 16 0
2004 26 26 0
2005 30 30 0
2006 29 29 0
2007 36 36 0
2008 41 41 0
2009 32 32 0
2010 57 57 0
2011 73 73 0
2012 69 69 0
2013 96 96 0
2014 135 135 0
2015 156 156 0
2016 219 219 0
2017 248 248 0

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Popularity of Eleanora as a first name

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Common last names for Eleanora

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Fun Facts about the name Eleanora

  • How Popular is the name Eleanora? Eleanora is the 3,308th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Eleanora have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6,215 babies born with the first name Eleanora in the United States. That's more than enough people named Eleanora to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Eleanora? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Eleanora first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Eleanora is Wednesday, August 7th, 1867.
  • What year had the most people named Eleanora born? The highest recorded use of the first name Eleanora was in 2017 with a total of 248 babies.
  • Random Eleanora Factoid: According to the 1938 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Eleanora is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1938.
  • Weird things about the name Eleanora: Your name in reverse order is Aronaele. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eareonal. How do you pronounce that?

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