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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Eleanore

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Alt. Meaning

E is for empathy, and your consideration for the feelings of others

L is for love, everlasting.

E is for expressive, not one to hold within.

A is for athleticism, embrace the competitor within

N is for neighborly, friendly to all acquaintances

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

R is for rewards, from your hard work

E is for elegant, born within you.

Notable Persons Named Eleanore

Cammie King was an actress. She was most prominent from 1939 to 1942. Cammie was given the name Eleanore Cammack King on August 5th, 1934 in Los Angeles. She left this life on September 1st, 2010.

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May Sarton was a writer. May was given the name Eleanore Marie Sarton on May 3rd, 1912 in Wondelgem. She left this life on July 16th, 1995.

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She was most active from 1938 to 1952. Lenore was given the name Eleanore Maria Leisner on April 18th, 1918 in Celje. She passed away on July 31st, 1993.

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Eleanor was given the name Eleanore Elkins by her parent William Lukens Elkins in 21 in Philadelphia. She died on July 13th, 1937.

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Deirdre was given the name Eleanore Deirdre O'Connell on June 16th, 1939 in South Bronx. Deirdre is also known as Actress, singer, theatre director, O'Connell, and Eleanore Deirdre. She passed away on June 9th, 2001.

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Eleanore was born on June 12th, 1750. She breathed her last breath on September 14th, 1833.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 13 13 0
1881 5 5 0
1882 7 7 0
1883 11 11 0
1884 8 8 0
1885 12 12 0
1886 8 8 0
1887 15 15 0
1888 18 18 0
1889 10 10 0
1890 21 21 0
1891 23 23 0
1892 22 22 0
1893 24 24 0
1894 28 28 0
1895 22 22 0
1896 31 31 0
1897 33 33 0
1898 46 46 0
1899 28 28 0
1900 37 37 0
1901 43 43 0
1902 42 42 0
1903 52 52 0
1904 66 66 0
1905 56 56 0
1906 67 67 0
1907 71 71 0
1908 91 91 0
1909 88 88 0
1910 144 144 0
1911 159 159 0
1912 253 253 0
1913 313 313 0
1914 438 438 0
1915 570 570 0
1916 724 724 0
1917 708 708 0
1918 761 761 0
1919 737 737 0
1920 737 737 0
1921 768 768 0
1922 724 724 0
1923 729 729 0
1924 719 719 0
1925 653 653 0
1926 613 613 0
1927 535 535 0
1928 454 454 0
1929 387 387 0
1930 362 362 0
1931 324 324 0
1932 326 326 0
1933 278 278 0
1934 259 259 0
1935 238 238 0
1936 254 254 0
1937 214 214 0
1938 192 192 0
1939 181 181 0
1940 168 168 0
1941 138 138 0
1942 148 148 0
1943 113 113 0
1944 70 70 0
1945 69 69 0
1946 71 71 0
1947 70 70 0
1948 50 50 0
1949 66 66 0
1950 58 58 0
1951 43 43 0
1952 53 53 0
1953 44 44 0
1954 52 52 0
1955 37 37 0
1956 41 41 0
1957 42 42 0
1958 31 31 0
1959 33 33 0
1960 29 29 0
1961 36 36 0
1962 26 26 0
1963 27 27 0
1964 20 20 0
1965 10 10 0
1966 9 9 0
1967 11 11 0
1968 16 16 0
1969 14 14 0
1970 21 21 0
1971 9 9 0
1972 19 19 0
1973 7 7 0
1974 11 11 0
1975 13 13 0
1976 12 12 0
1977 12 12 0
1978 13 13 0
1979 21 21 0
1980 21 21 0
1981 14 14 0
1982 11 11 0
1983 6 6 0
1984 10 10 0
1985 13 13 0
1986 16 16 0
1987 16 16 0
1988 11 11 0
1989 22 22 0
1990 11 11 0
1991 21 21 0
1992 16 16 0
1993 28 28 0
1994 19 19 0
1995 17 17 0
1996 25 25 0
1997 20 20 0
1998 28 28 0
1999 30 30 0
2000 40 40 0
2001 26 26 0
2002 24 24 0
2003 42 42 0
2004 26 26 0
2005 41 41 0
2006 40 40 0
2007 43 43 0
2008 50 50 0
2009 54 54 0
2010 59 59 0
2011 48 48 0
2012 42 42 0
2013 62 62 0
2014 69 69 0
2015 90 90 0
2016 87 87 0
2017 99 99 0

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Popularity of Eleanore as a first name

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Common last names for Eleanore

  • Johnson
  • Smith
  • Miller
  • Brown
  • Anderson
  • Williams
  • Nelson
  • Jones
  • Young
  • Clark
  • White
  • Thompson
  • Lewis
  • Schultz

Fun Facts about the name Eleanore

  • How Popular is the name Eleanore? Eleanore is the 1,787th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Eleanore have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 17,782 babies born with the first name Eleanore in the United States. That's more than enough people named Eleanore to occupy the territory of Anguilla (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 15,236 (as of July 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Eleanore? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 13 new born babies.
  • When was Eleanore first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Eleanore is Friday, November 11th, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Eleanore born? The highest recorded use of the first name Eleanore was in 1921 with a total of 768 babies.
  • Random Eleanore Factoid: According to the 1914 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Eleanore ranks 96th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, 32 babies in Minnesota have the same name as you in 1914.
  • Weird things about the name Eleanore: Your name in reverse order is Eronaele. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nleaeoer. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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