Lenore

First Name
22k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
202
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Lenore mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Lenore

"Lenore" is a name of French origin, and it means "Light". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Wiktionary
  1. A female given name from a German variant of Eleanor.

Notable Persons Named Lenore

Lee Krasner was an artist in the fields of painting and collage. Lee was given the name Lenore Krassner on October 27th, 1908 in Brooklyn. She left this life on June 19th, 1984.

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Lenore Romney was a First Lady of Michigan. Lenore was born on November 9th, 1908 in Logan, Utah. She died on July 7th, 1998.

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Lenore Zann is an MLA for Truro-Bible Hill and MLAforTruro-Bible Hill. She has been prominent since 2009. Lenore was born on November 22nd, 1959 in Sydney.

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Lenore Kasdorf is an actress and actor. Her career lasted from 1971 to 2004. Lenore was born on July 23rd, 1948 in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Lenore E. Walker is a psychologist. Lenore was born on October 3rd, 1942 in New York City.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 12 12 0
1881 10 10 0
1882 19 19 0
1883 17 17 0
1884 13 13 0
1885 22 22 0
1886 20 20 0
1887 37 37 0
1888 31 31 0
1889 37 37 0
1890 38 38 0
1891 25 25 0
1892 49 49 0
1893 67 67 0
1894 43 43 0
1895 62 62 0
1896 66 66 0
1897 67 67 0
1898 59 59 0
1899 68 68 0
1900 81 81 0
1901 56 56 0
1902 84 84 0
1903 78 78 0
1904 82 82 0
1905 113 113 0
1906 117 117 0
1907 97 97 0
1908 115 115 0
1909 114 114 0
1910 140 140 0
1911 131 131 0
1912 168 168 0
1913 210 210 0
1914 270 270 0
1915 360 360 0
1916 330 330 0
1917 367 367 0
1918 412 412 0
1919 390 390 0
1920 402 402 0
1921 417 417 0
1922 439 439 0
1923 387 387 0
1924 434 434 0
1925 408 408 0
1926 460 460 0
1927 459 459 0
1928 415 415 0
1929 439 433 6
1930 411 411 0
1931 398 398 0
1932 373 373 0
1933 376 376 0
1934 350 350 0
1935 352 352 0
1936 373 373 0
1937 340 340 0
1938 333 333 0
1939 296 296 0
1940 239 239 0
1941 284 284 0
1942 360 360 0
1943 344 344 0
1944 308 308 0
1945 275 275 0
1946 371 371 0
1947 408 408 0
1948 355 355 0
1949 321 321 0
1950 291 291 0
1951 308 308 0
1952 308 308 0
1953 257 257 0
1954 244 244 0
1955 254 254 0
1956 251 251 0
1957 289 289 0
1958 284 284 0
1959 291 291 0
1960 255 255 0
1961 236 236 0
1962 221 221 0
1963 177 177 0
1964 155 155 0
1965 156 156 0
1966 149 149 0
1967 198 198 0
1968 204 204 0
1969 175 175 0
1970 156 156 0
1971 186 186 0
1972 148 148 0
1973 129 129 0
1974 109 109 0
1975 84 84 0
1976 63 63 0
1977 54 54 0
1978 47 47 0
1979 53 53 0
1980 39 39 0
1981 63 63 0
1982 36 36 0
1983 31 31 0
1984 32 32 0
1985 33 33 0
1986 44 44 0
1987 18 18 0
1988 27 27 0
1989 29 29 0
1990 23 23 0
1991 27 27 0
1992 9 9 0
1993 12 12 0
1994 19 19 0
1995 12 12 0
1996 9 9 0
1997 14 14 0
1998 20 20 0
1999 12 12 0
2000 16 16 0
2001 12 12 0
2002 9 9 0
2003 14 14 0
2004 13 13 0
2005 16 16 0
2006 21 21 0
2007 18 18 0
2008 21 21 0
2009 21 21 0
2010 24 24 0
2011 34 34 0
2012 38 38 0
2013 41 41 0
2014 63 63 0
2015 67 67 0
2016 65 65 0
2017 45 45 0

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Popularity of Lenore as a first name

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Popularity of Lenore as a last name

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Common last names for Lenore

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Miller
  • Brown
  • Anderson
  • Wilson
  • Jones
  • Thompson
  • Young
  • Allen
  • Davis
  • Moore
  • Lewis
  • King

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Lenore U.S.
  White 49.50% 64.26%
  African American 43.56% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.94% 16.26%

Of Last Name Lenore

People with the last name Lenore are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Lenore

  • What name lists does Lenore rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Lenore? Lenore is the 1,600th most popular name of all time. As a last name Lenore was the 91,221st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Lenore have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 22,383 babies born with the first name Lenore in the United States. That's more than enough people named Lenore to occupy the territory of Caribbean Netherlands (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 21,133 (as of January 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Lenore? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 12 new born babies.
  • When was Lenore first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Lenore is Friday, September 22nd, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Lenore born? The highest recorded use of the first name Lenore was in 1926 with a total of 460 babies.
  • Random Lenore Factoid: According to the 1910 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Lenore ranks 96th in popularity as a baby girl's name in North Dakota. Imagine that, 6 babies in North Dakota have the same name as you in 1910.
  • Weird things about the name Lenore: Your name in reverse order is Eronel. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Loerne. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Lenore? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 202 people with the last name Lenore.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Lenore? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Lenore as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.4m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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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