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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Leonore

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  1. A female given name borrowed from German.

Leonore was also found in the following language(s): German

Notable Persons Named Leonore

Lee Israel was an author and biographer. Lee was given the name Leonore Carol Israel on December 24th, 1939 in New York City, New York, U.S. Lee is also known as Israel, Leonore; Israel, and Lenore. She breathed her last breath on December 24th, 2014.

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Leonore was born on May 11th, 1923 in Fort Lee, New Jersey, United States. She breathed her last breath on December 30th, 1989.

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Leonore was given the name Leonore Cohn on February 20th, 1918 in New York City, New York, United States. She died on March 12th, 2009.

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Vaughn De Leath was a jazz, crooner, and dixieland singer, musician, radio performer, broadcasting executive, and singing. She was most active from 1920 to 1930. Vaughn was given the name Leonore Vonderlieth on September 26th, 1894 in Mount Pulaski, Illinois. She died on May 28th, 1943.

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Leonore Herzenberg is a in the fields of immunology and genetics. Leonore was given the name Leonore Alderstein on February 15th, 1935 in New York City.

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Leonore Tiefer is a in the field of sexology.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Leonore

She holds the title Duchess of Gotland and Gotland. Princess was born as the child of Christopher O'Neill, Princess Madeleine, Duchess of Hälsingland, and Gästrikland on February 20th, 2014 in Weill Cornell Medical College, New York City, New York, U.S. Princess is also known as Leonore Lilian Maria.

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Countess Leonore is royalty. They hold the title Countess Leonore of Orange-Nassau and Jonkvrouwe van Amsberg. Countess was born as the child of Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands and Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands on June 3rd, 2006 in The Hague.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1881 5 5 0
1883 7 7 0
1885 8 8 0
1886 5 5 0
1887 10 10 0
1889 6 6 0
1890 5 5 0
1891 5 5 0
1892 14 14 0
1893 12 12 0
1894 13 13 0
1895 12 12 0
1896 13 13 0
1897 10 10 0
1898 11 11 0
1899 14 14 0
1900 20 20 0
1901 5 5 0
1902 10 10 0
1903 9 9 0
1904 12 12 0
1905 7 7 0
1906 26 26 0
1907 15 15 0
1908 6 6 0
1909 15 15 0
1910 19 19 0
1911 31 31 0
1912 26 26 0
1913 31 31 0
1914 45 45 0
1915 41 41 0
1916 66 66 0
1917 58 58 0
1918 51 51 0
1919 56 56 0
1920 51 51 0
1921 54 54 0
1922 61 61 0
1923 53 53 0
1924 65 65 0
1925 61 61 0
1926 68 68 0
1927 57 57 0
1928 70 70 0
1929 55 55 0
1930 40 40 0
1931 40 40 0
1932 34 34 0
1933 34 34 0
1934 28 28 0
1935 28 28 0
1936 32 32 0
1937 22 22 0
1938 20 20 0
1939 30 30 0
1940 20 20 0
1941 29 29 0
1942 37 37 0
1943 31 31 0
1944 32 32 0
1945 22 22 0
1946 23 23 0
1947 20 20 0
1948 18 18 0
1949 22 22 0
1950 12 12 0
1951 16 16 0
1952 12 12 0
1953 14 14 0
1954 16 16 0
1955 15 15 0
1956 14 14 0
1957 15 15 0
1958 16 16 0
1959 14 14 0
1960 11 11 0
1961 9 9 0
1962 13 13 0
1963 8 8 0
1964 14 14 0
1965 6 6 0
1966 11 11 0
1967 8 8 0
1968 14 14 0
1969 13 13 0
1970 12 12 0
1971 11 11 0
1972 11 11 0
1973 17 17 0
1974 9 9 0
1975 10 10 0
1976 11 11 0
1977 5 5 0
1980 8 8 0
1981 9 9 0
1982 6 6 0
1983 8 8 0
1987 6 6 0
1989 6 6 0
1991 5 5 0
1992 5 5 0
2014 5 5 0
2015 7 7 0
2016 5 5 0
2017 5 5 0

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Popularity of Leonore as a first name

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Common last names for Leonore

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Fun Facts about the name Leonore

  • How Popular is the name Leonore? Leonore is the 6,258th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Leonore have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,268 babies born with the first name Leonore in the United States. That's more than enough people named Leonore to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Leonore? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1881 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Leonore first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Leonore is Sunday, April 21st, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Leonore born? The highest recorded use of the first name Leonore was in 1928 with a total of 70 babies.
  • Random Leonore Factoid: According to the 1931 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Leonore is not a popular baby girl's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 1931.
  • Weird things about the name Leonore: Your name in reverse order is Eronoel. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Oeelorn. How do you pronounce that?

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