Elanor Name Meaning & Origin

Elanor

Pronunciation: EH-lə-nohr (key)

Origin of the name Eleanor:

Derived from Alienor, a Provençal form of the Greek Helenē, which is derived from the element ēlē (light, torch, bright).

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Elanor, Elnora, Lenora and Lorena are anagrams of each other; they contain the same letters.

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Elanor was used in the Lord of the Rings books, where it is the name of a small, yellow, star-shaped flower growing in Lórien. Lady Galadriel of the elves wears a garland crown of elanor-flowers. Later, Sam the hobbit named his first daughter Elanor because of her golden hair. In elvish, it means "sun-star"

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