Ellinor Name Meaning & Origin

Ellinor

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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A variant of "Eleanor" that is mostly used in Scandinavia.

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May mean "God is my light".

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Ellinor Ljungros, Swedish long-distance runner
Ellinor Rafaelsen, Norwegian writer
Ellinor Vanderveer, American actress

Ellinor in song, story & screen: | Edit

Ellinor dansar is a 1949 Swedish song by Evert Taube a Swedish composer. Ellinor was Evert's daughter. Ellinor dansar means Ellinor is dancing. She is dancing with her father in this song.

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