Eleanor

Eleanor f
English: from an Old French respelling of the Old Provençal name Alienor, which has been taken as a derivative of HELEN (SEE Helen), but is probably of Germanic derivation (with a first element ali other, foreign). The name was introduced to England by Eleanor of Aquitaine (1122–1204), who came from south-west France to be the wife of King Henry II. It was also borne by Eleanor of Provence, the wife of Henry III, and Eleanor of Castile, the wife of Edward I.
Variants: Ellenor, Elinor.
Cognates: Irish Gaelic: Eileanóra. French: Eléonore. Italian: Eleonora. German: Eleonore.
Pet forms: English: NELL (SEE Nell), Ellie.

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  • Eleanor — Eleanor, WV U.S. town in West Virginia Population (2000): 1345 Housing Units (2000): 608 Land area (2000): 0.842130 sq. miles (2.181106 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.842130 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Eleanor, WV — U.S. town in West Virginia Population (2000): 1345 Housing Units (2000): 608 Land area (2000): 0.842130 sq. miles (2.181106 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.842130 sq. miles (2.181106 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Eleanor — also Elinor, from Provençal Ailenor, a variant of Leonore, introduced in England by Eleanor of Aquitaine (1122 1204), wife of Henry II. The O.Fr. form of the name was Elienor …   Etymology dictionary

  • Eleanor — [el′ə nər, el′ənôr΄] n. [OFr Elienor: see HELEN] a feminine name: dim. Ella, Nell, Nora; var. Leonora …   English World dictionary

  • Eleanor — Infobox Given Name Revised name = Eleanor imagesize= caption= pronunciation= gender = Female meaning = the other (Aenor) region = origin = Provençal/French related names = footnotes = Eleanor (also Elinor, Eleanore, or Elynor) is a female given… …   Wikipedia

  • Eleanor — /el euh neuhr, nawr /, n. a female given name, form of Helen. Also, Eleanora /el ee euh nawr euh, nohr euh/. * * * (as used in expressions) Atwood Margaret Eleanor Burbidge Eleanor Margaret Eleanor Margaret Peachey Eleanor of Aquitaine Eleanor of …   Universalium

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  • Eleanor — Original name in latin Eleanor Name in other language State code US Continent/City America/New York longitude 38.53759 latitude 81.93236 altitude 182 Population 1518 Date 2011 05 14 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Eleanor — biographical name of Aquitaine 1122? 1204 queen of Louis VII of France (divorced 1152) & of Henry II of England …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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