[ 3 syll. e-la-nor, el-an-or ] The baby girl name Elanor is pronounced EHLLaaNuh-R †. Elanor has its origins in the Sindarin and Old Provençal languages. It is used largely in the English language. Sindarin origin: It is derived literally from the word elanor which means 'sun-star'. The name was invented by J. R. R. Tolkien for the fantasy world of his Lord of the Rings (1954-1955) trilogy; it is the name of a yellow- or golden-colored Elvish flower, which is also bestowed upon the eldest daughter of the hobbit Sam.
In addition, Elanor is a variant spelling of the English Eleanor.
Elanor is unusual as a baby girl name. It is ranked outside of the top 1000. In 2018, out of the family of girl names directly linked to Elanor, Eleanor was the most regularly used.
Baby names that sound like Elanor include Eleanor, Eleanore, Elenor, Elenore, Eleonor, Eléonore, Elinor, Ellynor, Elmira, Elnora, Elynor, Elynore, Eleanora, Elenora, Eleonore, Elienor, Elinoar, Elinore, Elionor, and Alienor.
† Pronunciation for Elanor: EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; UH as in "look (L.UH.K)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)"