[ 3 syll. e-li-nor, el-in-or ] The baby girl name Elinor is pronounced as eh-Liy-NaoR †. Elinor is mainly used in English and its language of origin is Old Provençal. Elinor is a spelling variant of the English name Eleanor.
See also the related category english.
Elinor is unusual as a baby girl name. Its usage peaked modestly in 1916 with 0.053% of baby girls being named Elinor. It was #251 in rank then. The baby name has experienced a substantial loss in popularity since then, and is today used on an infrequent scale. In 2018, among the family of girl names directly related to Elinor, Eleanor was the most widely used.
Baby names that sound like Elinor include Elanor (English), Eleanor (English), Eleanore (English), Elenor (English and Spanish), Elenore (English), Eleonor (English and Spanish), Eléonore (French), Ellynor, Elmira (Arabic, English, and Italian), Elnora (English), Elynor, Elynore, Eleanora (English and Italian), Elenora (English), Eleonore (German), Elienor, Elinoar (Hebrew), Elinore (English), Elionor, and Alienor.
† Pronunciation for Elinor: EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; AO as in "ought (AO.T)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)"
A famous person named Elinor is Author Elinor Glyn, born October 17, 1864 - September 23, 1943, Saint Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands.