Leonora - Meaning of Leonora
[ 4 syll. leo-no-ra, le-on-ora ] The baby girl name Leonora is pronounced Ley-aa-NAOR-aa- or Liy-aa-NAOR-aa- †. Leonora has its origins in the Old Provençal and Old Greek languages. It is used largely in German, Greek, Italian, English, and Spanish.
Leonora is a German, Greek, and Italian form of the English Eleanor.
Leonora is also an English, Italian, and Spanish form of the English Helen.
Leonora is also a form of the English and Russian Lenore.
A variant of the name is the English, German, Irish, Italian, Scandinavian, and Scottish contracted form Nora.
Leonora is uncommon as a baby girl name. At the modest height of its usage in 1911, 0.015% of baby girls were named Leonora. It was #509 in rank then. The baby name has seen a substantial drop in frequency since then, and is used only on a very light scale now. In 2018, within the family of girl names directly related to Leonora, Nora was the most popular.
† Pronunciation for Leonora: L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; AO as in "ought (AO.T)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"