First name origins & meanings:
- Latin: Dignified
- French: Nobleman
- Greek: The bright one; honor; light
First name variations: Eleanore, Elinor, Elinore, Ellie, Nell, Leonore, Eliana, Elana, Elanor, Elanore, Elenor, Elenore, Eleonor, Elianore, Ellenor, Ellinor, Ellinore, Elynor, Elanie, Eleanor, Helene, Helena, Helina, Helaine, Elaine, Elayne, Eleanor, Elinor, Eileen, Elena, Elene, Galina, Lena, Lenny, Nelly, Jelena, Jelika, Helen, Honore, Honour, Honoria, Noria, Norry, Honner, Honnor, Honorin, Honorine, Honourah, Honor, Leanore, Lina, Lenore, Leonore, Leonne, Lena, Lenor, Lenore, Norine, Noreen, Norina, Vannia, Vanna, Vannie, Nessa, Nessie, Nessy, Venissa, Vanessa, Zeela, Zella, Zelmora, Zee, Honorio, Honore
Last name origins & meanings:
- Italian and German: from a short form of the feminine personal
- Southern Italian: perhaps a habitational
name from localities named Nora in Modica and Scicli.
- Portuguese: habitational name from any of the numerous places
called Nora, from nora ‘draw well’.