Leonora meaning

: Compassion, Light.

Leonora Name Information

Gender 👩 Girl
Pronunciation 📣 \le(o)-no-ra\
Number of People 👶 7,000
Rate in 2021 4642
Numerology 🔢 8
Name origin 🌍 Greek
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Leonora Name Meaning

The name Leonora effuses qualities of empathy, kindness, and illuminating brightness. Its bearers are seen as gentle souls, their hearts teeming with good will and benevolence. At the same time, the name’s luminosity symbolizes intellect and wisdom.

Leonora Name Origin and History

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Additional description of the name Leonora

The name traces its origins back to Greek and Latin, with Leonora being a variation of 'Eleanor', 'Helen', or 'Honor'. It translates to 'light' or more precisely 'the other Aenor' in certain contexts. It made its mark in literature through the opera 'Fidelio' by Beethoven with Leonora as the main character, and in historical contexts through Leonora Dori, consort of Henry IV of France.

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Additional name description Leonora

Drawing further into Leonora's numerous facets, it's held by notable figures such as Leonora Speyer, a Pulitzer-winning poet or Leonora Carrington, a renowned surrealist artist. Its etymological journey, unique pronunciation and the remarkable personas bearing Leonora make it a name full of significance, warmth, and dignity.

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10/21/2023 16:17:20

My daughter is the fifth generation of Leonoras. My mother went by Lee, I'm known as Nora, and my daughter is called Lea.

08/26/2023 06:02:56

P.G. Wodehouse's wife Ethel was married once or twice before, and one of her former marriages produced a daughter Leonora, born in 1904 and subsequently adopted by Wodehouse when he married her mother in 1914. Unfortunately, Leonora - who in the Thirties became Mrs Peter Cazalet #1 - died in 1944 following an operation, leaving her own daughter'sheran and son Edward without a mother, though her own mother and stepfather lived till they were old.

05/11/2023 16:37:40

My name is Leonora and although I think it is very beautiful I have never actually met another Leonora. It is pronounced "Leo-nora", however, all my life I have been called names such as Leonor, Leonie, Lenora, Leondra and even Leonard! For this reason I often introduce myself as Lee.


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*️⃣ What is the origin of the name Leonora?
The origin of the name Leonora is Greek.
*️⃣ What is meaning of name Leonora?
Compassion, Light.
*️⃣ How many people are named Leonora?
Almost 7000 people are named Leonora.
*️⃣ Which names are related to the name Leonora?
The names of Lilly, Lilyann, Lilyan, Lilyanne, Lillyan