Lenore
Origin/Usage
Greek
Pronunciation
lə-NAWR
Meaning
Sympathy, compassion
Like the Name Lenore?
BOYS
GIRLS
+ Lenore
+ Add to My Favorites

More info about the name "Lenore"

Lenore is a diminutive of Eleanor. Eleanor most likely originates in Greek language and means "sympathy, compassion". Some sources also suggest a Latin origin and the meaning "one who heals". Eleanor was the name of several queens, as well as princesses. The most famous bearer in history was probably Eleanor of Aquitaine, the queen consort of France and England in the 12th century. More recently, the name was popularized by Eleanor Roosevelt, former First Lady of the United States. Lenore was the name of one of the main characters in the poem The Raven, written by Edgar Allan Poe.

Popularity of the Name Lenore
Also Spelled Like...

Lenora, Leanora, Leonor

Famous Lenores

Lenore Kasdorf - actress
Lenore Raphael - jazz artist

+ Add a Name ·
Do you like the name Lenore?
Discussion on the name Lenore
Weekly Prize Big thumb princess diaries cotton bamboo baby girl dress   style 1048

A true work of art by www.junebeebaby.comYour baby girl will look and feel like a princess in this joyful dress beautifully crafted with 100% Cotton & Bamboo yarns in lovely spring colors. Gorgeous pattern decorating the skirt and sleeves is completed with an elegant crocheted trim. The little cute flower on the collar and a matching pretty bow add the perfect finishing touches. Closure is on the back with three pearl buttons. Easy care by machine wash.JuneBee Baby, Inc. specializes in one of a kind...

The BellyBallot Story

We built BellyBallot to make naming your baby more fun. In under 2 minutes, parents can involve friends and family via Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ to vote on their favorite names. Parents can now include loved ones from all over the globe on the joyous occasion of celebrating a new child's life.