Origin: Greek

Meaning: “sun ray, shining light”

Best Nicknames:
El, Ella, Elle, Elli, Ellie, Nell, Nellie,
Nelly, Nora, Nori, Noree

Variations, Nicknames and Sound Alikes:
Elanor, Eleanora, Eleanore, Elenor, Elenora,
Elenore, Eleonor, Eleonora, Eleonore, Elianora,
Elianore, Elienora, Elienore, Elinor, Elinore

Eleanor TV and Movie Quotes:
“It’s ok, Eleanor. It can be fixed.”
Gone in Sixty Seconds (2000)
“This is a pharmacy, not a voodoo store, Eleanor.”
Doc Martin: Mother Knows Best (2011)

Famous people named Eleanor or its variations

1. Eleonora Di Miele (b. 1979), Italian actress
2. Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962), American First Lady from
1933-1945, born Anna Eleanor Roosevelt
3. April March (b. 1965), American indie pop singer,
born Elinor Blake

Eleanor Middle Names
Eleanor Damaria
Eleanor Felice
Eleanor Ione
Eleanor Leatrice
Eleanor Philippa

Leave a comment below.

  1. Eleanor says:

    My friends call me Nell

  2. Eleanor Robyn says:

    I get called alien-or a lot of the time but that’s only when my friends want to annoy me. I get Elzz and Ellz Bellz a lot. also elly welly and sometimes just el, but i hate it when people pronounce it elenoorrrr i like it pronounced ‘eleana’ instead.

  3. El (Eleanor) says:

    Used to be called Ellie but decided a few years ago that I was gonna go by El, which is what all my family members call me
    I get Els
    El Chel (because my middle name is cherry)
    Not too keen on any other nicknames for Eleanor, and nobody ever calls me Eleanor lol

  4. Elsa no more says:


  5. Kate v. says:

    My best friends name is Ellie
    But I call her

  6. Randy says:

    I call my daughter Ms Ellington Wellington the Third (very formal). My son calls her Elli Belly.

  7. Eleanor says:

    My mom calls me Ewa my dad calls me El Belle and my sisters and brothers and friends call me Ellie

  8. Billie says:

    Billie gotta pay Dem bill’s

  9. Billie Vrieze says:

    I call my friend El Bell. She is a great friend but how do I know if she is a loyal friend.

  10. Eleanor says:

    I’m a tomgirl and I love my nicknames and alll my friendes call me Els but when I play sports I’m ortimatically ‘Elz’ for sport.

    Elz and Els is a really good nicknames for Eleanor. Hope this helps anyone.

  11. Eleanor Redfern wilson says:

    Elle and elby

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