- a female given name, form of Helen.
Examples from the Web for eleanor
His next book is called Alice and Eleanor: The Wars of the Roosevelts.How to Get Away With a Hollywood Murder
October 10, 2014
His wife Eleanor was more representative of the activist strain running through the progressive movement.From The Square Deal to The New Deal: The Overlapping Political Identities of TR and FDR
September 9, 2014
“I became more of a feminist than I ever thought possible,” Eleanor later wrote.
The popular perception is that Eleanor never got over the betrayal, which Black contests.
[Laughs] Did you have any wild nights out in the city while filming The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby?Jessica Chastain and James McAvoy on 'Eleanor Rigby,' First Heartbreak, and Robin Williams
September 2, 2014
He must not lose sight of Eleanor now that he had found her again.
Now that he had found Eleanor again, he was able to settle down to work.
He had tried hard to see Eleanor Moore again, but without success.
John flushed, and was angry with his mother for speaking in this way before Eleanor.
There was work to be done in London, and Eleanor and he must return to town to do it.
Word Origin and History for eleanor
also Elinor, from Provençal Ailenor, a variant of Leonore, introduced in England by Eleanor of Aquitaine (1122-1204), wife of Henry II. The Old French form of the name was Elienor.