Eleanor

Eleanor - A very unique female name



  Feb 21,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Eleanor appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #55. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Eleanor and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Eleanor? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Eleanor. The baby girl name Eleanor was given to 2,353 baby girls in 2012, ranking #134 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 601 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Eleanor peaked in popularity 99 years ago in 1920 on position 25.



Famous with this name

Eleanor Tomlinson
Eleanor Wyld
Eleanor Bergstein


How would you rate Eleanor, 1-5?

Rating: 5/5 (25 people)


Eleanor is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Eleanor is currently topping the baby name charts in District of Columbia at position #14 - and is the least popular in Nevada at position #331.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Eleanor is where you live.


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Eleanor origin and meaning

Eleanor is a 7 letter name with 3 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Eleanor, pop culture references for the name Eleanor and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Eleanor

We've found the following names that sound similar to Eleanor, sorted by popularity.

Elnora / Elinor / Eleanore / Eleanora / Elmira / Elinore / Elenora / Elenore / Elmer / Elenor /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012134
2011149
2010166
2009218
2008254
2007268
2006274
2005264
2004301
2003312
2002317
2001359
2000373
1999403
1998384
1997471
1996488
1995537
1994571
1993540
1992577
1991586
1990601
1989594
1988626
1987644
1986706
1985685
1984681
1983648
1982680
1981662
1980706
1979661
1978615
1977750
1976621
1975679
1974704
1973591
1972541
1971554
1970530
1969521
1968475
1967448
1966427
1965369
1964376
1963375
1962344
1961347
1960328
1959317
1958306
1957292
1956261
1955256
1954243
1953227
1952219
1951209
1950197
1949181
1948169
1947161
1946139
1945130
1944122
1943107
194287
194178
194068
193963
193860
193753
193647
193548
193444
193337
193245
193140
193039
192938
192836
192733
192632
192531
192429
192328
192228
192129
192025
191930
191826
191726
191627
191528
191428
191334
191239
191149
191055

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
District of Columbia14
Oregon32
Washington51
Vermont59
Minnesota62
Massachusetts65
Wisconsin69
Indiana79
Missouri79
Virginia82
Idaho84
Illinois87
Maine88
Utah91
Kansas95
Ohio96
Maryland98
Nebraska103
South Carolina105
Alaska114
North Dakota114
Colorado116
Michigan118
Tennessee120
New Hampshire125
Kentucky131
North Carolina133
Alabama148
Pennsylvania154
Connecticut161
New York168
Georgia181
Iowa185
South Dakota194
New Jersey195
California205
Arkansas208
Arizona209
Oklahoma212
Louisiana213
Rhode Island215
Texas216
Montana223
Mississippi234
Hawaii282
Florida316
New Mexico323
Nevada331

Even more about Eleanor


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Eleanor a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Eleanor?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1920
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Eleanor
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 601
Letter count 7
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +2,353

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