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Eleanor is a Baby Girl Name

Find out the meaning behind the name Eleanor.

Thought dignified Eleanor was no longer hip? Well, think again. This stately and regal name, most often associated with philanthropic former First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, is seeing a resurgence in popularity in recent years. Perhaps its the inspirational namesake, the abundance of cute potential nicknames (Ellie and Nellie come to mind), its happy meaning of “shining light,” or its elegant, yet fresh “old lady” vibe—whatever the case, Eleanor is a name that’s back and here to stay.

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Popularity of Eleanor

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Characteristics of Eleanor

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