US Popularity:3462
Other Origin(s):Arabic
Meaning:Compassion; Light
The girl’s name Leonora has Greek and Arabic origins bearing the meaning “light.” A beautiful, musical selection, Leonora comes from Eleanor with connections to the name Helen. Leonora is loved across the globe, with roots in Italian and English cultures, too. After taking a step back from incredible popularity in the 1940s, Leonora is now making a tremendous comeback across the US and Europe! A chic, vintage name like Leonora will suit a bright soul like baby’s, helping them stand out from the crowd and bring light and compassion everywhere they go.

Leonora Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Leonora is currently #1998 on The Bump
Girl:Leonora is currently #1407 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Leonora is currently #3462 in U.S. births
Girl:Leonora is currently #1890 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 590
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • Baby Names 2020 by Eleanor Turner, pg. 268

  • Name Doctor, Leonora(1)

  • Baby Names 2020 by Eleanor Turner, pg. 231

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