Eleanor

Eleanor is a girl name and means sun ray, shining light. It is a Greek name and its pronunciation is \e-lea-nor\. Other similar names and variants include: Aleanor, Alenor, Aleonore, Aline, Allinor, Eileanoir, Eileen, El, Elaine, Elanor, Eleanora, Eleanore, Elen, Elena, Eleni, Elenor, Elenora, Elenore, Eleonor, Eleonora, Eleonore, Elianora, Elianore, Elienora, Elienore, Elinor, Elinore, Ella, Elladine, Elle, Elleanor, Elleanora, Ellen, Ellene, Ellenor, Ellenora, Ellenore, Elleonor, Elli, Ellie, Ellin, Elliner, Ellinor, Ellinore, Elly, Ellyn, Elna, Elnora, Elora, Elyn, Enora, Heleanor, Helen, Helena, Helene, Helenora, Leanora, Lena, Lenora, Lenore, Leonor, Leonora, Leonore, Leora, Lina, Nelda, Nell, Nelle, Nelley, Nelli, Nellie, Nelly, Nonnie, Nora, Norah, Nore, Norina, Ronelle. Eleanor is a very popular first name for women (#148 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women.
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Famous actors named Eleanor and their movies

Eleanor Parker
Eleanor Parker

Born on June 26, 1922

  • Age: 98
  • Birth sign: Cancer
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 37

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Caged

Caged

Directed by: John Cromwell

Starring: Eleanor Parker, Agnes Moorehead, Ellen Corby, Hope Emerson

Country: United States of America

Detective Story

Detective Story

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Eleanor Parker, William Bendix, Cathy O'Donnell

Country: United States of America

Scaramouche

Scaramouche

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Stewart Granger, Janet Leigh, Eleanor Parker, Mel Ferrer

Country: United States of America

The Sound of Music

The Sound of Music

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Eleanor Parker, Richard Haydn

Country: United States of America

Eleanor Powell
Eleanor Powell

Born on November 21, 1912

  • Age:
  • Birth sign: Scorpio
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 10

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Born to Dance

Born to Dance

Directed by: Roy Del Ruth

Starring: Eleanor Powell, James Stewart, Virginia Bruce, Una Merkel

Broadway Melody of 1938

Broadway Melody of 1938

Directed by: Roy Del Ruth

Starring: Robert Taylor, Eleanor Powell, George Murphy, Binnie Barnes

Honolulu

Honolulu

Directed by: Edward Buzzell

Starring: Eleanor Powell, Robert Young, George Burns, Gracie Allen

Broadway Melody of 1940

Broadway Melody of 1940

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Fred Astaire, Eleanor Powell, George Murphy, Frank Morgan

Eleanor Bron
Eleanor Bron

Born on March 14, 1938

  • Age: 83
  • Birth sign: Pisces
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 5
Two for the Road

Two for the Road

Directed by: Stanley Donen

Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Albert Finney, Eleanor Bron, William Daniels

Country: United States of America

Bedazzled

Bedazzled

Directed by: Stanley Donen

Starring: Peter Cook, Dudley Moore, Eleanor Bron, Raquel Welch

Country: United States of America

A Little Princess

A Little Princess

Directed by: Alfonso Cuarón

Starring: Liesel Matthews, Eleanor Bron, Liam Cunningham, Rusty Schwimmer

Country: United States of America

The National Health

The National Health

Directed by: Jack Gold

Starring: Lynn Redgrave, Colin Blakely, Eleanor Bron, Donald Sinden

Eleanor Holm
Eleanor Holm

Born on December 06, 1913

  • Age: 107
  • Birth sign: Sagittarius
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 1
Tarzan's Revenge

Tarzan's Revenge

Directed by: D. Ross Lederman

Starring: Glenn Morris, Eleanor Holm, George Barbier, C. Henry Gordon

Country: United States of America

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Famous directors named Eleanor and their movies

Eleanor Gaver
Eleanor Gaver
  • No. of movies: 1
Life in the Fast Lane

Life in the Fast Lane

Directed by: Eleanor Gaver

Starring: Fairuza Balk, Noah Taylor, Téa Leoni, Patrick Dempsey

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Famous writers named Eleanor and their books

Eleanor Porter
Eleanor Porter

Born on December 19, 1868

  • Age: 152
  • Birth sign: Sagittarius
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 7
Just David

Just David

By:

This collection chronicles the fiction and non fiction classics by the greatest writers the world has ever known. The inclusion of both popular as well as overlooked pieces is pivotal to providing a broad and representative collection of classic works.

The Road to Understanding

The Road to Understanding

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How does being a lavishly spoiled child impact one's ability to function as an adult? It's an always-timely topic that Pollyanna author Eleanor H. Porter explores with insight and wit in the charming novel The Road to Understanding.

Pollyanna Grows Up

Pollyanna Grows Up

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This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web.

Pollyanna

Pollyanna

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Chatty, idealistic Pollyanna can always find something to be glad about. Even when the newly orphaned girl has to live with her cold, unloving Aunt Polly, she remains full of hope and joy.

Eleanor Catton
Eleanor Catton

Born on September 24, 1985

  • Age: 35
  • Birth sign: Libra
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 6
The Luminaries

The Luminaries

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The bestselling, Man Booker Prize-winning novel hailed as "a true achievement. Catton has built a lively parody of a 19th-century novel, and in so doing created a novel for the 21st,

Eleanor Ruggles
Eleanor Ruggles
  • No. of books: 6

Prince Of Players

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Eleanor Brown
Eleanor Brown
  • No. of books: 4
The Weird Sisters

The Weird Sisters

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This is the "delightful" (People) New York Times bestseller that's earned raves from Sarah Blake, Helen Simonson, and reviewers everywhere-the story of three sisters who love each other,

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Eleanor a popular name?

Over the years Eleanor was most popular in 1920. According to the latest US census information Eleanor ranks #48th while according to famousnames.vip Eleanor ranks #2nd.

How popular is the name Eleanor?

According to the US census in 2018, 5699 girls were born named Eleanor, making Eleanor the #32nd name more popular among girl names. In 1920 Eleanor had the highest rank with 8508 girls born that year with this name.

How common is the name Eleanor?

Eleanor is #32nd in the ranking of most common names in the United States according to he US Census.

When was the name Eleanor more popular ?

The name Eleanor was more popular in 1920 with 8508 born in that year.

When was the last time a baby was named Eleanor

The last time a baby was named Eleanor was in 2018, based on US Census data.

How many people born in 2018 are named Eleanor?

In 2018 there were 5699 baby girls named Eleanor.

Who is a famous person named Eleanor?

There a several famous people named Eleanor, for example actor Eleanor Parker, actor Eleanor Powell, director Eleanor Gaver.

Who is a famous actor/actress named Eleanor?

A famous actor/actress named Eleanor is Eleanor Parker, starring in 37 movies, including The Sound of Music and Caged.

How many famous actors/actresses are named Eleanor?

There are 36 actors named Eleanor including Eleanor Parker and Eleanor Powell who appeared in movies such as The Sound of Music and Broadway Melody of 1940.

How many famous directors are named Eleanor?

There are 2 directors named Eleanor including Eleanor Gaver and Eleanor Bergstein who directed movies such as Life in the Fast Lane and Let It Be Me.

How many famous writers are named Eleanor?

There are 5 writers named Eleanor including Eleanor Brown and Eleanor Roosevelt who wrote books such as India And The Awakening East and The Weird Sisters.