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  2. The name Eleanor is girl's name of English origin. While some think Eleanor is a variation of Helen via Ellen, it actually derives from the Provencal name Aliénor, of highly-debated meaning. It may come from the Germanic name Adenorde, meaning "ancient north" or "noble north". Another theory is that it derives from the Latin phrase alia Aenor, meaning "other Aenor," used to distinguish some original Eleanor, who was named after her mother Aenor.

  3. Eleanor Roosevelt | Biography, Human Rights ... - Britannica

    Eleanor Roosevelt, in full Anna Eleanor Roosevelt, (born October 11, 1884, New York, New York, U.S.—died November 7, 1962, New York City, New York), American first lady (1933–45), the wife of Franklin D. Roosevelt, 32nd president of the United States, and a United Nations diplomat and humanitarian. She was, in her time, one of the world’s most widely admired and powerful women.

  4. Eleanor - Wikipedia

    Eleanor ( / ˈɛlənər, - nɔːr /) is a feminine given name, originally from an Old French adaptation of the Old Provençal name Aliénor. It is the name of a number of women of royalty and nobility in western Europe during the High Middle Ages . The name was introduced to England by Eleanor of Aquitaine, who came to marry King Henry II.

  5. Eleanor - Girl's name meaning, origin, and popularity | ...

    Eleanor is a girl's name of Old French origin that was widely embraced by English aristocrats as early as the 12th century. It has since become associated with enduring character and has been embraced for its refreshing wholesomeness.

  6. Eleanor: Name Meaning, Origin, Popularity - Verywell Family

    An intellectual-sounding name of French and Greek origins, Eleanor is an English variation of the Provençal name Alienor. It means "light-hearted" or "shining light" and has been associated with successful women from the Whitehouse to the silver screen, and many places in between. Eleanor (Ellie for short) just might be the perfect name for the 'shining light' in your life.

  7. Book Review: ‘Eleanor,’ by David Michaelis - The New York Times

    Eleanor Roosevelt was the most important first lady in American history. Or at least until Hillary Clinton. But when Hillary was in the White House she claimed she was communing with Eleanor’s...

  8. Eleanor (automobile) - Wikipedia

    2-door fastback. "Eleanor" is a customized 1971 Ford Mustang Sportsroof (redressed as 1973 [1] [2]) that is featured in independent filmmaker H. B. "Toby" Halicki's 1974 film Gone in 60 Seconds. The Eleanor name is also used in the 2000 remake for a customized Shelby Mustang GT500 .

  9. Eleanor: 9781439192016: Michaelis, David: Books

    Eleanor was a tireless First Lady from 1933=1945 Eleanor traveled thousands of miles to help the poor, African Americans, the unemployed and others during the Great Depression. Mrs. Roosevelt traveled widely for the Red Cross during World War II visiting battle zones and comforting the wounded.

  10. Eleanor of Aquitaine | Biography, Facts, Children, Family Tree...

    Eleanor of Aquitaine, also called Eleanor of Guyenne, French Éléonore or Aliénor, d’Aquitaine or de Guyenne, (born c. 1122—died April 1, 1204, Fontevrault, Anjou, France), queen consort of both Louis VII of France (1137–52) and Henry II of England (1152–1204) and mother of Richard I (the Lionheart) and John of England.

  11. The Eleanor Mustang | Gone In 60 Seconds Car | CJ Pony Parts

    The first Eleanor Mustang, a 1973 fastback, starred in the 1974 film Gone in 60 Seconds. In the 2000 remake of Gone in 60 Seconds, the second Eleanor was introduced. This was a 1967 Shelby GT500. Usually, when people discuss the Eleanor Mustang, they’re referring to the second Eleanor. Though the 1973 Mustang was attractive, it doesn’t hold ...