There are multiple origins and translations for the name Eleanor:
1. Comes from the French words elle est en or denotation - "she is pure gold (Or)".
2. Derivative form of the name Helen interpretation - "sunny".
3. Hebrew (Jewish) name significance - "God (El) is my light (Or)".
4. Turkic name, combination of the names El + Nora =" light of the nations"
Eleanor of Aquitaine was one of the most powerful and fascinating personalities of feudal Europe. At age 15 she married Louis VII, king of France, bringing into the union her vast possessions from the River Loire to the Pyrenees. Eleanor was the Queen of the two states (French and English) and mother of the Richard the Lionheart.