what's in a name?
baby girl's name.
elinor grace whitehouse.
lovely. strong. classic. chic. graceful.
origins of elinor
a variation of the name helen, which means "shining light" or "ray of light"
a variation of the provençal name aenor meaning "to heal" or "to soften"
from "eleos" meaning "compassion"
"God is my light"
"elinor possessed a strength of understanding and a coolness of judgment. she had an excellent heart, her disposition was affectionate, and her feelings were strong; but she knew how to govern them."
jane austen, sense and sensibility