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Subject: Re: Nameday for Lena in Russia?
Author: Christo   (guest)
Date: February 19, 2010 at 5:47:29 AM
Reply to: Nameday for Lena in Russia? by Balázs Katalin
Lena is a diminutive form of Elena/Hellen.

So, the nameday is May_21: St.Constantine, the Roman Emperor, and St. Hellen, his mother:

As the Russian orthodox church has not adopt the Gregorian change of calendar yet, 13 days are to be added to May_21 and the result will be June_3.

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