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Gender Feminine
Scripts ‘Ελενη(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. heh-LEHN(Swedish, Norwegian, Danish)
heh-LEH-nə(German)
HEH-LEH-NEH(Classical Greek)
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Meaning & History

Ancient Greek form of HELEN, as well as the modern Scandinavian and German form.
VariantsElin, Elina, Helen, Helena(Swedish) Elin, Helen, Helena, Eline(Norwegian) Elin, Helen, Helena, Eline(Danish) Elena, Helena(German) Helena(Ancient Greek) Helen, Helena(Greek Mythology)
DiminutivesElla, Lena(Swedish) Eli, Ella, Lena, Lene(Norwegian) Eli, Ella, Lena, Lene(Danish) Alena, Lena, Lene, Leni(German)
Other Languages & CulturesShelena(African American) Elaine(Arthurian Romance) Elena(Bulgarian) Helena, Jelena, Ela, Jela, Jelica, Jelka(Croatian) Helena, Alena, Lenka(Czech) Heleen, Helena, Eline, Heleentje(Dutch) Ellen, Helen, Helena, Elaina, Elaine, Elena, Ella, Elle, Ellie, Elly, Hellen, Lainey, Laney, Lena, Nell, Nelle, Nellie, Nelly(English) Elina, Helena, Jelena, Leena(Estonian) Eliina, Elina, Helena, Ella, Elli, Heleena, Heli, Leena, Nelli(Finnish) Hélène, Léna(French) Elene(Georgian) Elena, Eleni, Elli, Lena(Greek) Heléna, Léna(Hungarian) Helena(Icelandic) Léan(Irish) Elena, Ileana(Italian) Elīna, Helēna, Jeļena, Elēna, Ina, Līna(Latvian) Elena, Jelena(Lithuanian) Elena(Macedonian) Helena, Lena(Polish) Helena, Lena(Portuguese) Elena, Ileana, Ilinca, Lenuța(Romanian) Elena, Yelena, Alyona, Lena, Nelli(Russian) Elene(Sardinian) Jelena, Ela, Jela, Jelica, Jelka(Serbian) Elena, Helena, Alena, Jela, Lenka(Slovak) Helena, Jelena, Alena, Alenka, Ela, Jelka(Slovene) Helena(Sorbian) Elena, Ileana(Spanish) Olena(Ukrainian) Elen, Elin(Welsh)
Same SpellingHélène
User SubmissionsHéléne, Hélené, Heléne

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