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GenderFeminine
ScriptsЕлена BulgarianMacedonianRussianChurch Slavic Ελενα Greek
PronouncedPron.E-le-na ItalianGerman
e-LE-na Spanish
yi-LYE-nə Russian
i-LYE-nə Russian
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Meaning & History

Cognate of HELEN, and a variant transcription of Russian YELENA.
VariantsIleana Italian Ileana Spanish Ileana Romanian Yelena Russian Eleni Greek Helena, Helene German
DiminutivesIlinca, Lenuța Romanian Alyona, Lena Russian Lena Greek Alena, Lena, Lene, Leni German
Other Languages & CulturesShelena African American Helena, Helene Ancient Greek Elaine Arthurian Romance Helena, Jelena, Jela, Jelica, Jelka Croatian Helena, Alena, Lenka Czech Elin, Helen, Helena, Helene, Eli, Ella, Lena, Lene Danish Heleen, Helena, Heleentje Dutch Ellen, Helen, Helena, Elaina, Elaine, Ella, Elle, Ellie, Elly, Hellen, Lainey, Laney, Lena, Nell, Nelle, Nellie, Nelly English Helena, Jelena, Leena Estonian Eliina, Elina, Helena, Ella, Elli, Heleena, Heli, Leena Finnish Hélène French Elene Georgian Helen, Helena, Helene Greek Mythology Heléna Hungarian Helena Icelandic Léan Irish Elīna, Helēna, Jeļena, Jelena Latvian Elin, Helen, Helena, Helene, Eli, Ella, Lena, Lene Norwegian Helena, Lena Polish Helena, Lena Portuguese Elene Sardinian Jelena, Jela, Jelica, Jelka Serbian Helena, Jelena, Alena, Alenka, Jelka Slovene Elin, Elina, Helen, Helena, Helene, Ella, Lena Swedish Olena, Lesya Ukrainian Elen, Elin Welsh
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Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute