Given Name HELENA

GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: ‘Ελενη (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: HE-le-na (German, Czech), he-LE-na (German), he-LE-nah (Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish), khe-LE-na (Polish), HE-le-nah (Finnish), HEL-ə-nə (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

Latinate form of HELEN.
VARIANTS: Elena, Helene (German), Heleen (Dutch), Elin, Elina, Helen, Helene (Swedish), Elin, Helen, Helene (Norwegian), Elin, Helen, Helene (Danish), Eliina, Elina, Heleena (Finnish), Jelena (Croatian), Ellen, Helen, Hellen (English), Helene (Ancient Greek), Helen, Helene (Greek Mythology)
DIMINUTIVES: Alena, Lena, Lene, Leni (German), Heleentje (Dutch), Ella, Lena (Swedish), Eli, Ella, Lena, Lene (Norwegian), Eli, Ella, Lena, Lene (Danish), Lena (Portuguese), Lena (Polish), Alena, Lenka (Czech), Alena, Lenka (Slovak), Ella, Heli, Leena (Finnish), Leena (Estonian), Alena, Alenka (Slovene), Ella, Elle, Ellie, Elly, Lena, Nell (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Shelena (African American), Elaine (Arthurian Romance), Elena (Bulgarian), Hélène (French), Elene (Georgian), Elena, Eleni, Elli, Lena (Greek), Heléna (Hungarian), Léan (Irish), Elena, Ileana (Italian), Elīna, Helēna, Jeļena, Jelena (Latvian), Elena, Jelena (Lithuanian), Elena (Macedonian), Elena, Ileana, Ilinca, Lenuța (Romanian), Elena, Yelena, Alyona, Lena (Russian), Elene (Sardinian), Jelena, Jela, Jelica, Jelka (Serbian), Elena, Ileana (Spanish), Olena, Lesya (Ukrainian), Elen, Elin (Welsh)
SAME SPELLING: Heléna, Helēna
USER SUBMISSIONS: Héléna, Helená

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Entry updated December 8, 2017