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GenderFeminine
Scripts‘Ελενη Ancient Greek
PronouncedPron.HE-le-na GermanCzech
he-LE-na German
he-LE-nah DutchSwedishNorwegianDanish
khe-LE-na Polish
HE-le-nah Finnish
HEL-ə-nə English
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Meaning & History

Latinate form of HELEN.
VariantsElena, 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
DiminutivesAlena, 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 & CulturesShelena 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 SpellingHeléna, Helēna
User SubmissionsHéléna, Helená

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