Given Name HELENE

GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: ‘Ελενη (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: he-LEN (Swedish, Norwegian, Danish), he-LE-nə (German), HE-LE-NE (Classical Greek)  [details]

Meaning & History

Ancient Greek form of HELEN, as well as the modern Scandinavian and German form.
VARIANTS: Elin, Elina, Helen, Helena (Swedish), Elin, Helen, Helena (Norwegian), Elin, Helen, Helena (Danish), Elena, Helena (German), Helena (Ancient Greek), Helen, Helena (Greek Mythology)
DIMINUTIVES: Ella, Lena (Swedish), Eli, Ella, Lena, Lene (Norwegian), Eli, Ella, Lena, Lene (Danish), Alena, Lena, Lene, Leni (German)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Shelena (African American), Elaine (Arthurian Romance), Elena (Bulgarian), Helena, Jelena, Jela, Jelica, Jelka (Croatian), Helena, Alena, Lenka (Czech), 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), Elena, Eleni, Elli, Lena (Greek), Heléna (Hungarian), Helena (Icelandic), Léan (Irish), Elena, Ileana (Italian), Elīna, Helēna, Jeļena, Jelena (Latvian), Elena, Jelena (Lithuanian), Elena (Macedonian), Helena, Lena (Polish), Helena, Lena (Portuguese), Elena, Ileana, Ilinca, Lenuța (Romanian), Elena, Yelena, Alyona, Lena (Russian), Elene (Sardinian), Jelena, Jela, Jelica, Jelka (Serbian), Elena, Helena, Alena, Jela, Lenka (Slovak), Helena, Jelena, Alena, Alenka, Jelka (Slovene), Elena, Ileana (Spanish), Olena, Lesya (Ukrainian), Elen, Elin (Welsh)
SAME SPELLING: Hélène
USER SUBMISSIONS: Héléne, Hélené, Heléne

Categories

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Entry updated December 8, 2017