HELENE
GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: ‘Ελενη (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: he-LE-nu (German)   [key]
Meaning & History
Ancient Greek form of HELEN, as well as the modern German and Scandinavian form.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Elena, Helena (German), Elin, Elina, Helena (Swedish), Elin, Helena (Norwegian), Elin, Helena (Danish), Helena (Ancient Greek), Helen, Helena (Greek Mythology)
DIMINUTIVES: Alena, Lena, Lene, Leni (German), Ella, Lena (Swedish), Eli, Ella, Lena, Lene (Norwegian), Eli, Ella, Lena, Lene (Danish)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Shelena (African American), Elena (Bulgarian), Helena, Jelena, Elena, Jela, Jelica, Jelka (Croatian), Helena, Alena, Lenka (Czech), Heleen, Helena, Heleentje (Dutch), Ellen, Helen, Helena, Ella, Elle, Ellie, Elly, Hellen, Lena, Nell, Nelle, Nellie, Nelly (English), Helena, Leena (Estonian), Eliina, Elina, Helena, Ella, Heleena, Heli, Leena (Finnish), Hélène (French), Elene (Georgian), Elene, Eleni (Greek), Heléna (Hungarian), Léan (Irish), Elena (Italian), Helēna, Jeļena (Latvian), Elena (Lithuanian), Elena (Macedonian), Helena, Lena (Polish), Helena, Lena (Portuguese), Elena, Ileana, Lenuța (Romanian), Elena, Yelena, Alyona, Lena (Russian), Jelena, Jela, Jelica, Jelka (Serbian), Helena, Alena, Lenka (Slovak), Helena, Jelena, Alena, Alenka, Elena, Jela, Jelica, Jelka (Slovene), Elena, Ileana, Iliana (Spanish), Olena, Lesya (Ukrainian), Elen, Elin (Welsh)
Popularity
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France  ranked #394 
Norway  ranked #58