ILEANA
GENDER: Feminine
Meaning & History
Possibly a Romanian variant of HELEN. In Romanian folklore this is the name of a princess kidnapped by monsters and rescued by a heroic knight.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Elena (Romanian), Elena (Spanish), Elena (Italian)
DIMINUTIVES: Ilinca, Lenuța (Romanian)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Shelena (African American), Helena, Helene (Ancient Greek), Elaine (Arthurian Romance), Elena (Bulgarian), Helena, Jelena, Elena, Jela (Croatian), Helena, Alena, Lenka (Czech), Elin, 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, Heleena, Heli, Leena (Finnish), Hélène (French), Elene (Georgian), Elena, Helena, Helene, Alena, Lena, Lene, Leni (German), Elene, Eleni (Greek), Helen, Helena, Helene (Greek Mythology), Heléna (Hungarian), Léan (Irish), Helēna, Jelena, Jeļena (Latvian), Elena, Jelena (Lithuanian), Elena (Macedonian), Elin, Helena, Helene, Eli, Ella, Lena, Lene (Norwegian), Helena, Lena (Polish), Helena, Lena (Portuguese), Elena, Yelena, Alyona, Lena (Russian), Jelena, Jela (Serbian), Helena, Alena, Jela, Lenka (Slovak), Helena, Jelena, Alena, Alenka, Elena, Jelka (Slovene), Elin, Elina, Helena, Helene, Ella, Lena (Swedish), Olena, Lesya (Ukrainian), Elen, Elin (Welsh)