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GenderFeminine
ScriptsЈела Serbian

Meaning & History

Short form of JELENA or JELISAVETA. It also means "fir tree" in Serbian and Croatian.
VariantsJelka Serbian Jelka Croatian
DiminutivesJelica Serbian Jelica Croatian
Other Languages & CulturesHelena, Helene Ancient Greek Zabel Armenian Elixabete Basque Elisabeth, Elisheba, Elizabeth Biblical Elisabet Biblical Greek Elisheva Biblical Hebrew Elisabeth Biblical Latin Elena, Elisaveta Bulgarian Elisabet Catalan Alžběta, Helena, Eliška Czech Elin, Elisabet, Elisabeth, Helen, Helena, Helene, Isabella, Eli, Elise, Ella, Else, Lilly, Lis, Lisa, Lisbet, Lise, Lissi Danish Elisabeth, Heleen, Helena, Isabella, Isabelle, Betje, Elise, Elly, Els, Else, Elsje, Ilse, Lies, Liesbeth, Liese, Liesje, Lijsbeth, Lisa Dutch Elisabeth, Elizabeth, Ellen, Helen, Helena, Isabel, Isabelle, Bess, Bessie, Beth, Betsy, Bette, Bettie, Betty, Buffy, Elisa, Eliza, Ella, Elle, Ellie, Elly, Elsa, Elsabeth, Elsie, Elyse, Elyzabeth, Libbie, Libby, Liddy, Lilian, Lilibet, Lilibeth, Lillian, Lisa, Lise, Liz, Liza, Lizbeth, Lizette, Lizzie, Lizzy, Tetty English Eliisabet, Helena, Jelena, Liis, Liisa, Liisi, Liisu Estonian Eliina, Elina, Elisabet, Helena, Eliisa, Elisa, Ella, Elsa, Liisa, Liisi Finnish Élisabeth, Hélène, Isabel, Isabelle, Babette, Élise, Lili, Lise French Sabela Galician Elene, Elisabed, Eliso Georgian Elena, Elisabeth, Helena, Helene, Isabel, Isabelle, Bettina, Elisa, Elise, Elli, Elsa, Else, Ilsa, Ilse, Lies, Liesa, Liese, Liesel, Liesl, Lili, Lilli, Lisa, Lisbeth German Elena, Eleni, Elisavet, Elli, Lena Greek Helen, Helena, Helene Greek Mythology Elikapeka Hawaiian Elisheva Hebrew Erzsébet, Heléna, Izabella, Bözsi, Erzsi, Zsóka Hungarian Elísabet, Helena, Elsa Icelandic Eilís, Eilish, Isibéal, Léan Irish Elena, Elisabetta, Ileana, Isabella, Elisa, Elsa, Lisa Italian Elīna, Helēna, Jeļena, Jelena Latvian Elena, Elžbieta, Jelena, Elzė Lithuanian Elena, Elisaveta, Beti, Veta Macedonian Ealisaid Manx Isabel Medieval Occitan Elin, Elisabet, Elisabeth, Helen, Helena, Helene, Isabella, Eli, Elise, Ella, Else, Lilly, Lis, Lisa, Lisbet, Lise, Liss Norwegian Isabèl Occitan Elżbieta, Helena, Izabela, Izabella, Ela, Eliza Polish Helena, Isabel, Elisa, Elisabete Portuguese Elena, Elisabeta, Ileana, Isabela, Isabella Romanian Elena, Elizaveta, Yelena, Yelizaveta, Alyona, Lena, Liza, Lizaveta Russian Elene Sardinian Ealasaid, Elspet, Elspeth, Iseabail, Ishbel, Isobel Scottish Elizabeta, Helena, Jelena, Jelka, Špela Slovene Elena, Ileana, Isabel, Ysabel, Eli, Elisabet Spanish Elin, Elina, Elisabet, Elisabeth, Helen, Helena, Helene, Isabella, Elise, Ella, Elsa, Lilly, Lis, Lisa, Lisbet, Lise Swedish Olena, Yelyzaveta, Lesya Ukrainian Elen, Elin Welsh

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