JELENA
GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Јелена (Serbian)
Meaning & History
Croatian, Serbian and Slovene form of HELEN. It is also associated with the South Slavic words jelen meaning "deer, stag" and jela meaning "fir tree".
Related Names
VARIANTS: Helena, Elena (Croatian), Helena, Elena (Slovene)
DIMINUTIVES: Jela, Jelica, Jelka (Croatian), Jela, Jelica, Jelka (Serbian), Alena, Jela, Jelica, Jelka (Slovene)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Shelena (African American), Helena, Helene (Ancient Greek), Elaine (Arthurian Romance), Elena (Bulgarian), Helena, Alena, Ilona, Lenka (Czech), Elin, Helena, Helene, Eli, Ella, Lena, Lene (Danish), Heleen, Helena, Heleentje (Dutch), Elaine, Ellen, Helen, Helena, Elaina, Ella, Elle, Ellie, Elly, Hellen, Laney, Lena, Nelda, Nell, Nelle, Nellie, Nelly (English), Helena, Leena (Estonian), Eliina, Elina, Helena, Ella, Heleena, Heli, Ilona, Leena (Finnish), Hélène (French), Elene (Georgian), Elena, Helena, Helene, Alena, Ilona, Lena, Lene, Leni (German), Elene, Eleni (Greek), Helen, Helena, Helene (Greek Mythology), Heléna, Ili, Ilka, Ilona, Ilonka (Hungarian), Léan (Irish), Elena (Italian), Helēna, Jeļena, Ilona (Latvian), Elena, Ilona (Lithuanian), Elena (Macedonian), Elin, Helena, Helene, Eli, Ella, Lena, Lene (Norwegian), Helena, Ilona, Lena (Polish), Helena, Lena (Portuguese), Elena, Ileana, Lenuța (Romanian), Elena, Yelena, Alyona, Lena (Russian), Eilidh (Scottish), Helena, Alena, Lenka (Slovak), Elena, Ileana, Iliana (Spanish), Elin, Elina, Helena, Helene, Ella, Lena (Swedish), Olena, Lesya (Ukrainian), Elen, Elin (Welsh)
Popularity
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Croatia  ranked #52