Given Name JELENA

GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Јелена (Serbian)

Meaning & History

Form of YELENA. In Serbia, Croatia and Slovenia it is also associated with the South Slavic words jelen meaning "deer, stag" and jela meaning "fir tree".
VARIANTS: Helena (Croatian), Jeļena (Latvian)
DIMINUTIVES: Jela, Jelica, Jelka (Serbian), Jela, Jelica, Jelka (Croatian), Jelka (Slovene)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Helena, Helene (Ancient Greek), Elaine (Arthurian Romance), Elena (Bulgarian), Helena, Alena, Lenka (Czech), Elin, Helen, Helena, Helene, Eli, Ella, Lena, Lene (Danish), Heleen, Helena, Heleentje (Dutch), Ellen, Helen, Helena, Ella, Elle, Ellie, Elly, Hellen, Lena, Nell (English), Eliina, Elina, Helena, Ella, Heleena, Heli, Leena (Finnish), Hélène (French), Elene (Georgian), Elena, Helena, Helene, Alena, Lena, Lene, Leni (German), Elena, Eleni, Elli, Lena (Greek), Helen, Helena, Helene (Greek Mythology), Heléna (Hungarian), Helena (Icelandic), Léan (Irish), Elena, Ileana (Italian), Elena (Macedonian), Elin, Helen, Helena, Helene, Eli, Ella, Lena, Lene (Norwegian), Helena, Lena (Polish), Helena, Lena (Portuguese), Elena, Ileana, Ilinca, Lenuța (Romanian), Elena, Yelena, Alyona, Lena (Russian), Elene (Sardinian), Elena, Helena, Alena, Jela, Lenka (Slovak), Elena, Ileana (Spanish), Elin, Elina, Helen, Helena, Helene, Ella, Lena (Swedish), Olena, Lesya (Ukrainian), Elen, Elin (Welsh)
SAME SPELLING: Jeļena

Categories

actresses, animals, athletes, celestial, deer, fauna, fire, flora, green, light, nature, plants, singers, trees, weather
Entry updated December 8, 2017