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".

Categories

animals, celestial, deer, fire, green, light, nature, plants, trees, weather
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
  Croatia
2009
  Switzerland
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2013