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Gender Feminine
Scripts Милена(Bulgarian, Serbian, Macedonian, Russian)
Pronounced Pron. MI-leh-na(Czech)
myee-LEH-na(Polish)
myi-LYEH-nə(Russian)
MEE-leh-na(Slovak)
mee-LEH-na(Italian)
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Meaning & History

Feminine form of MILAN. It began to be used in Italy in honour of Milena Vukotić (1847-1923), mother of Helen of Montenegro, the wife of the Italian king Victor Emmanuel III. In Italy it can also be considered a combination of MARIA and ELENA.

Related Names

VariantsMilana, Milanka, Miljana(Serbian) Milana, Milanka(Croatian) Milana(Russian)
Masculine FormsBogomil, Milan, Milen, Milko(Bulgarian) Bohumil, Milan, Miloš, Miloslav(Czech) Milan, Mile, Miloje, Miloš, Mijo, Milenko(Serbian) Milan, Mile, Miloš, Mijo, Milenko, Miljenko(Croatian) Milan, Miloš, Lan(Slovene) Bogomil, Milan, Mile, Miloš(Macedonian) Bogumił, Miłosz(Polish) Milan(Russian) Bohumil, Milan, Miloš, Miloslav(Slovak)
Other Languages & CulturesMylène(French) Miléna(Hungarian) Mila(Ukrainian)
Same SpellingMiléna

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People think this name is

formal   upper class   natural   wholesome   refined   strange   serious   nerdy  
Czech Republic: January 24
Slovakia: April 9

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