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Gender Feminine
Scripts Елена(Bulgarian, Macedonian, Russian, Church Slavic) Ελενα(Greek)
Pronounced Pron. E-le-na(Italian, German)
e-LE-na(Spanish)
yi-LYE-nə(Russian)
i-LYE-nə(Russian)
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Meaning & History

Cognate of HELEN, and a variant transcription of Russian YELENA.
VariantsIleana(Italian) Ileana(Spanish) Ileana(Romanian) Yelena(Russian) Eleni(Greek) Helena, Helene(German)
DiminutivesIlinca, Lenuța(Romanian) Alyona, Lena(Russian) Lena(Greek) Alena, Lena, Lene, Leni(German)
Other Languages & CulturesShelena(African American) Helena, Helene(Ancient Greek) Elaine(Arthurian Romance) Helena, Jelena, Jela, Jelica, Jelka(Croatian) Helena, Alena, Lenka(Czech) Elin, Helen, Helena, Helene, Eli, Ella, Lena, Lene(Danish) Heleen, Helena, Heleentje(Dutch) Ellen, Helen, Helena, Elaina, Elaine, Ella, Elle, Ellie, Elly, Hellen, Lainey, Laney, Lena, Nell, Nelle, Nellie, Nelly(English) Helena, Jelena, Leena(Estonian) Eliina, Elina, Helena, Ella, Elli, Heleena, Heli, Leena(Finnish) Hélène(French) Elene(Georgian) Helen, Helena, Helene(Greek Mythology) Heléna(Hungarian) Helena(Icelandic) Léan(Irish) Elīna, Helēna, Jeļena, Jelena(Latvian) Elin, Helen, Helena, Helene, Eli, Ella, Lena, Lene(Norwegian) Helena, Lena(Polish) Helena, Lena(Portuguese) Elene(Sardinian) Jelena, Jela, Jelica, Jelka(Serbian) Helena, Jelena, Alena, Alenka, Jelka(Slovene) Elin, Elina, Helen, Helena, Helene, Ella, Lena(Swedish) Olena, Lesya(Ukrainian) Elen, Elin(Welsh)
User SubmissionsÉléna, Eléna, Elena

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