Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. A-leh-na(Czech, Slovak)
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Meaning & History

Short form of Magdalena or Helena.

Related Names

VariantsElla, Hella, Lena, Leni, Magda(German) Helenka, Lenka, Magda(Czech) Lenka, Magda(Slovak) Ela, Magda, Majda(Slovene)
DiminutiveAlenka(Slovene)
Other Languages & CulturesHelena, Helene(Ancient Greek) Elen, Lena(Armenian) Elaine(Arthurian Romance) Maialen(Basque) Alena(Belarusian) Magdalene(Biblical) Magdalene(Biblical Greek) Magdalene(Biblical Latin) Elena, Magdalena, Magdalina(Bulgarian) Helena, Magdalena(Catalan) Helena, Jelena, Magdalena, Ela, Magda, Majda, Manda, Mandica(Croatian) Elin, Ellen, Helen, Helena, Helene, Magdalena, Eli, Eline, Ella, Elna, Hella, Helle, Lena, Lene, Magda, Malene(Danish) Heleen, Helena, Magdalena, Eline, Heleentje, Lena, Madelon, Magda(Dutch) Ellen, Helen, Helena, Madeleine, Madeline, Magdalen, Magdalena, Magdalene, Elaina, Elaine, Elena, Ella, Elle, Ellie, Elly, Hellen, Lainey, Laney, Lena, Madalyn, Maddie, Maddy, Madelaine, Madelina, Madelyn, Madelynn, Madilyn, Madilynn, Madlyn, Madoline, Nell, Nelle, Nellie, Nelly(English) Elena, Elina, Ellen, Helen, Helena, Jelena, Heli, Helle, Leena(Estonian) Elena, Eliina, Elina, Ellen, Helena, Matleena, Ella, Elli, Heleena, Heli, Leena, Lena, Nelli(Finnish) Hélène, Madeleine, Magali, Léna, Madeline, Madelon, Magalie, Nelly(French) Elene, Lena(Georgian) Elena, Eleni, Magdalini, Lena, Magda(Greek) Helen, Helena, Helene(Greek Mythology) Heléna, Magdolna, Ella, Léna, Magda, Magdaléna, Magdi(Hungarian) Helena(Icelandic) Léan, Madailéin(Irish) Elena, Ileana, Maddalena, Lena(Italian) Elīna, Helēna, Jeļena, Elēna, Ina, Līna(Latvian) Elena, Jelena, Magdalena(Lithuanian) Elena, Magdalena(Macedonian) Elin, Ellen, Helen, Helena, Helene, Magdalena, Eli, Eline, Ella, Elna, Helle, Lena, Lene, Linn, Magda, Malene, Malin(Norwegian) Magali, Magdalena(Occitan) Helena, Magdalena, Helenka, Lena, Magda(Polish) Helena, Madalena, Lena, Magda(Portuguese) Elena, Ileana, Mădălina, Magdalena, Ilinca, Lenuța, Magda(Romanian) Elena, Yelena, Aliona, Alyona, Lena, Nelli(Russian) Elene(Sardinian) Jelena, Magdalena, Manda(Serbian) Helena(Sorbian) Elena, Ileana, Magdalena, Malena(Spanish) Magaly(Spanish (Latin American)) Elin, Elina, Ellen, Helen, Helena, Helene, Madeleine, Magdalena, Ella, Elna, Lena, Linn, Magda, Malena, Malin, Nellie, Nelly(Swedish) Olena, Lena(Ukrainian) Elen, Elin(Welsh)
Same SpellingAlena 2
User SubmissionsAléna, Alèna, Alena

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Name Days

Austria: June 17
Czechia: August 13
Slovakia: March 27

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Entry updated November 16, 2019