Gender Feminine
Scripts Алёна(Russian) Альона(Ukrainian)
Pronounced Pron. u-LYUY-nə(Russian)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Originally a Russian diminutive of Yelena. It is now used independently.

Related Names

VariantsAliona, Lena(Russian) Aliona(Ukrainian)
DiminutiveAlyonka(Russian)
Other Languages & CulturesHelena, Helene(Ancient Greek) Elen(Armenian) Elaine(Arthurian Romance) Alena(Belarusian) Elena(Bulgarian) Helena(Catalan) Helena, Jelena, Ela, Jela, Jelica, Jelka(Croatian) Helena, Alena, Elen, Elena, Helenka, Lenka(Czech) Elin, Ellen, Helen, Helena, Helene, Eli, Eline, Ella, Elna, Hella, Helle, Lena, Lene(Danish) Heleen, Helena, Eline, Heleentje, Lena(Dutch) Ellen, Helen, Helena, Elena, Ella, Elle, Ellie, Elly, Hellen, Lena, Nell(English) Elena, Elina, Ellen, Helen, Helena, Jelena, Heli, Leena(Estonian) Elena, Eliina, Elina, Ellen, Helena, Ella, Heleena, Heli, Leena, Lena(Finnish) Hélène, Léna(French) Elene, Lena(Georgian) Elena, Ellen, Helena, Helene, Alena, Ella, Hella, Lena, Lene, Leni(German) Elena, Eleni, Lena(Greek) Helen, Helena, Helene(Greek Mythology) Heléna, Ella, Léna(Hungarian) Helena(Icelandic) Léan(Irish) Elena, Ileana(Italian) Elīna, Helēna, Jeļena, Elēna, Ina, Līna(Latvian) Elena, Jelena(Lithuanian) Elena(Macedonian) Elin, Ellen, Helen, Helena, Helene, Eli, Eline, Ella, Elna, Lena, Lene(Norwegian) Helena, Helenka, Lena(Polish) Helena, Lena(Portuguese) Elena, Ileana, Ilinca, Lenuța(Romanian) Elene(Sardinian) Jelena, Ela, Jela, Jelica, Jelka(Serbian) Elena, Helena, Alena, Jela, Lenka(Slovak) Helena, Jelena, Alena, Ela, Jelka(Slovene) Helena(Sorbian) Elena, Ileana(Spanish) Elin, Elina, Ellen, Helen, Helena, Helene, Ella, Elna, Lena(Swedish) Elen, Elin(Welsh)

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Entry updated November 20, 2020