Given Name ELENA

GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Елена (Bulgarian, Macedonian, Russian, Church Slavic), Ελενα (Greek)
PRONOUNCED: E-le-na (Italian, German), e-LE-na (Spanish), yi-LYE-nə (Russian), i-LYE-nə (Russian)  [details]

Meaning & History

Cognate of HELEN, and a variant transcription of Russian YELENA.
VARIANTS: Ileana (Italian), Ileana (Spanish), Ileana (Romanian), Yelena (Russian), Eleni (Greek), Helena, Helene (German)
DIMINUTIVES: Ilinca, Lenuța (Romanian), Alyona, Lena (Russian), Lena (Greek), Alena, Lena, Lene, Leni (German)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Shelena (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 SUBMISSIONS: Éléna, Eléna, Elena

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Entry updated December 8, 2017