Gender Feminine

Meaning & History

Norwegian and Dutch variant form of Helen. This is the name of the title character in the novel Eline Vere (1889) by the Dutch writer Louis Couperus.

Related Names

VariantsElin, Ellen, Helen, Helena, Helene(Norwegian) Heleen, Helena(Dutch) Elin, Ellen, Helen, Helena, Helene(Danish)
DiminutivesEli, Ella, Elna, Lena, Lene(Norwegian) Heleentje, Lena(Dutch) Eli, Ella, Elna, Hella, Helle, Lena, Lene(Danish)
Other Languages & CulturesHelene, Helena(Ancient Greek) Elen, Lena(Armenian) Elaine(Arthurian Romance) Alena(Belarusian) Elena(Bulgarian) Helena(Catalan) Helena, Jelena, Ela, Jela, Jelka(Croatian) Alena, Elen, Helena, Helenka, Lenka(Czech) Elaina, Elaine, Elena, Ella, Elle, Ellen, Ellie, Elly, Helen, Helena, Hellen, Lainey, Laney, Lena, Nell, Nelle, Nellie, Nelly(English) Jelena, Elena, Elina, Ellen, Helen, Helena, Heli, Helle, Leena(Estonian) Elena, Eliina, Elina, Ella, Ellen, Elli, Heleena, Helena, Heli, Leena, Lena, Nelli(Finnish) Hélène, Léna, Nelly(French) Elene, Lena(Georgian) Alena, Elena, Ella, Ellen, Helena, Helene, Hella, Lena, Lene, Leni(German) Eleni, Elena, Lena(Greek) Helen, Helena, Helene(Greek Mythology) Ella, Heléna, Léna(Hungarian) Helena(Icelandic) Léan(Irish) Elena, Ileana(Italian) Jeļena, Elēna, Elīna, Helēna, Ina, Līna(Latvian) Jelena, Elena(Lithuanian) Elena(Macedonian) Helena, Helenka, Lena(Polish) Helena, Lena(Portuguese) Elena, Ileana, Ilinca, Lenuța(Romanian) Elena, Yelena, Aliona, Alyona, Alyonka, Lena, Nelli(Russian) Elene(Sardinian) Jelena, Ela, Jela, Jelka(Serbian) Elena, Alena, Helena, Jela, Lenka(Slovak) Jelena, Alena, Alenka, Ela, Helena, Jelka(Slovene) Helena(Sorbian) Elena, Ileana(Spanish) Elin, Elina, Ella, Ellen, Elna, Helen, Helena, Helene, Lena, Nellie, Nelly(Swedish) Olena, Aliona, Alyona, Lena(Ukrainian) Elen, Elin(Welsh)
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Entry updated April 5, 2022