Meaning & History
Medieval English form of HELEN. This was the usual spelling of the name until the 17th century, when Helen became more common.
Other Languages & CulturesShelena(African American) Helena, Helene(Ancient Greek) Elaine(Arthurian Romance) Elena(Bulgarian) Helena, Jelena, Ela, Jela, Jelka(Croatian) Helena, Alena, Lenka(Czech) Elin, Helen, Helena, Helene, Eli, Eline, Ella, Lena, Lene(Danish) Heleen, Helena, Eline, Heleentje(Dutch) Elina, Helena, Jelena, Leena(Estonian) Eliina, Elina, Helena, Ella, Elli, Heleena, Heli, Leena, Nelli(Finnish) Hélène, Léna(French) Elene(Georgian) Elena, Helena, Helene, Alena, Lena, Lene, Leni(German) Elena, Eleni, Elli, Lena(Greek) Helen, Helena, Helene(Greek Mythology) Heléna, Léna(Hungarian) Helena(Icelandic) Léan(Irish) Elena, Ileana(Italian) Elīna, Helēna, Jeļena, Elēna, Ina, Līna(Latvian) Elena, Jelena(Lithuanian) Elena(Macedonian) Elin, Helen, Helena, Helene, Eli, Eline, Ella, Lena, Lene(Norwegian) Helena, Lena(Polish) Helena, Lena(Portuguese) Elena, Ileana, Ilinca, Lenuța(Romanian) Elena, Yelena, Alyona, Lena, Nelli(Russian) Elene(Sardinian) Jelena, Ela, Jela, Jelka(Serbian) Elena, Helena, Alena, Jela, Lenka(Slovak) Helena, Jelena, Alena, Alenka, Ela, Jelka(Slovene) Helena(Sorbian) Elena, Ileana(Spanish) Elin, Elina, Helen, Helena, Helene, Ella, Lena(Swedish) Olena(Ukrainian) Elen, Elin(Welsh)
Same SpellingEllen (2)
Sources & References
- Edgar's Name Pages, available from http://webspace.webring.com/people/ge/edgarbook/names/welcome.html
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