Gender Feminine
Usage Dutch
Pronounced Pron. hay-LAY:N
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Meaning & History

Dutch variant of Helen.

Related Names

VariantsHelena, Eline
DiminutivesHeleentje, Lena
Other Languages & CulturesHelena, Helene(Ancient Greek) Elen, Lena(Armenian) Elaine(Arthurian Romance) Alena(Belarusian) Elena(Bulgarian) Helena(Catalan) Helena, Jelena, Ela, Jela, Jelka(Croatian) Helena, Alena, Elen, Helenka, Lenka(Czech) Elin, Ellen, Helen, Helena, Helene, Eli, Eline, Ella, Elna, Hella, Helle, Lena, Lene(Danish) Ellen, Helen, Helena, Elaina, Elaine, Elena, Ella, Elle, Ellie, Elly, Hellen, Lainey, Laney, Lena, Nell, Nelle, Nellie, Nelly(English) Elena, Elina, Ellen, Helen, Helena, Jelena, Heli, Helle, Leena(Estonian) Elena, Eliina, Elina, Ellen, Helena, Ella, Elli, Heleena, Heli, Leena, Lena, Nelli(Finnish) Hélène, Léna, Nelly(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, Helle, Lena, Lene(Norwegian) 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, Helena, Alena, Jela, Lenka(Slovak) Helena, Jelena, Alena, Alenka, Ela, Jelka(Slovene) Helena(Sorbian) Elena, Ileana(Spanish) Elin, Elina, Ellen, Helen, Helena, Helene, Ella, Elna, Lena, Nellie, Nelly(Swedish) Olena, Aliona, Alyona, Lena(Ukrainian) Elen, Elin(Welsh)

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Entry updated August 31, 2007