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Gender Feminine
Scripts Ἑλένη(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. heh-LEHN(Swedish, Norwegian, Danish)
heh-LEH-nə(German)
HEH-LEH-NEH(Classical Greek)
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Meaning & History

Ancient Greek form of HELEN, as well as the modern Scandinavian and German form.

Related Names

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

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People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   upper class   natural   wholesome   delicate   refined   strange   serious   nerdy  
Estonia: August 18
France: August 18 (as Hélène)
Germany: August 18

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