Gender Feminine
Usage German, Danish
Pronounced Pron. HEH-la(German)
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Meaning & History

Diminutive of names beginning with Hel, such as Helga or Helena.

Related Names

VariantsAlena, Ella, Lena, Lene, Leni(German) Ella, Elna, Helle, Lena, Lene(Danish)
Masculine FormsHelge(German) Helge(Danish)
Other Languages & CulturesHelena, Helene(Ancient Greek) Elen, Lena(Armenian) Elaine(Arthurian Romance) Alena(Belarusian) Elena(Bulgarian) Helena(Catalan) Helena, Jelena, Ela(Croatian) Helena, Alena, Elen, Helenka, Lenka(Czech) Heleen, Helena, Helga, Eline, Heleentje, Lena(Dutch) Ellen, Helen, Helena, Elaina, Elaine, Elena, Ella, Elle, Ellie, Elly, Hellen, Lainey, Laney, Lena, Nell, Nelle, Nellie, Nelly(English) Aili, Elena, Elina, Ellen, Helen, Helena, Jelena, Heli, Helle, Leena(Estonian) Aila, Aili, Elena, Eliina, Elina, Ellen, Helena, Helga, Helka, Ella, Elli, Heleena, Heli, Laila, Leena, Lena, Nelli(Finnish) Hélène, Léna, Nelly(French) Elene, Lena(Georgian) Elena, Eleni, Lena(Greek) Helen, Helena, Helene(Greek Mythology) Heléna, Helga, Ella, Léna(Hungarian) Helena, Helga(Icelandic) Léan(Irish) Elena, Ileana(Italian) Elīna, Helēna, Jeļena, Elēna, Ina, Līna(Latvian) Elena, Jelena(Lithuanian) Elena(Macedonian) Elin, Ellen, Helen, Helena, Helene, Helga, Eli, Eline, Ella, Elna, Hege, Helle, Laila, Lena, Lene(Norwegian) Helga(Old Norse) Helena, Helenka, Lena(Polish) Helena, Lena(Portuguese) Elena, Ileana, Ilinca, Lenuța(Romanian) Elena, Yelena, Aliona, Alyona, Lena, Nelli(Russian) Áile, Láilá(Sami) Elene(Sardinian) Jelena(Serbian) Elena, Helena, Alena, Lenka(Slovak) Helena, Jelena, Alena, Alenka, Ela(Slovene) Helena(Sorbian) Elena, Ileana(Spanish) Elin, Elina, Ellen, Helen, Helena, Helene, Helga, Ella, Elna, Laila, Lena, Nellie, Nelly(Swedish) Olena, Lena(Ukrainian) Elen, Elin(Welsh)
Same SpellingHellä
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Estonia: August 18
Hungary: May 27

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Entry updated April 25, 2021