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 & CulturesShelena(African American) Helena, Helene(Ancient Greek) Helga(Ancient Scandinavian) Elaine(Arthurian Romance) Alena, Volha(Belarusian) Elena, Olga(Bulgarian) Helena(Catalan) Helena, Jelena, Ela(Croatian) Helena, Olga, Alena, Elen, Helenka, Lenka(Czech) Heleen, Helena, Helga, Eline, Heleentje(Dutch) Ellen, Helen, Helena, Elaina, Elaine, Elena, Ella, Elle, Ellie, Elly, Hellen, Lainey, Laney, Lena, Nell, Nelle, Nellie, Nelly(English) Aili, Elena, Elina, Helen, Helena, Jelena, Olga, Heli, Helle, Leena(Estonian) Aila, Aili, Elena, Eliina, Elina, Ellen, Helena, Helga, Helka, Oili, Olga, Ella, Elli, Heleena, Heli, Laila, Leena, Nelli(Finnish) Hélène, Léna, Nelly(French) Elene(Georgian) Elena, Eleni, Olga, Lena(Greek) Helen, Helena, Helene(Greek Mythology) Heléna, Helga, Olga, Ella, Léna(Hungarian) Helena, Helga, Olga(Icelandic) Léan(Irish) Elena, Ileana, Olga(Italian) Elīna, Helēna, Jeļena, Olga, Elēna, Ina, Līna(Latvian) Elena, Jelena(Lithuanian) Elena, Olgica(Macedonian) Elin, Ellen, Helen, Helena, Helene, Helga, Olga, Eli, Eline, Ella, Elna, Hege, Helle, Laila, Lena, Lene(Norwegian) Helena, Olga, Helenka, Lena(Polish) Helena, Olga, Lena(Portuguese) Elena, Ileana, Olga, Ilinca, Lenuța(Romanian) Elena, Olga, Yelena, Aliona, Alyona, Lena, Nelli, Olya(Russian) Áile, Láilá(Sami) Elene(Sardinian) Jelena, Olga, Olgica, Olja(Serbian) Elena, Helena, Oľga, Alena, Lenka(Slovak) Helena, Jelena, Olga, Alena, Alenka, Ela(Slovene) Helena(Sorbian) Elena, Ileana, Olga(Spanish) Elin, Elina, Ellen, Helen, Helena, Helene, Helga, Olga, Ella, Elna, Laila, Lena, Nellie, Nelly(Swedish) Olena, Olga, Olha(Ukrainian) Elen, Elin(Welsh)
Same SpellingHellä
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Name Days

Estonia: August 18
Hungary: May 27

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Entry updated April 25, 2021