Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. HEH-lə(Danish)
HEHL-leh(Norwegian)
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Meaning & History

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

Related Names

VariantsElla, Elna, Hella, Lena, Lene(Danish)
Masculine FormHelge(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) 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, Ellen, Helena, Helene, Helga, Olga, Alena, Ella, Hella, Lena, Lene, Leni(German) 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) 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 SpellingHelle 2
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Estonia: August 18
Finland: October 27

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Entry updated April 25, 2021