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 & 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) 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, Ellen, Helena, Helene, Helga, Alena, Ella, Hella, Lena, Lene, Leni(German) 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) 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 SpellingHelle 2
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Name Days

Estonia: August 18
Finland: October 27
Norway: November 20

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Entry updated April 25, 2021