Gender Feminine
Scripts Лена(Russian, Ukrainian) Λένα(Greek) ლენა(Georgian) Լենա(Armenian)
Pronounced Pron. LEH-na(Swedish, German, Polish, Italian)
LYEH-nə(Russian)
LEE-nə(English)
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Meaning & History

Short form of names ending in lena, such as Helena, Magdalena or Yelena.

Related Names

VariantsElla, Elna, Magda, Malena, Malin(Swedish) Ella, Elna, Magda, Malene, Malin(Norwegian) Ella, Elna, Hella, Helle, Magda, Malene(Danish) Alena, Ella, Hella, Leni, Magda(German) Magda(Dutch) Helenka, Magda(Polish) Ella, Heli, Leena(Finnish) Aliona, Alyona(Russian) Magda(Greek)
DiminutivesLinn(Swedish) Linn(Norwegian) Alyonka(Russian)
Other Languages & CulturesHelena, Helene(Ancient Greek) Elaine(Arthurian Romance) Maialen(Basque) Alena(Belarusian) Magdalene(Biblical) Magdalene(Biblical Greek) Magdalene(Biblical Latin) Elena, Magdalena, Magdalina(Bulgarian) Helena, Magdalena(Catalan) Helena, Jelena, Magdalena, Ela, Jela, Jelica, Jelka, Magda, Majda, Manda, Mandica(Croatian) Helena, Magdaléna, Magdalena, Alena, Elen, Helenka, Lenka, Madlenka, Magda(Czech) Elena, Elina, Ellen, Helen, Helena, Jelena, Heli, Helle, Leena(Estonian) Hélène, Madeleine, Magali, Léna, Madeline, Madelon, Magalie, Nelly(French) Helen, Helena, Helene(Greek Mythology) Heléna, Magdolna, Ella, Léna, Magda, Magdaléna, Magdi(Hungarian) Helena(Icelandic) Léan, Madailéin(Irish) Elīna, Helēna, Jeļena, Elēna, Ina, Līna(Latvian) Elena, Jelena, Magdalena(Lithuanian) Elena, Magdalena(Macedonian) Magali, Magdalena(Occitan) Elena, Ileana, Mădălina, Magdalena, Ilinca, Lenuța, Magda(Romanian) Elene(Sardinian) Jelena, Magdalena, Ela, Jela, Jelica, Jelka, Manda(Serbian) Elena, Helena, Magdaléna, Alena, Jela, Lenka, Magda(Slovak) Helena, Jelena, Magdalena, Alena, Alenka, Ela, Jelka, Magda, Majda(Slovene) Helena(Sorbian) Elena, Ileana, Magdalena, Malena(Spanish) Magaly(Spanish (Latin American)) Elen, Elin(Welsh)
Same SpellingLéna
User SubmissionLená

Popularity

People think this name is

upper class   natural   wholesome   refined   strange   simple   serious   nerdy  

Name Days

Bulgaria: July 22
Greece: May 21
Norway: September 28
Poland: November 10
Sweden: August 18

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Entry updated April 5, 2022