Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. LEH-nə(German)
LEH-neh(Danish, Norwegian)
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Meaning & History

German, Danish and Norwegian short form of Helene or Magdalene.

Related Names

VariantsHella, Leni(German) Hella, Helle(Danish)
Other Languages & CulturesHelena, Helene(Ancient Greek) Elen, Lena(Armenian) 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, Magda, Majda, Manda(Croatian) Helena, Magdaléna, Magdalena, Alena, Elen, Helenka, Lenka, Madlenka, Magda(Czech) Heleen, Helena, Magdalena, Eline, Heleentje, Lena, Madelon, Magda(Dutch) Ellen, Helen, Helena, Madeleine, Madeline, Magdalen, Magdalena, Magdalene, Elaina, Elaine, Elena, Ella, Elle, Ellie, Elly, Hellen, Lainey, Laney, Lena, Madalyn, Maddie, Maddy, Madelaine, Madelina, Madelyn, Madelynn, Madi, Madilyn, Madilynn, Madlyn, Madoline, Nell, Nelle, Nellie, Nelly(English) Elena, Elina, Ellen, Helen, Helena, Jelena, Heli, Helle, Leena(Estonian) Elena, Eliina, Elina, Ellen, Helena, Matleena, Ella, Elli, Heleena, Heli, Leena, Lena, Nelli(Finnish) Hélène, Madeleine, Magali, Léna, Madelon, Magalie, Nelly(French) Elene, Lena(Georgian) Elena, Eleni, Magdalini, Lena, Magda(Greek) Helen, Helena, Helene(Greek Mythology) Heléna, Magdolna, Ella, Léna, Magda, Magdaléna, Magdi(Hungarian) Helena(Icelandic) Léan, Madailéin(Irish) Elena, Ileana, Maddalena, Lena(Italian) Elīna, Helēna, Jeļena, Elēna, Ina, Līna(Latvian) Elena, Jelena, Magdalena(Lithuanian) Elena, Magdalena(Macedonian) Magali, Magdalena(Occitan) Helena, Magdalena, Helenka, Lena, Magda(Polish) Helena, Madalena, Lena, Magda(Portuguese) Elena, Ileana, Mădălina, Magdalena, Ilinca, Lenuța, Magda(Romanian) Elena, Yelena, Aliona, Alyona, Lena, Nelli(Russian) Elene(Sardinian) Jelena, Magdalena, Manda(Serbian) Elena, Helena, Magdaléna, Alena, Lenka, Magda(Slovak) Helena, Jelena, Magdalena, Alena, Alenka, Ela, Magda, Majda(Slovene) Helena(Sorbian) Elena, Ileana, Magdalena, Malena(Spanish) Magaly(Spanish (Latin American)) Elin, Elina, Ellen, Helen, Helena, Helene, Madeleine, Madelen, Magdalena, Ella, Elna, Lena, Linn, Magda, Malena, Malin, Nellie, Nelly(Swedish) Olena, Lena(Ukrainian) Elen, Elin(Welsh)
User SubmissionsLéne, Lène

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Name Days

Norway: September 28

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Entry updated February 28, 2019