Gender Feminine
Scripts Милена(Serbian, Macedonian, Bulgarian, Russian)
Pronounced Pron. /ˈmɪ.lɛ.na/(Czech) /ˈmi.lɛ.na/(Slovak) /mi.ˈlɛ.na/(Polish) /mʲɪ.ˈlʲe.nə/(Russian) /mi.ˈlɛː.na/(Italian)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

Feminine form of Milan. It began to be used in Italy in honour of Milena Vukotić (1847-1923), mother of Helen of Montenegro, the wife of the Italian king Victor Emmanuel III. In Italy it can also be considered a combination of Maria and Elena.

Related Names

VariantsMilanka, Milka(Serbian) Milka(Macedonian) Milka(Bulgarian) Milanka, Milka(Croatian) Milka(Slovene) Milada, Miluše, Miluška(Czech) Milada(Slovak)
Other Languages & CulturesMilana(Belarusian) Mylène(French) Miléna(Hungarian) Mila, Milana(Ukrainian)
Same SpellingMiléna
User SubmissionsMiléna, Milena


People think this name is

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Name Days

Czechia: January 24
Slovakia: April 9


Entry updated April 23, 2024