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Meaning and name origin

Alena \a-le-na\ as a girl's name is pronounced a-LEE-nah, a-LAY-nah. It is of Greek and Latin origin. Russian variant of Helen or Magdalena. Magdala, meaning "tower" in Hebrew, is the town in Palestine that was home to Mary Magdalene in the Christian scriptures.

Alena has 1 variant form: Alenka.

For more information, see also related girl names Adeline, Alina, Allena and Olena.


Alena is a very popular first name for females (#1970 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Alena for girls (2015 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Alena name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alena outside U.S.

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Alena and its variant form. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Adeline, Alena, Alina, Helen, Magdalena and Magdalene. (2015 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Adeline, Alena, Alina, Helen, Magdalena, Magdalene in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alena, Alina, Helen, Magdalena outside U.S.

Similar Names

Alena is also pronounced similarly to Alaina, Alana, Alanah, Alani, Alanna, Alawna, Alayna, Aleana, Aleena, Alenah, Aleyna, Aleynah, Aliena, Allana, Allina, Allona, Allyna, Alona, Alonia, Alonna, Alwyna, Alyna, Alynah, Eilena, Elana, Eleana, Eleena, Elena, Eleni, Elina, Ellena, Elona, Ilana, Ileana, Ilena, Ilona, Oleana, Olina, Yalena and Yelena. Other suggested similar baby names are Abena, Adena, Ailene, Alane, Alea, Aleda, Aleea, Aleen, Aleine, Aleka, Alene, Alenne, Aleta, Alexa, Aleyne, Alima, Aline, Allene, Allma, Alma, Almena, Aloma, Aluma, Alvena, Alyne, Alzena, Amena, Arena, Arlena and Avena. These names tend to be less commonly used than Alena.


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