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Elena meaning and name origin

Elena \e-le-na\ as a girl's name is pronounced eh-LAYN-ah. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Elena is "sun ray". Italian and Spanish form of Helen.

Elena has 6 variant forms: Alona, Elaina, Eleena, Eleni, Elina and Nelli.

For more information, see also related names Alexandra, Eleanor, Ellen and Olena.

Elena is also pronounced similarly to Alana, Aleana, Aleena, Alena, Alenah, Aleyna, Aliena, Alina, Allena, Alyna, Eilena, Eilona, Elana, Elanah, Elanna, Elayna, Eleana, Eleanna, Elenyi, Eliana, Ellena, Ellina, Ellona, Elona, Elonna, Elyana, Ilana, Ileana, Ilena, Ilona, Oleana, Olina, Yalena and Yelena. Other suggested similar baby names are Eena, Eilene, Elaene, Elan, Elane, Eleen, Elen, Elene, Elin, Eline, Ellene, Ellma, Elma, Elmena, Elna, Elon, Elvena, Elyn, Elynn and Erena.

View a list of the 6 names that reference Elena.


Popularity of Elena

Elena is a very popular first name for females (#412 out of 4276) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#57446 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Elena name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Elena with its variant forms and related girl baby names.


Top 1000 ranking of Elena name in U.S.
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