Meaning and name origin
Elena is a very popular first name for females (#412 out of 4276, Top 10%) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#57446 out of 88799, Top 65%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Elena for girls. Elena reached its highest rank of #121 in the U.S. in 2014. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Elena and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Eleanor (#78), Alexandra (#92), Elena (#121), Elaina (#281), Helen (#404), Ellen (#656), Elina and Eleni. (2014 statistics).
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. These names tend to be less commonly used than Elena.