What does Ellena mean?
Ellena \e-lle-na\ as a girls' name. Ellena's root is Greek, and the name Ellena means "man's defender; sun ray". Ellena is a form of Alexandra (Greek): Latinate feminine form of Alexander. Ellena is also a form of Ellen (Greek): originally a variant of Helen.
Ellena has 42 more related forms via Alexandra, Ellen: Aleka, Aleki, Alex▼, Alexa, Alexea, Alexena, Alexene, Alexi, Alexia, Alexina, Alie, Alista, Alla, Alle, Allessa, Allexa, Allexina, Allexine, Alli, Allie, Allix, Ally▼, Dzana, Elan, Elen, Elene, Elenita, Elin, Ella, Ellan, Elle, Elleen, Ellene, Ellie, Ellin, Ellon, Elly, Ellyn, Elon, Elyn, Elynn and Lexa.
Ellena is a somewhat popular first name for women (#4250 out of 4276, Top 99%) and an even more popular surname for all people (#48776 out of 150436, Top 32%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of the girl name Ellena and affiliated names. Ella (#17 last year), Ellie (#55), Alexa (#63), Alexandra (#92), Elena (#121), Allie (#257), Alexia (#270), Elle (#395), Ellen (#656), Elin (#733), Ally (#736) and Alex are the prominent alternative forms of Ellena (#unlisted). These girl names reached the apex of their popularity in the year 2013 (usage of 0.6425%) and are almost as popular today (usage 0.6338%, down 1.4%), but with the versions Alex, Ellen and Ally becoming less stylish. The most trendy names for newborns in this compilation are Elin (#733), Ellie (#55), Elena (#121), Elle (#395) and Ella (#17), and there is a resurgence in baby name usage for Ella and Ellie. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Ellena is pronounced similarly to Aleena, Alena, Aliena, Allana, Allena, Allina, Allona, Allyna, Eilena, Eilona, Elaina, Elana, Elanna, Elayna, Eleana, Eleena, Eliana, Elina, Elliana, Ellona, Elona, Elonna, Elyana, Ilena, Illeana, Illona, Olena, Yalena, Yelena and Yllona. Other suggested similar baby names are Eilene, Elaene, Eleen, Ellane, Ellma, Elmena, Elna▼ and Elvena. These names tend to be less commonly used than Ellena.