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What does Heleen mean?

Heleen Pronunciation of Heleen [heleen] as a girls' name is a Greek name, and the name Heleen means "sun ray". Heleen is a Dutch form of Helen (Greek): linked to Greek hÍlios "sun".

Associated with: greek, sun.


Heleen has 4 variants: Helaine, Helene, Hellen and Hellene.

19 more related forms via Helen: Aileen, Eileen, Ellee, Ellen, Helaina, Helana, Heleanor, Heleena, Heleentje, Helena, Helenann, Helenna, Helia, Hella, Hellena, Hellenor, Hellia, Jelena and Yelena.

Creative forms:
(female) Haleen, ..

(male) Helett, Heley, ..

Middle name pairings:
Heleen Camilla (H.C.), ..

How popular is Heleen?

Heleen is an uncommonly occurring given name for women. Heleen is also an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Heleen (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Helen (#419 the previous year), Aileen (#515), Helena (#534), Eileen (#694), Ellen (#705), Hellen, Helaine and Helene. Adoption of these relations of Heleen was widespread during 1920-1929 (adoption of 5.1%) and has become significantly lower since (adoption 0.1%, down 97.4%), with forms such as Ellen becoming somewhat dated. Aileen is the most contemporarily stylish baby name in this list. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aileen, Eileen, Ellen, Helaine, Helen in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Helena, Helene, Hellen in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Heleen is alike in pronunciation to Heulwen. Other suggested similar names are Aleen, Alleen, Arleen, Ayleen, Belen, Caleen, Celeena, Coleen, Deleena, Deneen, Eleen, Elleen, Eveleen, Evleen, Faeleen, Haleema, Harleen, Heaven, Heledd, Helima, Helje, Helle, Hellee, Helma, Ileen, Ireleen, Isleen, Jaeleen, Jeneen, Joeleen, Joleen, Juleen, Kaleen, Kelleen, Kellen, Kyleen, Meleena, Myleen, Noeleen, Oleen, Pegeen, Raeleen, Taleen and Wileen. These names tend to be more frequently used than Heleen.

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