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Heleentje

What does Heleentje mean?

Heleentje Pronunciation of Heleentje [heleen-t-je] as a name for girls is of Greek derivation, and Heleentje means "sun ray". Heleentje is a Dutch form of Helen (Greek): linked to Greek hÍlios "sun".

Associated with: greek, sun.

Variations

5 different relations via Helen: Heleen, Heleena, Helene, Helenore and Hellene.

Creative forms:
(female)

(male)

Middle name pairings:
Heleentje Iliana (H.I.), ..

How popular is Heleentje?

Heleentje is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Heleentje is an equally uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Heleentje (not ranked) are Helen (#419 in recent rankings) and Helene. Other variants, like Helenore, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Heleentje reached its highest 95 years ago (usage of 4.7%) and is now much diminished, with forms like Helene falling out of fashion. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Heleentje and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Geertje, Halette, Helaine, Heleanor, Helena, Helenann, Helenna, Helenora, Helje, Hellee, Hellen, Hellena, Hellenor (see Helen), Helminette and Neeltje. These names tend to be more commonly used than Heleentje.

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