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Meaning and name origin

Helena \he-le-na\ as a girl's name has the meaning "other, foreign" and is a variant of Eleanor (Old French, Old German): from an Old French respelling of the Provenšal name Alienor, from German ali, though sometimes it is taken as a variant of Helen. See also Jelena and Lena.

Helena has 6 variant forms: Halina, Helaina, Helana, Heleena, Helenna, Hellena.

Suggested similar baby names are Celena, Delena, Helene, Helima, Hellen, Hellene, Helma, Selena and Yelena.


Helena is a very popular first name for females (#594 out of 4276) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#63414 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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