What does Helene mean?
Helene /he-lene/ [2 sylls.] as a name for girls is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Helene is "other, foreign; sun ray". Helene is a variant form of Eleanor (Old French, Old German). Helene is also a variant of Helen (Greek).
Helene▼ has 29 more relations via Eleanor, Helen: Ailene, Alene▼, Aline▼, Elen, Elena▲, Eleni, Ellee, Ellen▼, Ellene, Halina, Helaina, Helana, Heleanor, Heleena, Helena▲, Helenann, Helenna, Helenora, Helenore, Helia, Hella, Hellena, Hellenor, Hellia, Ilene▼, Jelena, Nelle▼, Nellie▼ and Yelena.Kreatif forms: Helehe, Hullene, Hulne. [more]
How popular is Helene?
Helene is a very popular first name for women (#551 out of 4276, Top 13%) but a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Helene for girls. Helene reached its highest position of #233 in the U.S. in the 1910s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of Helene and associated names. Eleanor (#78 last year), Elena (#121), Helen (#404), Helena (#502), Ellen (#656), Nelle, Nellie, Ilene, Alene, Aline and Hellen are the prominent varying forms of Helene. Adoption of these girl names reached its apex during the years 1910-1919 (usage of 0.6854%) and is now significantly lower (usage 0.2699%, ▼60.6%), with versions like Helen, Alene, Aline, Hellen and Helene becoming somewhat dated. Eleanor (#78), Elena (#121) and Helena (#502) are three of the more trendy girl names here, with Eleanor and Helena having a rekindling in popularity. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)