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pinWhat does Helene mean?

Helene /he-lene/ 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 French, German, Scandinavian form of Helen (Greek).


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

Helene has 31 more relations via Eleanor, Helen: Ailene, Alena, Alene, Aline, Elen, Elena, Eleni, Ellee, Ellen, Ellene, Halina, Helaina, Helana, Heleanor, Heleena, Heleentje, Helena, Helenann, Helenna, Helenora, Helenore, Helia, Hella, Hellena, Hellenor, Hellia, Ilene, Jelena, Nelle, Nellie and Yelena.

Kreatif forms: Halene, Helehe, Helyn. [more]

pinHow 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 history 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 Baby Names, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Helene name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is an analysis of the statistics of Helene and associated names. Eleanor (#78 from recent data), Elena (#121), Helen (#404), Helena (#502), Alena (#617), Ellen (#656), Nelle, Ilene, Nellie, Aline, Alene and Hellen are the prominent varying forms of Helene. Adoption of these relations of Helene reached its apex 104 years ago (adoption of 0.63%) and is now significantly lower (adoption 0.28%, 56%), with versions like Helen, Aline, Alene, Hellen and Helene becoming somewhat dated. Eleanor, Alena, Elena and Helena are four of the more trendy girl names here, with Eleanor and Helena having a rekindling in popularity.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Helene, Alena, Alene, Aline, Eleanor in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Elena, Ellen, Helen, Helena, Hellen in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ilene, Nelle, Nellie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Eleanor, Ellen, Nellie outside U.S.

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Helene is pronounced similarly to Heulwen and Jaline. Other suggested similar baby names are Allene, Arlene, Belen, Celena, Celene, Celenne, Celine, Colene, Dalene, Delane, Delena, Delene, Deline, Dellene, Delyne, Eilene, Elene, Erlene, Evelene, Harlene, Heledd, Helima, Helje, Helle, Hellee, Helma, Illene, Irelene, Jenene, Jolene, Kaelene, Kalene, Kylene, Melene, Meline, Mylene, Nellene, Noelene, Nolene, Orlene, Raelene, Reene, Roelene, Rolene, Selena, Selene, Seline, Selyne, Serene, Talene, Valene, Verene, Verlene, Zelene and Zeline. These names tend to be less frequently used than Helene.