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Helene meaning and name origin
Helene \he-le-ne\ as a girl's name is a variant of Eleanor (Greek) and Helen (Greek), and the meaning of Helene is "sun ray, shining light". The source form Eleanor: variant of Helen. The source form Helen: mythology: the abduction of Zeus's mortal daughter, Helen of Troy, resulted in the Trojan War. See Eleanor, Helen for more on Helene. The baby name Helene sounds like Helena and Hellene. Other similar baby names are Celene, Delene, Melene, Selene and Zelene.
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Popularity of Helene
Helene is a very popular first name for women (#551 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (1990 U.S. Census).
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