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Meaning and name origin

Helene \he-le-ne\ as a girl's name is of Old French, Old German and Greek origin, and the meaning of Helene is "other, foreign". Helene 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.

Helene has 3 variant forms: Helaine, Hellen, Hellene.


Helene is a very popular first name for females (#551 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Helene for girls (2015 statistics).

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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Helene and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Eleanor, Helen, Helene and Hellen. (2015 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Eleanor, Helen, Helene, Hellen in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Celene, Delene, Helana, Heleena, Helena, Helenna, Hellena, Melene, Selene and Zelene. These names tend to be less commonly used than Helene.


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