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What does Helle mean?

Helle Pronunciation of Helle [helle] as a girls' name. The meaning of the name Helle is "prosperous, successful; holy". Helle is a version of Helga (Scandinavian, Old Norse).

Associated with: prosperous (wealthy).


3 relations via Helga: Hege, Helje and Hella.

Creative forms:
(female) Helley, Hule, ..

(male) Helde, Helie, ..

Middle name pairings:
Helle Ashlynn (H.A.), ..

How popular is Helle?

Helle is an uncommonly occurring given name for women but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#17823 out of 150436, Top 12%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. The only popular related form of Helle (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000 is Helga. Adoption of this form of Helle was more pronounced during 1890-1899 (#634). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Helga in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Helle and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Helle is alike in pronunciation to Halle, Hill, Hille and Holle. Other suggested similar names are Abelle, Adelle, Alle, Arelle, Axelle, Belle, Cele, Chelle, Delle, Dielle, Edelle, Elle, Gaelle, Haelie, Halie, Halley, Halli, Hallie, Hally, Hazelle, Hazle, Hebe, Hedlea (see Hadley), Hedley, Hedlie, Hedly, Heide, Helen, Helene, Helia, Hellee, Hellen, Hellena, Hellene, Hellia, Helma, Helsa, Henie, Hette, Hilde, Hillie, Hilly, Holde (see Holda), Hollee, Holles, Holley, Holli, Hollie, Holly, Hollye, Huella, Idelle, Jaelle, Jerle, Joelle, Kalle, Luelle, Maelle, Merle, Mille, Neale, Neelle (see Neilina), Neile, Nelle, Noelle, Odelle, Peale, Pealle, Shelle, Tealle and Teille. These names tend to be more commonly used than Helle.

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