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What does Hellena mean?

Hellena /hel-le-na/ as a girls' name is of Greek origin, and the name Hellena means "sun ray". Hellena is an alternate form, with the suffix -a, of Helen (Greek): linked to Greek hÍlios "sun".

Associated with: greek, sun


Hellena has 6 variants: Halina, Helaina, Helana, Heleena, Helena and Helenna.

Hellena has 16 more different relations via Helen: Alena, Elena, Ellen, Helaine, Heleen, Helenann, Helene, Helia, Hella, Hellen, Hellene, Hellenor, Hellia, Jelena, Nelliana and Yelena.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Halna, Helleta, ..

(male) Hellan, Hellea, ..

How popular is Hellena?

Hellena is an uncommon first name for females. Hellena is an equally unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Prominent varying forms of Hellena (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000 are Alena (#617 in 2014), Elena (#121), Ellen (#656), Helaine, Helen (#404), Helena (#502), Helene and Hellen. Other variants, like Halina, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Hellena was at its most widespread 9 decades ago (average #721) and is now significantly lower (#1037, down 94.2%), with versions such as Ellen becoming less in vogue. Helen has been the most prominent, although Elena seems to be becoming a favorite too. Below is a graphed comparison of the history of Hellena and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alena, Elena, Ellen, Helaine, Helen in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Helena, Helene, Hellen in U.S.

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

Similar Names


Recommended names are Allena, Bellina, Bellona, Ceilena, Celeena, Celena, Cellina, Collena, Deleena, Delena, Dellene, Dellina, Ellena, Haleema, Hedlea (see Hadley), Helima, Helle, Hellee, Helma, Helmina, Heulwen, Kellen, Kellina, Meleena, Mellina, Melvena, Nellene, Selena and Zelleana. These names tend to be more commonly used than Hellena.