What does Hellena mean?
Hellena /hel-lena/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name is of Greek origin, and the name Hellena means "sun ray". Hellena is an alternate form of Helen (Greek). Compare last name Hellein.
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. Census)
Prominent varying forms of Hellena (not ranked) listed in the Top 1000 are Elena (#121 in 2014), Ellen (#656), Helen (#404), Helena (#502), Helene and Hellen. Variants like Halina are seldom used. Usage of these girl names was at its most widespread during the years 1910-1919 (usage of 0.7163%) and is now significantly lower (usage 0.3862%, down 46.1%), with the versions Ellen, Helen, Helene and Hellen becoming less in vogue. Elena (#121) and Helena (#502) are two of the more trendy names for newborns in this list, and there is a rekindling in baby name usage for Helena. Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of Hellena and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)