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What does Ilena mean?

Ilena Pronunciation of Ilena [ile-na] as a name for girls is of English origin. Ilena is an alternate spelling of Ilene (English): modern version of Aileen (Greek) "light".


4 different relations via Ilene: Ila, Ilean, Ileen and Ileene.

Creative forms:
(female) Ileian, Ilema, ..

(male) Ileia, Ilein, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ilena Emalee (I.E.), ..

How popular is Ilena?

Ilena is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Ilena is an equivalently uncommon last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Ilena (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000 are Ila (#1184 in recent rankings), Ilean, Ileen and Ilene. Usage of these forms of Ilena was at its peak during the years 1920-1929 (usage of 0.06%) and is now much reduced (usage 0.01%, 87% less), with forms such as Ila becoming less in vogue. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ila, Ilean, Ileen, Ilene in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Ilena is alike in pronunciation to Alaina, Alanna, Alena, Aleyna, Alina, Allana, Allona, Alona, Alonna, Alyna, Elana, Elanah, Eleana, Eliana, Elina, Elona, Elyana, Ilana, Ileana, Ilianna, Illeana, Illeanna, Illona, Ilona and Ilonna. Other suggested similar names are Abena, Alzena, Arlena, Avena, Buena, Celena, Cleona, Colena, Dalena, Dena, Drena, Elmena, Flana, Galena, Geena, Gleana, Glenna, Helena, Idina, Ilane, Ileane, Ilima, Ilisa, Ilka, Illene, Illia, Ilone, Ilonka, Ilsa, Ilysa, Ioana, Iona, Iren, Irena, Irenka, Irina, Iryna, Ivana, Jaena, Jalena, Julena, Keena, Lena, Neena, Nena, Reena, Talena, Teena, Valena and Vena. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ilena.

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