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pinWhat does Jelena mean?

Jelena /je-le-na/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name is pronounced ya-LAY-nah, je-LEE-nah. It is of Russian and Greek origin, and the meaning of Jelena is "sun ray". Variant of Helena via Helen.


Jelena has 8 variants: Galina, Jalaina, Jalaine, Jalayna, Jalena, Jelina, Jelka and Yelena.

Jelena has 47 more relations via Helen, Helena: Aileen, Ailene, Alene, Aline, Eileen, Elaina, Elana, Elena, Eleni, Elenora, Ella, Elle, Ellee, Ellen, Ellenora, Ellin, Ellyn, Halina, Helaina, Helaine, Helana, Heleanor, Heleena, Helena, Helenann, Helene, Helenna, Helenore, Helia, Hella, Hellen, Hellena, Hellene, Hellenor, Hellia, Ileana, Ilene, Ilona, Lana, Lena, Leora, Lina, Nelda, Nell, Nelliana, Nellie and Nelly.

Kreatif forms: Jeleda, Jeleja. [more]

pinHow popular is Jelena?

Jelena is a rare given name for women. Jelena is a unique last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of Jelena and associated names. Ella (#17 last year), Elena (#121), Lena (#279), Elaina (#281), Lana (#351), Elle (#395), Helen (#404), Helena (#502), Aileen (#562), Ellen (#656), Eileen (#711), Lina (#767), Nelda, Nell, Nelly, Leora, Nellie, Ilene, Hellen, Helene, Ileana, Elenora, Aline and Alene are the popular variation forms of Jelena (not ranked). Forms like Heleena are uncommon. These girl names were at the height of their popularity during 1910-1919 (usage of 0.5216%) and are now much less popular (usage 0.2898%, down 44.4%), with forms such as Helen, Hellen, Helene, Elenora and Alene becoming somewhat dated. The most trendy girl names among these are Elaina (#281), Lena (#279), Lana (#351), Elena (#121) and Helena (#502), with Helena, Lana and Lena undergoing a rebound in usage. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Aileen, Alene, Aline, Eileen, Elaina in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Elena, Elenora, Ella, Elle, Ellen in U.S.

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

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ilene, Lana, Lena, Leora, Lina in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Nelda, Nell, Nellie, Nelly in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ella, Elle, Ellen, Lena, Lina, Nellie outside U.S.

pinSimilar Names

Jelena is pronounced similarly to Jaelana, Jelani, Jilana, Jolana, Jolena, Jolina, Jolyna, Julena and Julina. Other recommended similar baby names are Celena, Delena, Jeena, Jolene and Selena. These names tend to be more commonly used than Jelena.