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pinWhat does Jelena mean?

Jelena /je-le-na/ 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 28 more relations via Helen, Helena: Ailene, Alena, Alene, Elana, Elena, Eleni, Ellen, Halina, Helaina, Helana, Heleen, Heleena, Helena, Helenann, Helene, Helenna, Helia, Hella, Hellen, Hellena, Hellene, Hellia, Ileana, Ilene, Ilona, Leana, Lena and Nelda.

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. Elena (#121 2 years ago), Lena (#279), Helen (#404), Helena (#502), Alena (#617), Ellen (#656), Leana, Ilene, Nelda, Helene, Alene, Hellen and Ileana are the popular variation forms of Jelena (not ranked). Other forms, like Hellena, are uncommon. These relations of Jelena were popular as baby names during 1920-1929 (average #477) and are somewhat less common today (#736, down 49.6%), with forms such as Helen, Alene, Hellen, Helene and Nelda becoming somewhat dated. Helen is the firm favorite, though Elena is now the most fashionable. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Alena, Alene, Elena, Ellen, Helen in U.S.

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

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Leana, Lena, Nelda in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ellen, Lena 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.