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pinWhat does Olena mean?

Olena /ole-na/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name is of Russian and Greek origin, and the meaning of Olena is "sun ray". Variant of Helen.


Olena has 8 variants: Alena, Elena, Lena, Lenya, Olenya, Olina, Olinia and Olinija.

Olena has 24 more relations via Helen: Ailene, Alene, Aline, Elaina, Elana, Eleni, Elenora, Ella, Ellen, Galina, Halina, Helana, Heleena, Helena, Helene, Helenna, Hellena, Ileana, Ilene, Ilona, Jelena, Lana, Lina and Yelena.

Kreatif forms: Odena, Olela, Olera. [more]

pinHow popular is Olena?

Olena is an uncommonly occurring given name for women but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#89895 out of 150436, Top 60%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Prominent variation forms of Olena (outside Top 1000) rated in the Top 1000 are Alena (#617 a year ago), Alene, Aline, Elaina (#281), Elena (#121), Elenora, Ella (#17), Ellen (#656), Helen (#404), Helena (#502), Helene, Ileana, Ilene, Lana (#351), Lena (#279) and Lina (#767). Forms like Yelena are uncommon. These girl names reached the peak of their popularity during the years 1910-1919 (usage of 0.5002%) and are now significantly less widespread (usage 0.3753%, 25%), with forms like Alene, Aline, Elenora, Helen and Helene falling out of fashion. The most fashionable birth names among these are Alena (#617), Elaina (#281), Elena (#121), Lana (#351) and Lena (#279), and there is a revival in birth name usage for Lana and Lena. Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the girl name Olena and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Alena, Alene, Aline, Elaina, Elena in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Elenora, Ella, Ellen, Helen, Helena in U.S.

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

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

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Olena is alike in pronunciation to Alana, Aleana, Aleena, Alenah, Aleyna, Aliena, Alina, Allena, Alona, Alyna, Eilena, Eleana, Eleena, Elina, Ellena, Elona, Ilana, Ilena, Oleana, Oliana and Yalena. Other recommended similar baby names are Oleda, Oleen, Olenka, Oleta, Olexa, Oline, Olwen, Olwenn and Orlena. These names tend to be more commonly used than Olena.