What 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 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]
How 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)
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.