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What does Olenya mean?

Olenya Pronunciation of Olenya [olenya] as a girls' name. Olenya means "sun ray". Olenya is a version of Olena (Russian, Greek): form of Helen.

Associated with: sun.


7 alternative forms via Olena: Alena, Elena, Lena, Lenya, Olina, Olinia and Olinija.

Creative forms:
(female) Oleya, Olinya, ..

(male) Olezio, ..

Middle name pairings:
Olenya Faigy (O.F.), ..

How popular is Olenya?

Olenya is an uncommon given name for females. Olenya is an equally rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Elena (#106 from recent data), Lena (#272), Alena (#596) and Olena are the prominent related forms of Olenya (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Olinia, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Olenya was common 125 years ago (median #984) and is somewhat less today (#743, 26.5% less usage). Elena is more widely used than the rest, though Alena has become popular as well over time, while Lena has become less popular. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alena, Elena, Lena, Olena in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Elena, Lena outside U.S.

Similar Names

Olenya is alike in pronunciation to Elna. Other recommended names are Aenya, Alenka, Deenya, Elenyi, Fenya, Geenya, Genya, Glenda, Glenna, Glenys, Ilena, Kenya, Ogenya, Oleana, Oleda, Oleen, Oleesa, Oleisa, Olenka, Olesia, Oleta, Oletha, Oletta, Olevia, Olexa, Oliana, Olianna, Olinda, Oline, Olivya, Olwen, Olwenn (see Olwen), Olwyn, Olynda, Orlena, Veenya, Zeenya, Zelenya and Zenya. These names tend to be more frequently used than Olenya.

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