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What does Yalena mean?

Yalena Pronunciation of Yalena [yale-na] as a girls' name is of Russian and Greek origin, and the meaning of Yalena is "sun ray". Variant of Helen.

Associated with: russian, greek, sun (star).


Yalena has 5 variants: Lenuschka, Lenushka, Lenya, Lenyushka and Yelena.

21 more relations via Helen: Ailene, Alena, Alene, Elana, Elena, Eleni, Ellen, Galina, Halina, Helana, Heleena, Helena, Helene, Helenna, Hellena, Ileana, Ilene, Ilona, Jelena, Lana and Lena.

Creative forms:
(female) Yalera, Yaleya, ..

(male) Yaleca, Yaleen, ..

Middle name pairings:
Yalena Veronica (Y.V.), ..

How popular is Yalena?

Yalena is an unusual first name for women. Yalena is an uncommon surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Yalena (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000 are Ailene, Alena (#596 last year), Alene, Elana (#1522), Elena (#106), Eleni (#1595), Ellen (#705), Helen (#419), Helena (#534), Helene, Ileana, Ilene, Ilona, Lana (#353) and Lena (#272). These forms of Yalena reached the top of their popularity during the years 1900-1909 (average #1043) and have become significantly less conventional since (#1206, 92.4%), with versions like Ellen becoming less stylish. Alena, Elena and Lana are three of the more fashionable girl names here. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ailene, Alena, Alene, Elana, Elena in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eleni, Ellen, Helen, Helena, Helene in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ileana, Ilene, Ilona, Lana, Lena in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Yalena is alike in pronunciation to Alana, Aleana, Aleena, Alenah, Aleyna, Aliena, Alina, Allana, Allena, Allina, Allona, Allyna, Alona, Alyna, Eilona, Eleana, Elina, Ellena, Ellina, Ellona, Elona, Ilena, Illeana, Olena and Olina. Other suggested similar names are Adalena, Analena, Arlena, Cadena, Calen, Carena, Celena, Dalena, Dalenna, Dalina, Darlena, Delena, Galea, Galen, Galiena, Galyena, Jalea, Jalena, Jolena, Kaleena, Kalen, Kalina, Karena, Katena, Lavena, Makena, Malea, Maleia, Malena, Malina, Marena, Maxena, Milena, Nalea, Ravena, Saleena, Sarena, Selena, Shalena, Sylena, Talea, Tarena, Valeda, Valena, Valera, Valeta, Yamina, Yanna, Yaryna and Yasmena. These names tend to be more frequently used than Yalena.

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