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Yelena meaning and name origin

Yelena \ye-le-na\ as a girl's name has the meaning "sun ray" and is a variant of Helen (Greek), mythology: the abduction of Zeus's mortal daughter, Helen of Troy, resulted in the Trojan War. Also a variant of Jelena (Russian, Greek): variant of Helena via Helen. Yelena is also used as a variant of Yalena (Russian, Greek).

Yelena has 6 variant forms: Elaina, Elana, Elena, Eleni, Ileana, Ilona.

Yelena is also pronounced similarly to Alena, Allena, Eilena, Ellena, Ilena, Olena and Yllona. Other suggested similar baby names are Celena, Delena, Helena and Selena.

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Popularity of Yelena

Yelena is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3593 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

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