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What does Elene mean?

Elene Pronunciation of Elene as a name for girls is of Greek origin, and the name Elene means "sun ray". Elene is a variant form of Ellen (Greek): originally a respelling of Helen.




VARIANTS Elynn, Elyn, Elon, Ellyn, Ellon, Ellin, Ellene, Elleen, Ellan, Elin, Elen, Elan

OTHER FORMS VIA ELLEN Elena, Eleni, Elenita, Elenyi, Ella, Elle, Ellena, Ellie, Ellina, Elly

(female) Evene, ..

(male) Elege, ..

Elene Sherlyn (E.S.), ..

How popular is Elene?

Elene is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3975 out of 4276, Top 93%) but a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Elene entered the list in 1910-1919 and reached its peak position of #1699 in the U.S. during the years 1920-1929, but is not ranked at the moment. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elene name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Elene outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Prominent alternative forms of Elene appearing in the Top 2000 are Elena (#66 VIA LATEST LIST), Eleni (#1726), Elin (#1186), Ella (#15), Elle (#380), Ellen (#770), Ellena, Ellene, Ellie (#37), Elly (#1603) and Ellyn. Other forms, like Ellon, are uncommon. These forms of Elene were popular with parents a century ago (USAGE OF 1.5%) and are somewhat less widespread today (USAGE 1.1%, 27%), with the version Ellen becoming less fashionable. Elena, Elle and Ellie are three of the more trendy girl names in this list.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elene, Elena, Eleni, Elin, Ella in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elle, Ellen, Ellena, Ellene, Ellie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elly, Ellyn in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Elena, Elin, Ella, Elle, Ellen, Ellie outside U.S.

Similar Names

Elene is alike in pronunciation to Alane, Aleen, Aleine, Alene, Alenne, Aleyne, Allene, Alwyne, Eilene, Eilin, Elaine, Elayne, Eleen, Elian, Elianne, Ellaine, Ilean, Ilene, Iliane, Illene, Oline, Olwenn, Willene, Wilone and Yolane. Other recommended sound-alike names are Blane, Celene, Cleone, Dalene, Delene, Dene, Edee, Eilena, Elana, Elanie, Elbe, Eleana, Elease, Eleena, Eleese, Elenor, Eleri, Elfie, Elfre, Elina, Elise, Elke, Elmena, Elna, Elona, Else, Elsee, Elsie, Elvena, Elvene, Elvie, Elvine, Elyse, Erene, Erlene, Evline, Gene, Glenne, Helene, Irene, Kalene, Mylene, Orlene, Reene, Rolene, Selene, Shene, Talene, Valene and Zelene. These names tend to be less commonly used than Elene.

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