Name Alena Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Alena


Alena is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Alena?

Alena is a short form of the biblical name Magdalena, but also a Slavic diminutive of Helena. In Russia, Alena derived from Alexandra and Jelena.

What does the name Alena mean?

Alena means “of Magdala” with Magdala meaning “tower” (from Magdalena), “torch”, “beautiful”, “light”, “bright” and “shining” (from Helena or Jelena) and “defending men” (from Alexandra).

Pronunciation of Alena

Variants of the name Alena

Allena Aléna

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Popularity of the name Alena

The name Alena is ranked #1208 overall.

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