♀ Name Alena – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Alena

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Alena is a ♀ female name.

Origin of Alena

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

Meaning of Alena

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

Alternate spelling of Alena

Allena Aléna

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