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


Hélène is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Hélène?

Hélène is a French variant of the name Helen, which derived from the ancient Greek name Helénē (Ἑλένη).

What does the name Hélène mean?

Hélène means “torch” (from ancient Greek “helénē/ἑλένη”) and “beautiful”, “light”, “bright” and “shining” (from ancient Greek “hēlios/ἥλιος” = sun/sunlight/sunshine). Hélène is as well derived from ancient Greek “selēnē/σελήνη” meaning “moon”.

Pronunciation of Hélène

Variants of the name Hélène


Popularity of the name Hélène

The name Hélène is ranked #2805 overall.

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