Helena

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

Helena is a ♀ female name.

Origin of Helena

Helena is a Latin variant of the ancient Greek name Helénē / Ἑλένη. In the Greek mythology, Helena was the daughter of Zeus and Leda and was considered the most beautiful woman.

Meaning of Helena

Helena means “torch” (from ancient Greek “helánē/ἑλάνη”) and “beautiful”, “light”, “bright” and “shining” (from ancient Greek “hēlios/ἥλιος” = sun/sunlight/sunshine).

Pronunciation of Helena

Alternate spelling of Helena

Hélèna

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Name Statistic: Helena is ranked #700 overall

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  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 2150
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 475
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 1500
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 1396
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 419
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 1116
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 1530
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 3212
  • 🇫🇷 France: 1338
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 2000
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 2331
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 8396
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 2331
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 1248
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 3100
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 2881
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 2178
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 1533

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