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


Helene is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Helene?

Helene is a German and Scandinavian form of the name Helen, which is of Greek origin.

What does the name Helene mean?

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

Pronunciation of Helene

Variants of the name Helene


Popularity of the name Helene

The name Helene is ranked #1747 overall.

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