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


Hellen is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Hellen?

Hellen is an English variant of the ancient Greek name Helénē (Ἑλένη). In the Greek mythology, Helénē was the daughter of Zeus and Leda and was considered the most beautiful woman.

What does the name Hellen mean?

Hellen 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 Hellen

Variants of the name Hellen


Popularity of the name Hellen

The name Hellen is ranked #2425 overall.

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