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


Lena is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Lena?

Lena is a short form of several names, e.g. Magdalena, Jelena or Helena.

What does the name Lena mean?

Lena means “torch”, “beautiful”, “light”, “bright” and “shining” (from Helena or Jelena) and “of Magdala” (from Magdalena).

Pronunciation of Lena

Variants of the name Lena


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Popularity of the name Lena

The name Lena is ranked #92 overall. It is very popular with parents-to-be and is often chosen as a baby name.

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