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Name Helen

Meaning:maybe the torchTools:

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Gender:female
Languages of use:English
US 2015 rank:#419     ... 417:Freya, 418:Macie, 419:Helen, 420:Bethany, 421:Leia ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Belen, Belén, Elen, Helena, Helene, Hélène, Hellen, Adelen, Ailén, Alen     Details
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About Helen, the group of names with the same origin as Helen

Meaning/translation:maybe the torch
Language of origin:Old Greek
Info about origin:in Greek mythology Helen is the daughter of Zeus and Leda; her kidnapping was the cause of the Trojan war
 the origin of the name is uncertain; possibly related to Old Greek helene (torch)
Words:helene = the torch  Old Greek
Topics:Greek mythology
Variants' top ranks:1:Lena Austria 2006,  1:Jelena Montenegro 2011,  2:Helena Finland 2014,  2:Elena Romania 2014,  2:Elin Sweden 2002,  4:Ilona Hungary 2014,  5:Ellen Armenia 2010,  6:Lenka Czechia 2015,  6:Elen Armenia 2012,  8:Helen England+Wales 1974
Somehow related to:Eleonora
Name variants:Alenka, Aliona, Alyona, Elaina, Elaine, Élaine, Elayna, Elen, Elena, Eleni, Elenia, Elenie, Elin, Elín, Elina, Elle, Ellen, Helen, Helena, Helene, Hélène, Hellen, Ileana, Ilena, Ilka, Ilke, Illona, Ilona, Ilonka, Jela, Jelena, Jelka, Lainey, Laney, Leena, Lena, Léna, Leni, Lenia, Lenio, Lenja, Lenka, Lenna, Leny, Lenya, Nelli   Sortable list   Details
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England+Wales decadesGraph1994 80,  1984 21,  1974 8,  1964 81954 22,  1944 45,  1934 63,  1924 62,  1914 60,  1904 57
Sweden prevalence 2014 39
Switzerland 1997 446
USA decadesGraph1990-1999 315,  1980-1989 324,  1960-1969 136
USA prevalence 1990 15
USA yearlyGraph2015 419,  2014 404,  2013 409,  2012 402,  2011 427,  2010 437,  2009 388,  2008 370,  2007 349,  2006 347,  2005 333,  2004 364,  2003 391,  2002 340,  2001 344,  2000 345,  1999 356,  1998 349,  1997 344,  1996 312,  1995 325,  1994 321,  1993 307
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