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Name Helena

Meaning:the brightTools:

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About the name Helena in particular

Gender:female
Languages of use:German, Portuguese, Dutch, Scandinavian, Finnish, Polish
Diminutives:Alenka
Topics:Asteroid 101 Helena, diameter 65.84 km, period 23.080 years
Saints:Helena
US 2013 rank:#549     ... 547:Evelynn, 548:Selah, 549:Helena, 550:Blake, 551:Virginia ...     Full US 2013 list
Similarly written:Elena, Helen, Helene, Hélène, Jelena, Selena, Alena, Alena, Arlena, Belana     Details
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About Helen, the group of names with the same origin as Helena

Meaning/translation:the bright
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 name of the Greek sun good Helios has the same roots
Words:helene = the torch, the brightness, the sunray  Old Greek
Topics:Greek mythology
Variants' top ranks:1:Lena Austria 2006,  2:Elin Sweden 2002,  3:Elena Switzerland/German 2011,  8:Helen England+Wales 1974,  11:Helene Norway 1997,  18:Ellen Sweden 2012,  18:Helena Austria/Vienna 2012,  18:Elaine England+Wales 1954,  23:Elina Switzerland/German 2013,  25:Nelli Finland/Finnish 2012
Somehow related to:Eleonora
Name variants:Alenka, Aliona, Alyona, Elaina, Elaine, Élaine, Elayna, Elena, Eleni, Elenie, Elin, Elín, Elina, Elle, Ellen, Helen, Helena, Helene, Hélène, Hellen, Ileana, Ilena, Ilka, Ilke, Illona, Ilona, Ilonka, Jela, Jelena, Jelka, Lainey, Laney, Lena, Léna, Leni, Lenia, Lenio, Lenja, Lenka, Leny, Lenya, Nelli   Sortable list   Details
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USA decades1990-1999 805
USA yearly2013 549,  2012 560,  2011 587,  2010 5332009 572
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