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Name Helene

Meaning:the brightTools:

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About the name Helene in particular

Gender:female
Languages of use:German, Scandinavian
Diminutives:Jelka, Leni, Lenka, Leny
Short forms:Lena, Lenia, Lenya, Nelli
US 2013 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Hélène, Helen, Helena, Selene, Alene, Arlene, Belen, Belén, Celine, Celine     Details
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About Helen, the group of names with the same origin as Helene

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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SeriesRankings
France2002 164
Germany/Frankfurt2012 242011 28,  2010 30,  2007 29
Norway2012 67,  2011 53,  2010 52,  2009 52,  2008 29,  2007 35,  2006 28,  2005 21,  2004 23,  2003 16,  2002 21,  2001 19,  2000 20,  1999 16,  1998 11,  1997 11
Switzerland1997 307
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