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Elena Meaning


What does Elena mean?

The name Elena is of Spanish and Italian origin.

The meaning of Elena is "light".

Elena is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 5 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced E-le-na.

The Given Name Elena

Elena is a form of Helen. See Helen for further details.

The name Elena, has a wonderfully elegant quality.

An auspicious name, it is one that will be admired.

A name that will flow off your tongue.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Elena Duglioli, and Elena Guerra.

Elena Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 66 in baby name popularity for girls with 3,758 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 68 in baby name popularity for girls with 3,873 occurrences. It ranked 12,800 in baby name popularity for boys with 5 occurrences.

The trend's your friend. See how Elena has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Elena Name Popularity Page.

Elena Related Names

Elena is a form of Helen.

Famous Elenas

  • Elena ~ 2 hurricanes, 1 storm
  • Elena Duglioli ~ Saint
  • Elena Guerra ~ Saint
  • Elena of Udine ~ Saint

Elena Numerology

What will your new littleElena be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Elena are often impolite and nocturnal but most of all they are read more >>

Elena Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Elena in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Elena.

Just for fun, see the name Elena in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Elena in Nautical Flags page.