What does Helen mean?
The meaning of Helen is "light".
Helen is generally used as a girl's name.
It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced He-len.
The Given Name Helen
A special name that is sure to be loved.
Helen is also great as a middle name.
Some famous bearers of this name include: Helen Baxendale, and Helen Hayes.
In contrast, the year before it ranked 420 in baby name popularity for girls with 762 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.
View the Helen Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Helen has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Helen to other names.
Helen Related Names
The names Aileen, Aileene, Ailene, Ailey, Ailia, Ailie, Alene, Eileanora, Eileen, Eileena, Eileene, Eilena, Eilidh, Eilionoir, Elaine, Eleanor, Elen, Elena, Elene, Elenora, Eliina, Elin, Elina, Ellen, Heleen, Ilean, Ileana, Ileanna, Ileen, Ilena, Ilene, Ilenna, Ilona, Jelena, Lean, Olena, Olenka, Olenya, Yelena are all forms of Helen.
- Helen ~ Greek Myth - The fairest woman in world who was carried to Troy by Paris causing the Trojan War., Saint
- Helen Baxendale ~ Actress
- Helen Hayes ~ Actress
- Helen Herron Taft ~ U. S. First Lady (1909-1913)
- Helen Hunt ~ Actress
- Helen Mirren ~ Actress
- Helen of Arcella ~ Saint
- Helen Wills ~ Tennis Player
Helen Name Fun
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