Alena - girls name

Alena name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 80%

Alena name meaning:

The name Alena is of Slavic origin and is predominantly used for girls. It is a variation of the name Helen, which has Greek roots and means "light" or "torch". Alena is a beautiful and elegant name that carries a sense of brightness and illumination.

Girls named Alena are often described as intelligent, creative, and confident individuals. They have a natural ability to bring light into any situation and have a positive influence on those around them. Alenas are often seen as warm and caring, with a friendly and approachable demeanor. They have a strong sense of justice and are not afraid to speak up for what they believe in.

In conclusion, the name Alena holds the meaning of light and torch, symbolizing brightness and illumination. It is a name that brings to mind intelligence, creativity, and confidence. Girls named Alena often possess these qualities and have a positive impact on the people they interact with.

Origin: Greek

Form of Helen. Bright one.

Related names

Helen , Aleen , Aleena , Alena , Alene, Aline , Allena, Allene, Calina, Eileen , Elaina , Elan , Elayna , Eleonora , Eleonore , Elinor , Ellaine, Ellayne, Elleen, Ellena , Ellene, Ellyn , Elynn, Helaine, Helena , Helene, Helli, Kirochka, Leana , Leann, Leanna , Leeann, Leeanne, Leianna, Leyda, Loyda, Lyda, Olena, Yalenchka, Yalens, Yelena

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Overall UK ranking: 1128 out of 5581

30 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Alena

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