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Gender: F Meaning of Yelena: "bright, shining one" Origin of Yelena: Russian variation of Helen

One of many exotic versions of this classic.

Famous People Named Yelena

Yelena Isinbayeva, a two-time Olympic champion pole vaulter

Pop Culture References for the Name Yelena

The name of many of Koschei's wives in "Deathless" by Catherynne M. Valente
Yelena Liana Zaltana, protagonist of Maria V. Snyder's "Poison Study" + series

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