Gender: Female Origin of Alena: Variation of Helen Meaning of Helen: Greek, "bright, shining light" Alena's Popularity in 2018: #736

The name Alena is a girl's name . Alena is ranked #736 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like International Variations of Helen and discussed in our forums with posts like "Rate the Previous Signature!".

From the experts:

Alena is a modern variant of Helen. Alena might also be a spelling twist on the Slavic Alina or a long form of Lena.

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Happy Mama Says:


This is such a beautiful name. I like how it is different. It means Light :)