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Gender: Female Origin of Alena: Variation of Helen Meaning of Helen: Greek, "bright, shining light" Alena's Popularity in 2017: #634

The name Alena is a girl's name . Alena is ranked #634 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like International Variations of Helen and discussed in our forums with posts like "{girls} love/like/lose: alt. version".

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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Famous People Named Alena

Saint Alena, 6th century Belgian martyr
Alena Shishkova, Russian model
Alena "Alyona" Sergeyevna Kostornaia, Russian figure skater
Alena "Alyona" Dmitrievna Kanysheva, Russian figure skater
Alena Igorevna Leonova, Russian figure skater
Alena Popchanka, Belarusian-French Olympic swimmer
Alena Šeredová, Czech model and actress
Alena "Ája" Vrzáňová, Czech figure skater
Alena Polenská, Czech ice hockey player
Alena Igorevna Zavarzina, Russian snowboarder
Alena Rose Jonas (b. 2014), daughter of American musician Kevin Jonas and wife Danielle

Pop Culture References for the name Alena

Tsarevna Alena, character in the video game "Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the Chosen"
Alena, a main character in Filipino TV series "Encantadia"

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Happy Mama Says:


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