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Gender: Female Pronunciation: eh-LEN-nee Origin of Eleni: Greek variation of Helen Meaning of Helen: Greek, "bright, shining light"

Eleni Origin and Meaning

The name Eleni is a girl's name of Greek origin.

Much more Old World than Elena, very common in Greece.

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Reeldeel123 Says:

2018-01-05T21:17:12

This is a lovely name. It is my first Granddaughters name. Eleni Iris ❤

katinka Says:

2017-03-02T14:15:31

So light, bright and pretty. It really encapsulates its meaning - love this name!

Sandra Reyes Says:

2016-10-28T23:39:47

My 6 year old's name is Eleni I get a ton of compliments I love this name!

RoddyThlayli Says:

2016-04-01T22:29:20

So, so much prettier than Helen (and I actually like Helen).

Analia Says:

2016-04-01T22:09:14

super cute :)

Toronto87 Says:

2015-09-07T12:58:35

I love this name - just added it to my favourite's list. Three syllables is usually longer than I like for girl's names but it's visually such a short name that it doesn't feel frilly.

Yara Says:

2015-07-29T18:01:15

I love the way this name sounds. It's playful, but pretty at the same time.

headintheclouds Says:

2015-05-20T05:45:29

Absolutely lovely. IMO, Eleni is the prettiest version of Elena/Elaine/Helen/Helena etc., it sounds elegant yet also spunky and lively to me, and I love the nickname Leni for this.

SimoneKadele Says:

2015-02-15T02:23:57

This name is stunning :)

Eleni_A Says:

2015-01-21T07:56:04

Oh Wow! What a beautiful name. :) :D