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Gender: Female Pronunciation: yay-LAY-nuh Origin of Jelena: Russian variation of Helen Meaning of Helen: Greek, "bright, shining light"

The name Jelena is a girl's name of Russian origin. Jelena and is often added to lists like Russian Baby Girl Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Girls Makeover - Two Middles".

From the experts:

Pretty, but in this country it might simplify a child's life to use Helena or Elena.

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Famous People Named Jelena

Jelena "Gigi" Noura Hadid, American Model
Jelena Abbou, Serbian-American figure competitor & personal trainer
Jelena Brocic, Serbian singer
Jelena Jankovic, Serbian tennis player
Jelena Karleusa Tosic, Serbian pop star
Jelena Kostov, Serbian singer
Jelena Ana Milcetic aka Helen Merrill, Croatian-American jazz vocalist
Jelena Rozga, Croatian pop star & fashion designer
Jelena Vuckovic, Serbian pop star

Pop Culture References for the name Jelena

"Jelena," couple name of Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber

Galina, Yelena