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Gender: F 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 "DROP 2, ADD 1!!!! (GIRLS)".

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