"torch; shining light"

Olena Origin and Meaning

The name Olena is girl's name of Russian origin meaning "torch; shining light".
This chic Ukrainian form of Helen is relatively unknown outside of its native country, but it definitely has international appeal. Olia or Olenka are the usual Ukrainian diminutives, but tomboyish Oli or Leni could work too.

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