Helena Name Meaning and Origin

Helena is a Girl name. The name is originated from ‘Greek’ origin. The baby name Helena means “Torch Of Light”.


Helena Origin:

Origin of the name is: “Greek”



Helena is a Girl name.



The pronunciation of the name is: “he + LE + nah”


Helena Name Meaning:

Helena is a Latinate form of Helen. Helen originates in Greek language and means “torch of light”. She was a daughter of Zeus, described as a beautiful woman. In Greek mythology, Helen is a famous figure, known as Helen of Troy.



It is a Christian baby name.





Variations or similar name:

Hellena, Hellenna, Helenna


Famous people with this name:

Saint Helena (born Flavia Iulia Helena Augusta), Consort of Roman Emperor Constantius Chlorus and mother of Constantine the Great;

Helena Augusta Victoria; Princess of the U.K., Princess Christian of Schleswig-Holstein, daughter of Queen Victoria;

Helena Victoria (Victoria Louise Sophia Augusta Amelia Helena), Princess of Schleswig-Holstein, granddaughter of Queen Victoria;

Helena, Princess of Waldeck and Pyrmont (Helene Friederike Auguste), Duchess of Albany; daughter-in-law of Queen Victoria;

Helena Adelaide, Princess of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glucksburg (Helene Adelheid Viktoria Marie), Princess of Denmark;

Helena of Nassau (Helene Wilhelmine Henriette Pauline Marianne von Nassau-Weilburg), Princess consort of Waldeck and Pyrmont;

Helena, Princess of Waldeck and Pyrmont (Helene Bathildis Charlotte Maria Friederike), Hereditary Grand Duchess of Oldenburg;

Helena Bonham Carter, English actress;

Helena Devereux, American educator;

Helena Dow, American Olympic fencer;

Helena Modjeska, Polish-American actress;

Helena Christensen, Danish model ;

Chaja “Helena” Rubinstein, Polish-American beauty mogul;

Helena Mattsson, Swedish actress ;

Helena Suková, Czech tennis player;

Helena Petrovna Blavatsky, Russian philosopher;

Helena Ivanovna Roerich, Russian philosopher;

(Anni) Helena Takalo, Finnish Olympic cross country skier;

Helena, queen of Adiabene in the First Century A.D.;

Eleni “Elena/Helena” Paparizou, Greek-Swedish singer;

Helena Teresa Goralska, Polish politician and economist ;

Helena Majdaniec, Polish singer ;

Halina Poświatowska (born Helena Myga), Polish poet ;

Helena Pilejczyk, Polish skater ;

Helena (born Felicja, pseudonym Lena) Wolińska, Polish politician and communist activist;

Helena Grace Rutherford Girsch (b. 2009), daughter of American actress Kelly Rutherford;

Helena Clementine (br. 2019), daughter of singers Flo Morrissey and Benjamin Clementine.




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