Helen meaning, origin, history

Name: Helen No. of characters: 5 Gender: GirlOrigin: English Greek Mythology (Anglicized) Old Greek
How to pronounce Helen hélén What does my name mean? Meanings: Torch, Sun Ray, Shining Light, Wicker, Reed, Shoot, Basket, Most Beautiful Woman in the World, A Lady Attending on Imogen, The Bright One, Moon, Moon Elope,

Helen was ranked 851 in 2004 list of US boys name and dropped by 10.52% from its previous ranking of 770 in 1994. Helen was ranked 386 in 2015 list of US girls name and dropped by 2.93% from its previous ranking of 375 in 2014.

Full form of Helen : Honorable Excitable Lonely Extroverted Nationalistic

Helen is a very very popular first name for a girl in England & Wales which is popular since 1996 and ranked 763 in 2014. Around 2850 people wear Helen as their first name. Helen is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Helen is a very very popular first name for a girl in United States which is popular since 1880 and ranked 386 (0.019107% bearer) in 2015 in US. Around 1019790 people wear Helen as their first name. Helen is a rare first name for a boy in United States which is a rare name since 1881 and ranked 386 (0.019107% bearer) in 2015 in US. Only 1019790 people have Helen as their first name. Helen is not a native United States and Helen may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. 0.285270% of people in US have this given name.

Complete history of Helen
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Expression number of Helen is 8.

Helen has the potential to attain power and authority in their life. Helen are skilled and efficient who enjoys rivalries and Helen does not back away from working hard to achieve what they have resolved in their mind

Names that rhyme with Helen Adalen, Addylen, Adilen, Adlen, Adylen, Ailen, Alen, Allen, Anabelen, Arlen, Ashlen, Avelen, Ayelen, Aylen, Bailen, Balen, Baylen, Belen, Bethellen, BilenFamous people named Helen
Helen Gandy, American civil servant who was the secretary to Federal Bureau of Investigation director J. Edgar Hoover
Helen Traubel, American dramatic soprano
Helen Cohan, American dancer and film actress
Helen Frankenthaler, American Abstract Expressionist painter
Helen Doron, British linguist and educator, known worldwide for having developed the English language educational method
Helen Ferguson, American actress later turned publicist
Helen Silvers in Lucy Is Jealous of Girl Singer as Actress
Helene Nickerson in Double Trouble as Actress
Marie-Hélène Cousineau in Le jour avant le lendemain as Director
Helena Dvoráková in Stinu neuteces as Actress
Helen Laser in Life Vest Inside: Kindness Boomerang as Actress
Helen Christinson in Sisters of War as Actress
Hélène Ségara in Episode dated 29 March 2015 as
Helen Caldwell in Sliding Doors as Stunts
Hélène Default in Liaisons à domicile as Actress
Helen Du Toit in Edwin Boyd as Producer
Helen Hunt, actress,producer,director
Helen Mirren, actress,director,producer
Helen Slater, actress,writer
Helen Shaver, actress,director,producer
Helen Vita, actress,writer
Helen P. Butler, costume department,costume designer
Helen Aberson, writer
Helen Achtermann, costume designer,costume department
Helen Adam, actress
Helen Adams, actress
Helen Adie, actress
Names like Helen Related Names: Hela, Heladio, Helaena, Helaes, Helain, Helaina, Helaine, Helal, Helam, Helaman, Helan, Helana, Helane, Helarabi, Helarbi, Helayna, Helayne, Heldana, Helder, HeleanaComments :Helen is a first name Anglo-Saxon equivalent to Hélène French. Helene is a form of " Helena "; qv to meaning and variants. Breton : Elena Bulgarian : Елена ( Elena ) Czech : Helena, Ilona Croatian : Helena, Jelena, Elena Danish : Helena, Helene, Elin Estonia : Helena Finnish : Eliina, Elina, Heleena, Helena, Ilona French : Hélène Welsh : Elen, Elin Georgian : ელენე ( Elene ) Ancient Greek : Ἑλένη ( Helene ) Male: Ἕλενος ( Helenos ) Modern Greek : Ελένη ( Eleni ) English : Helen, Helena, Ellen, Hellen Irish : Lean Latin : Helena Latvian : Helēna, Jelena, Ilona Lithuanian : Elena, Ilona Macedonian : Елена ( Elena ) Norwegian : Helena, Helene, Elin Dutch : Heleen, Helena Polish : Helena, Ilona Portuguese : Helena Romanian : Elena, Ileana Russian : Елена ( Elena ) Serbia : Јелена ( Jelena ) Slovak : Helena Slovenian : Helena, Jelena, Elena Spanish : Elena, Ileana, Iliana Swedish : Elina German : Helena, Helene, Elene, Ilona Ukrainian : Олена ( Olena ) Hungarian : Heléna, Ilona - Ruthanne Cowgill Popularity of Helen

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Other variants of Helen :Shelena Helena Helene Elaine Elena Jelena Jela Jelka Alena Lenka Elin Eli Ella Lena Lene Heleen Heleentje Leena Eliina Elina Heleena Heli Hélène Elene Leni Eleni Heléna Léan Ileana Elīna Helēna Jeļena Ilinca Lenuța Yelena Alyona Alenka Olena Lesya Elen  English Boy Names :  A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
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