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Lena meaning, origin, history

Name: Lena No. of characters: 4 Gender: GirlOrigin: Old Greek Hebrew Swedish Norwegian Danish German Polish Russian English Italian Portuguese
How to pronounce Lena léna What does my name mean?
Meanings: Light Pledge Bright One Moonlight Variant of Helen Palm Tree Sun-ray and Moonlight Torch Short form of Helene (meaning: the Shining) and Magdalene (meaning: the native of Magdala). In Germany, since the end of the 20th century very fashionable. Known by Georg Büchner's comedy "Leonce and Lena" (1836).

Lena was ranked 650 in 1975 list of US boys name and dropped by 0.15% from its previous ranking of 649 in 1973. Lena was ranked 266 in 2015 US female names list and elevated by 2.56% from its previous ranking of 273 in 2014.

Full form of Lena : Lively Enterprising Noble Altruistic

Lena is a very very popular first name for a girl in England & Wales which is popular since 2011 and ranked 129 in 2014. Around 2774 people wear Lena as their first name. Lena is a rare first name for a girl in England & Wales which is a rare name since 1996 and ranked 129 in 2014. Only 2774 people have Lena as their first name. Lena is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Lena is a very very popular first name for a girl in United States which is popular since 1880 and ranked 266 (0.029152% bearer) in 2015 in US. Around 135184 people wear Lena as their first name. Lena is a rare first name for a boy in United States which is a rare name since 1888 and ranked 266 (0.029152% bearer) in 2015 in US. Only 135184 people have Lena as their first name. Lena is not a native United States and Lena may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. 0.037816% of people in US have this given name.

Complete history of Lena
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Expression number of Lena is 5.

Lena love adventure, excitement and freedom. Lena are clever, quick-witted and unusually adaptable. Lena are capable of doing anything they wish for.

Names that rhyme with Lena Aamena, Abena, Adaleena, Adalena, Adeena, Adelena, Adena, Adilena, Adlena, Adreena, Adrena, Adriena, Agena, Ahleena, Ahlena, Aileena, Ailena, Ajena, Akeena, AkenaFamous people named Lena
Maddalena Corvaglia in Balls of Steel as
Milena Maric in Episode #1.1 as Actress
Milena Torres in Isa TKM as Actress
Lena Cordina in Last Call as Producer
Sari Raissa Lluch Dalena in Ka Oryang as Director
Kalena Bojko in Lucky Luke as Actress
Sarah Elena Timpe in Hammer as Actress
Yelena Schieffer in Private Black Label 3: Indecency as Actress
Elena Proklova in Mimino as Actress
Ana Bolena in Rebelde as Actress
Lena Olin, actress
Lena Ackebo, writer
Lena Adrianna, actress
Names like Lena Len, Lena, Lenaïc, Lenaïck, Lenaïk, Lenabelle, Lenae, Lenah, Lenai, Lenalee, Lenamae, Lenamarie, Lenar, Lenard, Lenardo, Lenasia, Lenay, Lenaya, Lenayah, Lenci
Lena Namesakes Comments :Lena is the short form of various female name as Elena, Magdalena and Helena (see Lena (first name) ). Lena is a feminine name, popular in the Slavic and Scandinavian; usamodzielnione diminutive of the Greek Ἑλένη (pol. Helena ) or Μαγδαληνή (pol. Magdalena ). In Poland, a form of wording Lena is listed since 1418 the year, as a derivative of the female name Helena or men's - Lenard (can also Lenida, Leon ). In Poland, you can also meet the crushing thus names Milena and Marlena, Eleonora and Leonia. This name is still carried by about 37,000 French. However, it is a common surname in the countries of northern Europe for several decades. It should also be noted that the trend of this name is rising. The Lena become famous thanks to the character played by Marie Dubois in the film by François Truffaut , Shoot the Piano Player. - Tomeka Spicer
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Other variants of Lena :Shelena Helena Helene Elaine Maialen Magdalene Elena Magdalena Magdalina Jelena Jela Jelica Jelka Magda Majda Manda Magdaléna Alena Lenka Heleen Madelon Heleentje Leena Eliina Elina Matleena Ella Heleena Heli Malin Hélène Madeleine Magali Madeline Magalie Elene Eleni Helen Heléna Magdolna Duci Léan Madailéin Elīna Helēna Jeļena Ileana Mădălina Ilinca Lenuța Alenka Malena Olena Lesya Elen Elin  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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