Helen

What does the baby name Helen mean? Learn about what Helen means, its history & origin, popularity in our random name database, pronunciation, similar names, nicknames & spelling variations.


Helen - Name Meaning, Origin & Popularity

Spelling of Helen
H-E-L-E-N, is a 5-letter female given name.
Pronunciation of Helen
HEL-ən
HEL un
Meaning of Helen
Light, torch of light, torchlight, wicker, reed, shoot, torch, basket.
Origin of Helen
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Similar Names, Nicknames, & Spelling Variations of Helen
Alena
Alenor
Alina
Aline
Annora
Eibhlin
Eileen
Elaine
Eleanor
Eleanora
Elena
Eleni
Elenore
Elinor
Elinora
Ella
Ellen
Ellena
Elnora
Enora
Galina
Halina
Helena
Helene
Helenka
Jalana
Jelena
Laine
Lana
Lena
Lenore
Leonora
Leonore
Lina
Nell
Nellie
Nona
Nora
Noreen
Norene
Norina
Norine
Valenka
Yalena
Yelena
Yilina
Popularity of Helen
Helen currently has 556 likes, and is in the top 2% of liked girl's names. The name Cynthia is slightly more popular than Helen.