Helene - Meaning of Helene
[ 3 syll. he-le-ne, hel-ene ] The baby girl name Helene is pronounced as HHeh-LEH-Nah (German) †. Helene is largely used in French, German, Greek, and Scandinavian, and it is derived from Old Greek origins. Helene is a variant transcription of the name Helen (English).
The contracted forms Lena (English, German, Russian, and Scandinavian), Lenia (Russian), Lenya (Russian), and Nelli (English and German), and the diminutive forms Jelka (Hungarian), Leni (German and Spanish), Lenka (Czech, Polish, and Russian), and Leny (German) are variants of the name.
See also the related form, Marie Helene.
Helene is a rare baby name for girls. At the modest peak of its usage in 1914, 0.068% of baby girls were named Helene. It ranked at #230 then. The baby name has since fallen from favor, and is now of infrequent use. In 2018, out of the group of girl names directly related to Helene, Lena was the most commonly used.
Baby names that sound like Helene include Haleema, Halima, Halimah, Halina, Halona, Halyna, Helena, Helina, Helmeen, Helmine, Hilani, Holeene, Hollyanne, Hueleene, Halemano, Halolani, Hualani, Galiana, Hoalohalani, and Halam.
† Pronunciation for Helene: HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"
A famous person named Helene is Filmmaker, Leni Riefenstahl, born Helene Bertha Amalie Riefenstahl, 22 August 1902 - 8 September 2003, Berlin, Germany.