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The Name Elena - Origin and Meaning of Elena
  



The Name Elena - Origin and Meaning of Elena


Gender

Feminine

Origin of the Name Elena

Greek

Usage of the Name Elena

Spanish, Italian, Russian, Bulgarian, Slovak, Slovenian, Macedonian, Romanian

Meaning of the Name Elena

The name Elena is a cognate of Helen.

Famous Bearers

Bearers of the name include Elena Cornaro Piscopia (1646 - 1684), an Italian mathematician and the first woman to receive a doctor of philosophy degree; Elena Nicolai (1905 - 1993), a Bulgarian opera singer; Elena Likhovtseva (born 1975), a Russian tennis player; Elena Dementieva (born 1981), a Russian tennis player; Elena Zamolodchikova (born 1982), a Russian Olympic gymnast.

Names Related to Elena

Refer to the list of names related to Helen.
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