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Yelena

Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Yelena mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Yelena

User Submitted Origins

Russian
75%
English
8%
Slavic
8%
Thai
8%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from South Africa says the name Yelena is of English origin and means "Shining bright".
  2. According to a user from France, the name Yelena is of Russian origin and means "Sun".
  3. According to a user from Minnesota, U.S., the name Yelena means "Light".
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Wiktionary

From Russian Еле́на (Jeléna), from Latin Helena, from Ancient Greek Ἑλένη (Helénē).

  1. A Russian female given name from Russian, equivalent to English Helen

Notable Persons Named Yelena

Notable Persons Named Yelena

Helena Blavatsky

Helena was given the name Yelena Petrovna von Hahn by her parent Peter Hahn in 1831 in Dnipropetrovsk. She died on May 8th, 1891.

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Yelena Isinbayeva

Yelena Isinbayeva is an athlete. Yelena was born on June 3rd, 1982 in Volgograd.

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Yelena Belova

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Yelena Produnova

Yelena Produnova is a gymnast. Yelena was born on February 15th, 1980.

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Yelena Borisovna Mizulina

Yelena Borisovna Mizulina is a politician, lawyer, and professor. She has had major accomplishments since 1977. Yelena was born on December 9th, 1954 in Bui, Kostroma Oblast, RSFSR, USSR.

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Yelena Baturina

Yelena Baturina is a founder of inteco, beopen, inteco, and founder ofintecoandbeopen. Yelena was given the name Yelena Nikolayevna Baturina on March 8th, 1963 in Moscow.

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  • Yelena Georgievna Bonner
    Nurse During Wwii
  • Yelena Shushunova
    Gymnast
  • Yelena Välbe
    Athlete
  • Yelena Podkaminskaya
    Theatre Actress
  • Yelena Serova
  • Elena Obraztsova
    Opera Singer
  • Yelena Slesarenko
    Athlete
  • Yelena Khanga
    Television Personality/writer
  • Yelena Ksenofontova
    Actress
  • Yelena Vladimirovna Kondakova
    Politician
  • Yelena Panova
    Actress
  • Yelena Sokolova
  • Yelena Drapeko
    Actress
  • Yelena Romanova
    Athlete

Notable Persons With the Last Name Yelena

Notable Persons With the Last Name Yelena

Yatsura Yelena

Yatsura was born on January 23rd, 1968.

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Fun Facts about the name Yelena

  • How Popular is the name Yelena? Yelena is the 10,044th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Yelena have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,132 babies born with the first name Yelena in the United States. That's more than enough people named Yelena to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Yelena? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1961 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Yelena first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Yelena is Wednesday, August 14th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Yelena born? The highest recorded use of the first name Yelena was in 2008 with a total of 70 babies.
  • Random Yelena Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Yelena is not a popular baby girl's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Florida have the same name in 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Yelena: The name spelled backwards is Aneley. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Eynela. How do you pronounce that?
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