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The name Elena is a female given name. It is pronounced [ el-uh-nuh, uh-ley-nuh; Italian e-le-nah ].[1]

It is a pan-European variation of Helen, which dates to the 12th century. Elena is a Greek moniker that signifies "radiant, gleaming light." This is a lovely name that is frequently connected with brilliance, loveliness, and elegance.[2] Elena was among the most popular female names given to girls in Russia in 2004, and third most popular in North Macedonia in 2006. This name was ranked #53 on the US Popular Names in 2021.[3]

Hurricane Elena went across the Gulf Coast of the United States in late August/early September 1985. The name Elena was then retired and replaced by Erika.

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  1. "Definition of Elena | Dictionary.com". www.dictionary.com. Retrieved 2023-03-17.
  2. "Elena name Meaning and Origin". babys.name. Retrieved 2023-03-17.
  3. "Popular Baby Names". www.ssa.gov. Retrieved 2023-03-17.