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Helen (Given name)

Helen is a name for girls. The name is a form of Helena and originates from Greece. On our website 6 people with the name Helen rated their name with 4.5 stars(out of 5). So they seem very satisfied! Abroad this is a perfectly fine name. Helen is in the top1000 of most popular names on facebook on position 168. A nickname for Helen is "Hellbell".
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Meaning of Helen

The meaning of Helen is: "Light, one who is bright.".


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Suitable names

Suitable names for a sister of Helen are: Aideen, Lily, Carol, Fiona, Elizabeth. View more suitable names.


Helen occurs in the following categories:
Baby girl names with 5 letters250 namesGirl names beginning with H126 namesGirl names ending in N250 namesNames with positive reactions abroad100 namesPopular girl names in Chili250 names

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Popularity of Helen in the U.S.A.



Helen 55 years old   19-11-2012
Love my name
Helen 30 years old   5-06-2016
I like that it has a greek origin and mythological character. Hard to find cute nicknames for it. I'm happy with it but for a middle name use something with more than 2 syllables.
Helen 22 years old   8-02-2017
I love it and its pretty uncommon.

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