US Popularity:1567
Meaning:Tower; Woman from Magdala
This Russian girl's name means "tower" and is of Greek and Latin origin. Alena is a variant of Helen or Magdalena, and a form of Alina, Allena, and Olena. The name Magdalena means "woman from Magdala," while magdala means "tower" in Hebrew. This name has gone up and down in popularity over the decades but has never gone out of style, so you can give baby a name that'll stand above the rest.

Alena Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Alena is currently #1140 on The Bump
Girl:Alena is currently #512 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Alena is currently #1567 in U.S. births
Girl:Alena is currently #606 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 129
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • 100,000+ Baby Names by Bruce Lansky, pg. 73

  • Behind the Name, Alena(1), June 2023

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