Meaning:tree; light, bright, shining
Plant deep roots and watch baby blossom into a fine young woman with the name Elana, a girl’s name of Hebrew origin that means “tree.” This meaning evokes longevity, beauty, and a connection with the natural world. Additionally, Elena also has Greek roots as a variant of Helena, which means “torch,” “bright,” or “shining.” Whether you’re hoping baby will become as strong and resplendent as a tree, or wish for her to be a bright, shining beacon for others, the name Elana will set baby on a purpose-driven path.
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