Popularity:24303
Origin:Greek
Meaning:Shining light, sunray
Introducing a name that will light up baby's world—Helana! This respelling of classic Helena and Helen means "shining light" or "sunray." It takes after a true beauty of Greek mythology, Helen of Troy. This daughter of Zeus was known far and wide for her unforgettable looks, and it was her abduction that led to the Trojan War. Her husband, Menelaus, never gave up on rescuing his darling Helen, and his devotion continues to inspire. The beauty of Helana lies in its perfect balance of youth, timeless elegance, and sophistication. Baby will also have plenty of role models to look up to, from actress Helena Bonham Carter to celebrated trailblazer Helen Keller.
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