US Popularity:917
Meaning:shining light
Invite some light into your life with this classic name. Helena, a Greek girl's name, means "shining light" and is a variant of the names Eleanor and Helen. It offers a youthful sound that's carefully balanced with its old-fashioned feel. As further proof that you have a great sense of style, look to famous bearers of the name like iconic actress Helena Bonham Carter and supermodel Helena Christensen.

Famous People Named Helena

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Helena
    Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

Helena Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Helena is currently #694 on The Bump
Girl:Helena is currently #505 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Helena is currently #917 in U.S. births
Girl:Helena is currently #456 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 17
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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