Other Origin(s):Greek
Meaning:Sun ray; Shining light; Sun
A variant of the popular name Helena, Hellena is a timeless feminine name of Latin origin. Meaning "sun ray" or "shining light," it can be a constant reminder to baby of how bright they shine. As a variant of Helen, Hellena boasts Greek roots and is related to the Greek hêlios meaning "sun." Hellena's modern spelling gives this moniker a lovely new lease of life while still paying homage to its history and popularity as Helena in Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream or Helen in Greek mythology as Helen of Troy.
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