Helen: Meaning of baby name Helen

Pronunciation: [He-len]

Gender of Helen: Female

Meaning of Helen: Light

Origin of Helen: Greek

Helen is classic Greek name, she was the daughter of Zeus, the wife of the Spartan king, her abduction sparked the Trojan war. The meaning of Helen is "light; torch; bright". Also the capital city of the U.S. State of Montana and the county seat of Lewis and Clark County.

Variant Forms:

ElainaShining Light. Variant Of Helen.FemaleFrench
EleanorShining Light. Variant Of Helen.FemaleFrench
ElenaShining Light. Variant Of Helen.FemaleSpanish
ElinorShining Light. Variant Of Helen.FemaleEnglish
EllaBeautiful FairyFemaleEnglish
ElleAbbreviation Of Eleanor And Ellen. Beautiful FairyFemaleEnglish
EllieAbbreviation Of Eleanor And Ellen.FemaleEnglish
EllyAbbreviation Of Eleanor And Ellen.FemaleEnglish
GalinaBright One HELENKAFemaleRussian
HelaineVariant Of Helen. In Mythology The Abduction Of Zeus's Mortal Daughter Helen Sparked The Trojan War.FemaleFrench
HelenaVariant Of Helen. In Mythology The Abduction Of Zeus's Mortal Daughter Helen Sparked The Trojan War.FemaleEnglish
LenaName Suffix.FemaleEnglish
Nelda"From The Elder Trees."FemaleAnglo
NellAbbreviation Of Eleanor Shining Light.FemaleEnglish
NellieAbbreviation Of Eleanor Shining Light.FemaleEnglish
NellyAbbreviation Of Eleanor Shining Light.FemaleEnglish

Famous People Named Helen:

Helena Christensen is a famous model and photographer and has walked the ramps for brands like ‘Victoria’s Secret Angel’.

Helena Bonham Carter is a talented British actress.

Helen Keller was the very first (read historical) deaf and blind person to attain a Bachelor of Arts degree and make her own mark as a writer and orator.

Helen Hunt is an Academy Award winning actress best known for her role in ‘As Good as it gets’.

Helen Carter was an American singer, guitarist and songwriter, known for performing with her mother and sisters in ‘The Carter Family Band’.

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