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Helen Meaning and Origin

Helen is English, Latin given name meaning shining light.

Helen is a name that's been used by parents who are considering girl baby names.

Helen is currently #440 on the baby names popularity charts in the U.S. in 2021.

Famous people named Helen are Helen Oyeyemi, Helen Darling, Helen Wills.

Helen is a 5 letters name with 2 syllables.

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Helen name meaning

shining light

Helen name origin

English Latin

Name facts

5 letter name and 2 syllables

Popularity

Helen is ranked #440 most popular baby girl name in 2021

Gender chart

In 2021, 100% of babies named Helen were girls

Name popularity in the US

This graph illustrates how many babies were named Helen in the US

Name popularity in Canada

This graph illustrates how many babies were named Helen in Canada

Celebrities named Helen

Helen Oyeyemi (Literature)
Helen Darling (Basketball)
Helen Wills (Tennis)
Helen Gourlay Cawley (Tennis)
Helen Fletcher Barker (Tennis)
Helen Jacobs (Tennis)
Helen Kelesi (Tennis)
Helen Wills Moody (Tennis)
Helen Rihbany (Tennis)
Helen (Mythology)
The Incredibles (Movies)
Helen Blackwood ()
Helen Bowater ()
Helen Tobias-Duesberg ()

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Helen - FAQ

What is the meaning of the name Helen?
The meaning of the name Helen is shining light.
What is the origin of the name Helen?
The origin of the name Helen is English Latin .
Is Helen a girl or boy name?
The name Helen is a feminine name. According to our statistics, 0.00% of babies called Helen were boys, 100.00% of babies called Helen were girls.
What is the popularity of the name Helen?
According to statistics, Helen is ranked 440th most popular girl name in the US, in 2021.
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