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Elena

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20k Elaina (Greek)
8k Elana (Spanish)
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< 1k Elani (American)

How popular is the baby name Elena in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 8 8 0
1881 5 5 0
1884 10 10 0
1885 7 7 0
1886 11 11 0
1887 7 7 0
1888 15 15 0
1889 11 11 0
1890 11 11 0
1891 17 17 0
1892 15 15 0
1893 17 17 0
1894 27 27 0
1895 25 25 0
1896 25 25 0
1897 18 18 0
1898 22 22 0
1899 23 23 0
1900 23 23 0
1901 29 29 0
1902 37 37 0
1903 23 23 0
1904 40 40 0
1905 34 34 0
1906 40 40 0
1907 43 43 0
1908 57 57 0
1909 50 50 0
1910 65 65 0
1911 84 84 0
1912 83 83 0
1913 116 116 0
1914 132 132 0
1915 164 164 0
1916 166 166 0
1917 162 162 0
1918 188 188 0
1919 175 175 0
1920 177 177 0
1921 212 212 0
1922 206 206 0
1923 211 211 0
1924 213 213 0
1925 213 213 0
1926 231 231 0
1927 242 242 0
1928 251 251 0
1929 213 213 0
1930 218 218 0
1931 176 176 0
1932 200 193 7
1933 178 178 0
1934 164 164 0
1935 130 130 0
1936 150 150 0
1937 149 149 0
1938 154 154 0
1939 127 127 0
1940 135 135 0
1941 198 198 0
1942 205 205 0
1943 224 224 0
1944 224 224 0
1945 216 216 0
1946 241 241 0
1947 256 256 0
1948 281 281 0
1949 266 266 0
1950 258 258 0
1951 267 267 0
1952 276 276 0
1953 315 315 0
1954 335 335 0
1955 411 411 0
1956 346 346 0
1957 403 403 0
1958 440 440 0
1959 397 397 0
1960 432 432 0
1961 399 399 0
1962 420 420 0
1963 483 483 0
1964 508 508 0
1965 457 457 0
1966 527 527 0
1967 518 518 0
1968 475 475 0
1969 518 518 0
1970 505 505 0
1971 518 511 7
1972 491 485 6
1973 434 434 0
1974 544 544 0
1975 518 518 0
1976 527 527 0
1977 540 540 0
1978 573 573 0
1979 629 629 0
1980 631 631 0
1981 661 656 5
1982 620 614 6
1983 563 563 0
1984 542 542 0
1985 729 722 7
1986 644 638 6
1987 591 591 0
1988 617 610 7
1989 734 722 12
1990 760 755 5
1991 742 742 0
1992 791 791 0
1993 822 817 5
1994 928 921 7
1995 947 947 0
1996 947 947 0
1997 971 971 0
1998 1,137 1,137 0
1999 1,467 1,467 0
2000 1,365 1,365 0
2001 1,392 1,392 0
2002 1,357 1,357 0
2003 1,465 1,465 0
2004 1,590 1,583 7
2005 1,609 1,603 6
2006 1,872 1,872 0
2007 1,741 1,741 0
2008 1,623 1,623 0
2009 1,680 1,680 0
2010 1,882 1,882 0
2011 1,935 1,935 0
2012 2,270 2,270 0
2013 2,386 2,386 0
2014 2,608 2,608 0
2015 2,877 2,877 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Elena baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 67,006 babies born with the name Elena in the United States. That's more than enough Elenas to occupy the territory of Bermuda (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 64,237 (as of May 20, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 8 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Elena" was in 2015 with a total of 2,877 babies. (That's a lot of baby Elenas)

According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Elena" ranks #70 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Arizona. Imagine that, 83 babies in Arizona have the same name as you in 2015. Across the entire United States a total of 2,877 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Elena popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Elena" mean? The list below shows the origins of Elena as well as things modernly associated with the name Elena such as celebrities named Elena.

Origin and Meaning of Elena

The name "Elena" is of Greek origin, and it means "Form of Helen". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Inna

Inna is a singer and dancer specializing in edm, house, and eurodance music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Inna was born in 1986 as Elena Alexandra Apostoleanu in Mangalia, Romania.

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Elena Anaya

Elena Anaya is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1995 to present. Elena was born in 1975 as Elena Anaya Gutierrez in Palencia, Castilla y Leon, Spain.

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Lena Katina

Lena Katina is a singer specializing in pop rock music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1992 to present. Lena was born in 1984 as Elena Sergeevna Katina in Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union.

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Elena Santarelli

Elena was born in 1981 in Latina, Italy.

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Elena Dementieva

Elena Dementieva is a tennis biography. Elena was born in 1981 in Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union.

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Elena Ballesteros

Elena was born in 1981.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Elena

Elena And Damon
Elena Delle Donne
Elena Ferrante
Elena Kagan
Elena Kampouris
Elena Moussa
Elena Satine
Elena Undone
Elena Gant
Elena Gilbert

Alternative Meanings

E is for endear, all those you touch.

L is for loyalty, that you show.

E is for exquisite, who could argue?

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

Your name in reverse order is "Anele". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Elnea". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Elena born Jun 21, 1993

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Siberia approximately on 975. Your profession was designer, engineering, and craftsman.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

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