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Meaning and Origin

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Wiktionary

Romanization of the Greek Ελένη (Eléni), a female given name used in (modern) Greece. Cognate with English Ellen or Elena

  1. A transliteration of the Greek female given name Ελένη (Eléni).

Notable Persons Named Eleni

Elena Paparizou is a musician. She has been prominent since 1999. Elena was given the name Eleni Paparizou on January 31st, 1982 in Borås. Elena is also known as Helena Paparizou, Eleni Paparizou, and Eleni Paparizou (Greeklegal name).

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Eleni Antoniadou is a researcher in regenerative medicine, artificial organ transplantation, and space medicine. They have had major accomplishments since 2009. Eleni was born in 1988 in Thessaloniki. Eleni is also known as Eleni Antoniadou.

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Eleni Foureira is a laïko, pop music, and dance-pop singing, fashion design, and actor. Eleni was given the name Entela Fureraj on March 7th, 1987 in Fier.

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Eleni Daniilidou is a tennis player. Eleni was born on September 19th, 1982 in Chania, Crete, Greece.

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She was most prominent from 1991 to present. Eleni was born on October 29th, 1969 in Athens.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1946 6 6 0
1948 8 8 0
1949 8 8 0
1950 8 8 0
1951 5 5 0
1953 9 9 0
1954 7 7 0
1955 10 10 0
1956 16 16 0
1957 18 18 0
1958 12 12 0
1959 15 15 0
1960 12 12 0
1961 18 18 0
1962 22 22 0
1963 27 27 0
1964 22 22 0
1965 25 25 0
1966 27 27 0
1967 38 38 0
1968 27 27 0
1969 22 22 0
1970 37 37 0
1971 41 41 0
1972 43 43 0
1973 38 38 0
1974 46 46 0
1975 50 50 0
1976 35 35 0
1977 54 54 0
1978 65 65 0
1979 48 48 0
1980 54 54 0
1981 53 53 0
1982 59 59 0
1983 60 60 0
1984 77 77 0
1985 81 81 0
1986 84 84 0
1987 104 104 0
1988 81 81 0
1989 106 106 0
1990 111 111 0
1991 86 86 0
1992 146 146 0
1993 184 184 0
1994 156 156 0
1995 142 142 0
1996 124 124 0
1997 104 104 0
1998 95 95 0
1999 127 127 0
2000 126 126 0
2001 115 115 0
2002 143 143 0
2003 118 118 0
2004 122 122 0
2005 126 126 0
2006 141 141 0
2007 137 137 0
2008 145 145 0
2009 146 146 0
2010 121 121 0
2011 150 150 0
2012 124 124 0
2013 151 151 0
2014 158 158 0
2015 134 134 0
2016 162 162 0
2017 138 138 0

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Popularity of Eleni as a first name

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Common last names for Eleni

  • Papadopoulos

Fun Facts about the name Eleni

  • How Popular is the name Eleni? Eleni is the 3,648th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Eleni have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,310 babies born with the first name Eleni in the United States. That's more than enough people named Eleni to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Eleni? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1946 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Eleni first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Eleni is Thursday, July 2nd, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Eleni born? The highest recorded use of the first name Eleni was in 1993 with a total of 184 babies.
  • Random Eleni Factoid: According to the 1971 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Eleni is not a popular baby girl's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 1971.
  • Weird things about the name Eleni: Your name in reverse order is Inele. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Neeil. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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