First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Helin

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  • A submission from Denmark says the name Helin means "Birds nest" and is of Kurdish origin.
  • A submission from Germany says the name Helin means "Birds nest" and is of Kurdish origin.
  • According to a user from Germany, the name Helin is of Turkish origin and means "Ray of sunshine".
  • A submission from Germany says the name Helin means "Ray of Sunshine, most beautiful woman in the world" and is of Unknown origin.
  • According to a user from United Kingdom, the name Helin is of Kurdish origin and means "In Kurdish it means the birds nest".
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  1. helium (chemical element)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Helin

Sofia Helin is an actress. Sofia was given the name Sofia Margareta Helin on April 25th, 1972 in Hovsta.


Toomas was born on April 24th, 1966.


Petri Helin is a soccer player for the Helsingin Jalkapalloklubi, FC Jazz, Ikast FS, Viborg FF, PK-35 Vantaa, FC Jokerit, Luton Town F.C., Stockport County F.C., Denizlispor, Finland national under-21 football team, and Finland national football team. Petri was born on December 13th, 1969 in Helsinki.


Topi was born on November 21st, 1978 in Turku.




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Popularity of Helin as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Helin U.S.
  White 96.88% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.88% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Helin

People with the last name Helin are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Helin

  • How Popular is the name Helin? Helin is the 49,509th most popular name of all time. As a last name Helin was the 44,730th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Helin have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 43 babies born with the first name Helin in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Helin? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2002 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Helin first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Helin is Tuesday, January 1st, 1884.
  • What year had the most people named Helin born? The highest recorded use of the first name Helin was in 2015 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Helin: Your name in reverse order is Nileh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hilne. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Helin? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 480 people with the last name Helin.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Helin? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Helin as their last name since less than 1 person in 625k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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