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Meaning and Origin

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Borrowing from Russian Еле́на (Jeléna), from Latin Helena, from Ancient Greek Ἑλένη (Helénē).

  1. A transliteration of the Russian female given name Еле́на (Jeléna, “Helen”).

Blend of Justin +‎ Selena.

  1. (slang) The couple consisting of celebrities Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez.

    Jelena was also found in the following language(s): Estonian, Finnish, and German

    Notable Persons Named Jelena

    Gigi was given the name Jelena Noura Hadid by her parents Yolanda Hadid and Mohamed Hadid on April 23rd, 1995 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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    Jelena Karleuša is a recording artist, dancer, television personality, political columnist, philanthropist, and human rights activist. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1994 to present. Jelena was born on August 17th, 1978 in Belgrade.

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    Jelena Gavrilović is a voice acting, singing, voice actress, and singer. They were most prominent from 2004 to 2004. Jelena was born on January 18th, 1983 in Belgrade.

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    Jelena Dokic is a tennis player. Jelena was born in Osijek, SR Croatia, SFR Yugoslavia.

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    Jelena Rozga is a pop music and pop-folk musician. She has been prominent since 1996. Jelena was born Jelena Rozga on August 23rd, 1977 in Split, Croatia.

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    Helen Merrill is a jazz musician. She plays Vocals. She was most active from 1950 to present. Helen was given the name Jelena Ana Milčetić on July 21st, 1930 in New York City, United States.

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

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    Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
    1959 5 5 0
    1962 5 5 0
    1964 5 5 0
    1965 6 6 0
    1968 5 5 0
    1969 5 5 0
    1970 10 10 0
    1971 7 7 0
    1972 6 6 0
    1973 11 11 0
    1974 9 9 0
    1975 7 7 0
    1976 10 10 0
    1977 17 17 0
    1978 10 10 0
    1979 15 15 0
    1980 13 13 0
    1981 21 21 0
    1982 14 14 0
    1983 11 11 0
    1985 6 6 0
    1986 12 12 0
    1987 13 13 0
    1988 14 14 0
    1989 10 10 0
    1990 18 18 0
    1991 14 14 0
    1992 20 20 0
    1993 23 23 0
    1994 16 16 0
    1995 24 24 0
    1996 24 24 0
    1997 19 19 0
    1998 29 29 0
    1999 29 29 0
    2000 31 31 0
    2001 21 21 0
    2002 40 40 0
    2003 45 45 0
    2004 48 48 0
    2005 44 44 0
    2006 49 49 0
    2007 51 51 0
    2008 57 57 0
    2009 46 46 0
    2010 57 57 0
    2011 58 58 0
    2012 51 51 0
    2013 47 47 0
    2014 58 58 0
    2015 49 49 0
    2016 58 58 0
    2017 68 68 0

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    Fun Facts about the name Jelena

    • How Popular is the name Jelena? Jelena is the 8,767th most popular name of all time.
    • How many people with the first name Jelena have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,341 babies born with the first name Jelena in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jelena to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
    • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jelena? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1959 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
    • When was Jelena first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jelena is Friday, October 13th, 1876.
    • What year had the most people named Jelena born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jelena was in 2017 with a total of 68 babies.
    • Random Jelena Factoid: According to the 1993 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jelena is not a popular baby girl's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 1993.
    • Weird things about the name Jelena: Your name in reverse order is Anelej. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Enljae. 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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