Olena

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731
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since 1880
Last Name
235
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Olena

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     Hawaiian
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     Polish
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User Submitted Meanings

  • A submission from Hawaii, United States says the name Olena means "Means in Hawaiian a "shining light" or "sun ray"".
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Notable Persons Named Olena

Alyosha is a rock music, pop rock, and alternative rock singing. She has been prominent since 1992. Alyosha was given the name Olena Kucher on May 14th, 1986 in Zaporizhia.

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Olena Teliha was a writer. Olena was born on July 21st, 1906 in Ilyinskoe , Russia. She breathed her last breath on February 21st, 1942.

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Olena Vitrychenko is a gymnast. Olena was born on November 25th, 1976 in Odessa.

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Olena was born on June 16th, 1972 in Nikopol, Dnipropetrovsk Oblast.

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Olena was born on April 14th, 1985 in Khabarovsk.

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Olena Lukash is a 13th Minister of Justice of Ukraine, Minister of Cabinet of Ministers, People's Deputy of Ukraine, and Secretariat of Cabinet of Ministers (Ukraine). Olena was born on November 12th, 1976 in Rîbnița.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1882 5 5 0
1883 5 5 0
1886 5 5 0
1894 5 5 0
1897 6 6 0
1898 7 7 0
1899 6 6 0
1901 7 7 0
1903 7 7 0
1906 7 7 0
1907 8 8 0
1910 12 12 0
1911 5 5 0
1912 11 11 0
1913 11 11 0
1914 11 11 0
1915 14 14 0
1916 10 10 0
1917 16 16 0
1918 15 15 0
1919 10 10 0
1920 19 19 0
1921 17 17 0
1922 9 9 0
1923 11 11 0
1924 10 10 0
1925 7 7 0
1926 15 15 0
1927 18 18 0
1928 14 14 0
1929 11 11 0
1930 13 13 0
1931 13 13 0
1932 10 10 0
1933 7 7 0
1934 10 10 0
1935 6 6 0
1936 6 6 0
1937 5 5 0
1938 7 7 0
1939 5 5 0
1941 5 5 0
1942 5 5 0
1944 7 7 0
1947 5 5 0
1948 6 6 0
1949 6 6 0
1950 6 6 0
1951 6 6 0
1952 8 8 0
1954 7 7 0
1955 8 8 0
1958 5 5 0
1961 6 6 0
1962 5 5 0
1965 5 5 0
1972 5 5 0
1975 5 5 0
1977 7 7 0
1978 6 6 0
1979 6 6 0
1980 5 5 0
1981 8 8 0
1983 5 5 0
1995 8 8 0
1997 6 6 0
1998 7 7 0
2000 11 11 0
2001 7 7 0
2002 6 6 0
2003 6 6 0
2004 7 7 0
2005 6 6 0
2006 10 10 0
2007 12 12 0
2008 8 8 0
2009 7 7 0
2010 8 8 0
2011 14 14 0
2012 8 8 0
2013 9 9 0
2014 11 11 0
2015 22 22 0
2016 13 13 0
2017 12 12 0
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International Interest for Olena

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Popularity of Olena as a last name

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Common last names for Olena

  • Anderson
  • Thompson
  • Jones

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Olena U.S.
  White 92.77% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.83% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Olena

People with the last name Olena are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Olena

  • How Popular is the name Olena? Olena is the 12,865th most popular name of all time. As a last name Olena was the 80,678th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Olena have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 731 babies born with the first name Olena in the United States. That's more than enough people named Olena to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Olena? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1882 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Olena first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Olena is Saturday, April 25th, 1868.
  • What year had the most people named Olena born? The highest recorded use of the first name Olena was in 2015 with a total of 22 babies.
  • Random Olena Factoid: According to the 1927 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Olena is not a popular baby girl's name in Arkansas. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Arkansas have the same name as you in 1927.
  • Weird things about the name Olena: Your name in reverse order is Anelo. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Oneal. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Olena? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 235 people with the last name Olena.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Olena? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Olena as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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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