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Meaning of Hellen

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The name Hellen has the following meaning:

Light. Remains highly visible throughout the years due to the legendary beauty of Helen of Troy. Her beauty caused her to be abducted, leading to the Trojan War. As the saying goes, she was "the face that launched a thousand ships". The name stayed popular throughout the ages, spawning many famous personalities such as Helen Keller and Helen Reddy.
It is a female name, suitable for baby girls.


As a baby girl name, Hellen is currently not a popular baby name in the USA.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Hellen in the USA, over the past 100 years.
USA baby name statistics


The name Hellen is very likely a(n) English variant of the name Helen.

See other suggested English girl baby names.

You might also like to see the other variants of the name Helen.

Related names

The following names are baby names related to Hellen and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Hellen: Boys - Alek, Dardanus, Myron, Girls - Daira, Thalia, Both genders - Agnes, Alpha, Andra, Andrew, Angel, Barbara


The name Hellen is a variant of Helen. Other popular variants of the name Helen are: Alena (Russian), Alyena (Russian), Eileen (Irish), Elaina, Elaine (English), Eleanor (French), Eleaonora (Swedish), Elena (Spanish), Elina (Russian), Eliora (Israeli), Ellen (Dutch), Elna (Danish), Haliana (Polish), Halina (Polish), Helena (Latin), Helene (French), Hellen (English), Helli (Finnish), Ilona (Hungarian), Lene (Norwegian)


We think the name Hellen should fall under the following style category: Traditional.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Hellen to be: A pretty upper-class woman who is well-educated

In one word, you might describe Hellen as a(n) "well-educated" person.

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