Jelena: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Jelena

Jelena

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Origin of the name Helena:

Cognate of the Greek Helenē, which is derived from the root ēlē (light, torch, bright). The name is borne in Greek legend by the beautiful wife of the king of Sparta. Her abduction by the Trojan prince Paris sparked off the Trojan War.

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Jelena (Јелена) is the Latvian, Croatian, and Serbian form of Helen/Helena.

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Jelena of Zadar, wife of King Mihajlo Krešimir II, Queen of Croatia from 946 to 969
Jelena Lijepa, wife of King Zvonimir, became Queen of Croatia in 1075
Jelena Zrinska, Croatian countess
Jelena Anžujska was a Serbian Queen, wife of Serbian king Stefan Uroš I and mother of kings Dragutin and Milutin. (1230 - February 8, 1314)
Princess Jelena of Serbia was the daughter of King Peter I of Yugoslavia (November 4, 1884 - October 16, 1962)
Jelena Adzic, Canadian journalist with the CBC
Jelena Dokić, Australian tennis player of Serbian and Croatian origin
Jelena Gruba, Queen of Bosnia
Jelena Jensen, an American glamour model and porn star
Jelena Janković, Serbian tennis player
Jelena Karleuša, Serbian singer
Jelena Kostanić Tošić, Croatian tennis player
Jelena Nikolić, Serbian volleyball player
Jelena Rozga, Croatian singer
Jelena Šubić, Croatian princess from the noble Šubić family and mother of Bosnian King Tvrtko
Jelena Tomašević, Serbian singer
Jelena Veljaca, Croatian actress

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