Aliena Name Meaning & Origin
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Amantis aliena is a species of praying mantis.
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Allie, Leena, Leelee
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Aliena appears to be derived from the Latin adjective alienus, or "foreign"
Belarusian form of Helen.
Cognate of Yelena.
Means "stranger" in Latin. This was the false identity of Celia in Shakespeare's play 'As You Like It' (1599), presumably a pun on the word alias. It was also used by author Ken Follett for a character in his historical novel 'The Pillars of the Earth' (1989).
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This was the name of a plebeian family of the Roman Republic.
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In Shakespeare's As You Like It, when Celia disguises herself she takes the name Aliena. Aliena is also a character name in Shakespeare's source-text for this play, Thomas Lodge's Rosalynde.
This is the name of a character in Ken Follett's novel The Pillars of the Earth.
Vasilia Aliena is a character in Isaac Asimov's novel The Robots of Dawn.