Olena Name Meaning & Origin

Olena

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Origin of the name Helen:

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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Ukrainian form of Helen, as well as a feminine form of Olaf/Ole.
Pronounced: OH-len-ah
Hawaiian for Tumeric. Pronounced oh-LAY-na.

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