Name
HELEN

Name HELEN

Between 1880 and 2019 there were 1,152,368 births of Helen in the countries below, which represents an average of 8,290 births of children bearing the first name Helen per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 2,303 births.

Other languages  :  
En Français Prénom Helen   
In Italiano Nome Helen   
Available variants : Helén , Hélen
Variations : Alena , Aléna , Eileen , Eïleen , Elaina , Elaine , Eláine , Élaine , Elina , Élina , Ellen , Ellén , Heleen , Helena , Heléna , Helèna , Hélena , Héléna , Hélèna , Helene , Heléne , Helène , Hélene , Héléne , Hélène , Hellen , Ileana , Iléana , Ilona , Jelena , Jélena , Jéléna , Leena , Lenka , Olena , Oléna , Yelena , Yeléna , Yélena , Yéléna , Yélèna

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Information about the first name Helen

The first name Helen is listed in our categories :The first name Helen has been assigned to:
0.12% to boys
99.88% to girls
The country where the first name Helen is the most common is:
US United State of America
This first name is on trend: Female
This first name has 5 letters including 2 vowels and 3 consonants

Anagrams of the first name Helen

An anagram is a word that contains the same letters of another word. Here is the list of first names which are an anagram of Helen : Elhen, Nehle, Neleh

Anacyclics of the first name Helen

An anacyclic is a word or phrase that can be read in the normal sense of reading or in the opposite direction. Here is the list of names that are anonymous of the given name Helen: Neleh

Helen in Japanese *

Romajiheren
Katakanaヘレン
Hiraganaへれん
* This is a phonetic conversion, not a translation.
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Helen in sign language

Helen in binary language

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Origin and meaning of name Helen

US English
Etymology src :
Anagrams src :
  • Ehlen
Noun src :
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈhɛlən/
  • Rhymes: -ɛlən
Proper noun (Derived terms) src :
  • Helensville
  • St Helens, St. Helens
Proper noun (Descendants) src :
  • Danish: Helen
  • → Estonian: Helen
  • → Hawaiian: Helena
  • → Norwegian: Helen
  • → Swedish: Helen
Proper noun (Related terms) src :
Middle English
Etymology src :
  • From Old English hǣlan, from Proto-West Germanic *hailijan, from Proto-Germanic *hailijaną (“to heal”).
Etymology src :
  • A merger of Old English helan (“to conceal, cover, hide”, strong verb) and helian (“to conceal, cover, hide”, weak verb), from Proto-West Germanic *helan, from Proto-Germanic *helaną (“to conceal, stash, receive stolen goods”) and [Term?] (“to conceal”), both from Proto-Indo-European *ḱel- (“to hide”).
Etymology (Verb) src :
  • helen (third person singular simple present heleþ, simple past and past participle held)
  • (transitive) to cure, heal
  • (intransitive) to heal, get better
  • to reform
Etymology (Verb) src :
  • helen (simple past heled or hal, past participle heled or hole)
  • to cover
  • to clothe
  • to roof (cover with a roof)
  • to embrace
  • to conceal, hide
  • to shelter, protect
  • to be silent, keep a secret
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • helen
  • plural of hele (“concealment”)
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • helen
  • plural of hele (“heel”)
Middle Dutch
Etymology src :
  • From Old Dutch *helan, from Proto-West Germanic *helan, from Proto-Germanic *helaną, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱéleti.
Etymology src :
  • From Old Dutch *hēlen, from Proto-Germanic *hailijaną.
Etymology (Verb) src :
  • hēlen
  • to hide, to conceal, to keep secret, to keep quiet
Etymology (Verb) src :
  • hêlen
  • to heal, to make better
  • to fix, to mend, to repair
  • to make whole
SE Swedish
Proper noun src :
NL Dutch
Etymology src :
  • From Middle Dutch hêlen, from Old Dutch *hēlen, from Proto-West Germanic *hailijan, from Proto-Germanic *hailijaną.
Etymology src :
  • From Middle Dutch hēlen, from Old Dutch *helan, from Proto-West Germanic *helan, from Proto-Germanic *helaną (“hide, conceal”), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱéleti. The modern sense is probably borrowed from early modern German hehlen.
Etymology (Verb) src :
  • helen
  • (ergative) to heal.
  • 1805, IJsbrand van Hamelsveld (tr.), Jeremiah 46, 11, De Bijbel, uit het Hebreeuwsch. Het Oude Testament, Johannes Allart (publ.), page 908.
  • (Marco Borsato – Wereld Zonder Jou)
Etymology (Verb) src :
  • helen
  • To accept (and sell) stolen goods; to fence.
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈɦeː.lə(n)/
  • Hyphenation: he‧len
  • Rhymes: -eːlən
DK Danish
Proper noun src :
 

Popularity of the name Helen

Number of HELEN births per year

Total births of Helen by country

Births with the first name Helen
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
1880 - 2019
1,000
1,018,077
BRBrazil
1930 - 2010
190
38,044
ONOntario
1913 - 2018
0
31,502
AUAustralia
1944 - 2019
37
20,120
NZNew Zealand
1900 - 2019
0
16,533
IEIreland
1964 - 2019
0
8,125
BCBritish Columbia
1919 - 2019
0
3,693
NSNew Scotland
1920 - 2019
0
3,220
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2019
0
3,152
NONorway
1945 - 2019
0
2,776
CHSwitzerland
1912 - 2019
0
2,536
FRFrance
1900 - 2019
115
725
ITItaly
1999 - 2018
1
424
ABAlberta
1980 - 2019
0
396
DEGermany
2000 - 2018
0
332
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
0
331
QCQuebec
1980 - 2019
1
254
SESweden
1998 - 2019
0
231
ATAustria
1984 - 2018
0
191
BEBelgium
1995 - 2019
0
118
DKDenmark
1985 - 2019
0
105
PLPoland
2000 - 2019
0
75
CZCzechoslovakia
1900 - 2016
0
59
PTPortugal
2014 - 2019
0
5

Total births of Helen by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Helen
Country
Boys
Girls
BRBrazil
2010
8
1,361
USUnited State of America
2019
0
706
GBUnited Kingdom
2019
0
51
DEGermany
2018
0
37
ARArgentina
2015
0
23
ONOntario
2018
0
20
ITItaly
2018
0
19
SESweden
2019
0
14
CHSwitzerland
2019
0
11
IEIreland
2019
0
10
NONorway
2019
0
10
ATAustria
2018
0
7
BCBritish Columbia
2019
0
6
DKDenmark
2019
0
5
FRFrance
2019
0
5
ABAlberta
2019
0
4
PLPoland
2019
0
3
CZCzechoslovakia
2016
0
2
QCQuebec
2019
0
1

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Personalities with the first name Helen

There are 225 personalities with the first name Helen


Helen Keller
(Helen Adams Keller) src

United states of america
Writer Suffragette Political activist Essayist Orator Linguist Trade unionist Peace activist Autobiographer


Helen Mirren
src

United kingdom
Actor Stage actor Voice actor Film director Film producer Television actor Film actor


Helen Hunt
(Helen Elizabeth Hunt) src

United states of america
Television actor Film actor Screenwriter Actor Stage actor Voice actor Film director Film producer


Helen Clark
(Helen Elizabeth Clark) src

New zealand
Politician Political scientist University teacher


Beatrix Potter
(Helen Beatrix Potter) src

United kingdom
Writer Illustrator Painter Botanist Mycologist Children's writer Novelist Scientific illustrator


Helen Hayes
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United states of america
Stage actor Television actor Film actor Autobiographer


Pamela Lyndon Travers
(Helen Lyndon Goff) src

United kingdom Australia
Actor Writer Poet Journalist Children's writer Novelist


Jo Cox
(Helen Joanne Leadbeater) src

United kingdom
Politician


Sophie Rhys-Jones
(Sophie Helen Rhys-Jones) src

United kingdom
Aristocrat


Georgie Henley
(Georgina Helen Henley) src

United kingdom
Film actor Actor Writer Child actor Stage actor Director



There are more than 10 personalities with the first name Helen
Full list of personalities with the first name Helen

Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Helen

There are 2167 actors and actresses with the first name Helen
Helen Colliander
Helen Woigk
Helen Flanagan
Helen Serruya
Helen K. Wint
Helen George
Helen Penjam
Helen Modern
Helen Rojas
Helen Skelton
Helen O'reilly
Helen Lindes
Helen Rule
Helen Bradbury
Helen Ganzarolli
Helen Birne
Helen Adams
Helen Kurkjian
Helen Thanh Dao
Helen Latham
Helen Longworth
Helen Schilp
Helen Lewis
Helen King
Helen Tzoutis
Helen Dallimore
Helen Grace
Helen Zellweger
Helen Baxendale
Helen Sjöholm

There are more than 30 actors and actresses with the first name Helen
The full list of actors and actresses with the first name Helen

Rankings of first name HELEN by country

Country ranking (boys)
RankCountryYear
#5584BR Brazil2010
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
#174BR Brazil2010
#203DE Germany2018
#354NO Norway2019
#363AR Argentina2015
#410CH Switzerland2019
#413IE Ireland2019
#425US United State of America2019
#508SE Sweden2019
#559ON Ontario2018
#570DK Denmark2019
#576PL Poland2019
#637BC British Columbia2019
#645IT Italy2018
#646AT Austria2018
#734CZ Czechoslovakia2016
#754GB United Kingdom2019
#1063AB Alberta2019
#4857FR France2019
#8611QC Quebec2019






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