What is the meaning of the name Helen?

The name Helen is primarily a female name of Greek origin that means Light.

Helen Keller, author and teacher. Helen Hunt, actress. Helen Hayes, actress.

Different Spellings of the name Helen:


People who like the name Helen also like:

Amelia, Helena, Alice, Eleanor, Violet, Evelyn, Charlotte, Benjamin, Owen, Oliver, Gabriel, William, Isaac, Henry

Names like Helen:

Halyn, Halina, Hulwema, Helene, Hallan, Halen, Hallam, Holleen, Helmi, Heulwen, Halima, Halian, Huilen, Helena, Halona, Helaine

Stats for the Name Helen

checkmark Helen is currently not in the top 100 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Helen is currently #421 in U.S. births

Songs about Helen

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Helen - Patty Larkin
Helen Of Troy - Robert Plant
Helen Wheels - Paul McCartney & Wings
Hey, Hey, Helen - Abba