Onomatology: Study of Names

OmomasticsEtmology

HelenA person’s name is one of the most immediate indicators of his or her familial and cultural heritage. Names are frequently given to children to reaffirm their family’s faith or cultural traditions, or to acknowledge their ancestors.

Variations of the name Helen include:Greek/Spanish/Polish: Helena; French: Helene; English: Lina, Lino, Elaine, Eleanor, Elinor, Leonora; Irish: Eileen, Nelly; Italian: Elena, Elene; Slavonic: Jelen, Jelika; Russian: Alena.

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