Alena

Alena - A very unique female name



  Nov 21,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Alena appeared on the charts for the first time in 1922 on position #1826. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Alena and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Alena? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Alena. The baby girl name Alena was given to 325 baby girls in 2012, ranking #739 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 4,348 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Alena peaked in popularity 16 years ago in 2003 on position 654.



Famous with this name

Alena Bondarchuk
Alena Demjanenko
Alena Antalová


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Alena is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Alena is currently topping the baby name charts in Kansas at position #496 - and is the least popular in New York at position #1,599.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Alena is where you live.


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Alena origin and meaning

Alena is a 5 letter name with 3 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Alena, pop culture references for the name Alena and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Alena

We've found the following names that sound similar to Alena, sorted by popularity.

Alma / Alana / Alaina / Aileen / Alina / Alayna / Alanna / Aline / Aylin / Allene /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012739
2011751
2010735
2009716
2008688
2007684
2006669
2005687
2004698
2003654
2002714
2001722
2000725
1999759
1998774
1997814
1996803
1995802
1994941
19931075
19921115
19911260
19901146
19891113
19881305
19871237
19861252
1985994
19841776
19831251
19821129
19811081
19801045
19791287
19781372
19771445
19761408
19751660
19741718
19731286
19721362
19711766
19701555
19691929
19682110
19671524
19661741
19651713
19641781
19631426
19621606
19601998
19281729
19221826

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Kansas496
Iowa532
Washington538
Indiana557
Wisconsin564
Virginia596
Arizona603
Maryland630
Michigan633
Florida640
Kentucky657
Ohio664
Pennsylvania690
Utah693
California709
Minnesota712
Missouri720
Texas734
Louisiana774
South Carolina807
Massachusetts809
Illinois815
Georgia821
North Carolina884
Tennessee914
New Jersey998
New York1599

Even more about Alena


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Alena a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Alena?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2003
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Alena
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 4,348
Letter count 5
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1922
2012 births +325

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