Helene

Helene - A very unique female name



  Jun 25,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Helene, meaning bright, shining one, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #256. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Helene and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Helene? 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 Helene. The baby girl name Helene was given to 7 baby girls in 2011, ranking #4325 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 202,790 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Helene peaked in popularity 103 years ago in 1916 on position 230.



Famous with this name

Helene Joy
Hélène Vincent
Helene Kvale


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Helene is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Helene is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #2,871 - and is the least popular in California at position #2,871.

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 Helene is where you live.


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Helene origin and meaning

Helene is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means bright, shining one. To see famous people named Helene, pop culture references for the name Helene and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Helene

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

Helen / Helena / Hellen / Helaine / Hilma / Halima / Helyn / Helon / Helmi / Haylen /

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
20114325
20104003
20094790
20084803
20073091
20063435
20053277
20044020
20031793
20023627
20012697
20003541
19993590
19982959
19973031
19962785
19953188
19943854
19932937
19922326
19912068
19902103
19892035
19882638
19871635
19862185
19851877
19841568
19831695
19821961
19811415
19801534
19791486
19781465
19771336
19761268
19751168
19741046
1973984
19721042
1971991
1970890
1969810
1968776
1967738
1966613
1965563
1964535
1963518
1962534
1961512
1960476
1959459
1958435
1957445
1956441
1955410
1954405
1953405
1952375
1951367
1950351
1949346
1948342
1947331
1946326
1945321
1944323
1943331
1942302
1941306
1940311
1939316
1938301
1937299
1936295
1935331
1934321
1933316
1932298
1931311
1930283
1929311
1928300
1927303
1926301
1925308
1924284
1923273
1922264
1921271
1920259
1919251
1918239
1917235
1916230
1915231
1914232
1913238
1912237
1911236
1910256

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California2871

Even more about Helene


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 Helene 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 Helene?

2 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
1916
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Helene
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 202,790
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2011 births +7

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