Yelena

Yelena - A very unique female name



  Jul 21,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Yelena, meaning bright, shining one, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1996 on position #3360. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Yelena and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Yelena? 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 Yelena. The baby girl name Yelena was given to 13 baby girls in 2012, ranking #3619 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 108,712 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Yelena peaked in popularity 16 years ago in 2003 on position 2388.



Famous with this name

Yelena Tonunts
Yelena Majorova
Yelena Tsyplakova


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Yelena is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Yelena is currently topping the baby name charts in Texas at position #2,504 - and is the least popular in California at position #4,047.

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 Yelena is where you live.


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Yelena origin and meaning

Yelena is a 6 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means bright, shining one. To see famous people named Yelena, pop culture references for the name Yelena and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Yelena

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

Yuliana / Yulianna / Yailin / Yliana / Yailyn / Yaileen / Yulemni / Yailine / Yailene / Yeilin /

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
20123619
20113296
20093224
20082886
20072613
20062799
20053966
20043530
20032388
20023303
20014452
20004453
19963360

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Texas2504
California4047

Even more about Yelena


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 Yelena 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 Yelena?

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 Yelena
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 108,712
Letter count 6
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1996
2012 births +13

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