How to pronounce Helena?

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Pronunciation of Helena in US

Helena is pronounced as: Phonetic Spelling:[ h eh - l AI - n uh ]
h eh - l AI - n uh
hat pet   let pain   no up

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First Name

Gender:

Female


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Pronunciation of Helena

huh-lay-nuh



Type of Name:

First Name


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Pronunciation of Helena

Heh-LEE-nuh


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Pronunciation of Helena

"hell"-"A"-nuh
A - as in the the alphabet 'A'
nuh - pronounced as "nut" without "t"


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Pronunciation of Helena in Argentina

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Pronunciation of Helena in São Paulo, Brazil

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Pronunciation of Helena

Helena is pronounced as: Phonetic Spelling:[ H eh - l eh - n ah ]
H eh - l eh - n ah
hat pet   let pet   no car


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Pronunciation of Helena in Phoenix, AZ, USA

Helena is pronounced as: Phonetic Spelling:[ EH - l ai - n uh ]
EH - l ai - n uh
pet   let pain   no up

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Type of Name:

First Name

Origin:

Greek, Italian

Gender:

Female

Alternate Spelling(s):

Elena, Elaina, Elayna

Meaning:

Sun Ray, Shining Light

Additional Information:

Cognate of the Greek Helenē, which is derived from the root ēlē (light, torch, bright). The name is borne in Greek legend by the beautiful wife of the king of Sparta. Her abduction by the Trojan prince Paris sparked off the Trojan War.

Helena of Constantinople (also known as St Helena) was the mother of Roman Emperor Constantine I, the first Christian emperor. She became a saint due to her piety, and is supposed to have found the relics of the true cross. British folklore states that she was the daughter of the British king Cole.

There are various places named St Helena, in particular, a volcanic island in the Atlantic Ocean where Napoleon Bonaparte was imprisoned and died.

Helena was one of the daughters of Queen Victoria.

Actress Helena Bonham-Carter, and Danish supermodel Helena Christensen are more modern bearers of the name.

In Shakespeare's 'A Midsummer's Night Dream' Helena is one of the four lovers. She is originally in love with Demetrius who loves Hermia, but after the fairies intervene both Demetrius and Hermia's lover Lysander fall in love with her.


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Pronunciation of Helena in Sweden

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Type of Name:

First Name

Origin:

Swedish


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Pronunciation of Helena in UK

Helena is pronounced as: Phonetic Spelling:[ H EH - l uh - n uh ]
H EH - l uh - n uh
hat pet   let up   no up

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Type of Name:

First Name

Gender:

Female


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Pronunciation of Helena

Helena is pronounced as: Phonetic Spelling:[ h eh - L AI - n uh ]
h eh - L AI - n uh
hat pet   let pain   no up


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Pronunciation of Helena in Phoenix, AZ, USA

e - LAY - nuh
H is silent, the 'e' is like the 'e' in 'met'



Type of Name:

First Name

Origin:

Greek, Italian

Gender:

Female

Alternate Spelling(s):

Elena, Elaina, Elayna

Meaning:

Sun Ray, Shining Light

Additional Information:

Cognate of the Greek Helenē, which is derived from the root ēlē (light, torch, bright). The name is borne in Greek legend by the beautiful wife of the king of Sparta. Her abduction by the Trojan prince Paris sparked off the Trojan War.

Helena of Constantinople (also known as St Helena) was the mother of Roman Emperor Constantine I, the first Christian emperor. She became a saint due to her piety, and is supposed to have found the relics of the true cross. British folklore states that she was the daughter of the British king Cole.

There are various places named St Helena, in particular, a volcanic island in the Atlantic Ocean where Napoleon Bonaparte was imprisoned and died.

Helena was one of the daughters of Queen Victoria.

Actress Helena Bonham-Carter, and Danish supermodel Helena Christensen are more modern bearers of the name.

In Shakespeare's 'A Midsummer's Night Dream' Helena is one of the four lovers. She is originally in love with Demetrius who loves Hermia, but after the fairies intervene both Demetrius and Hermia's lover Lysander fall in love with her.


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Pronunciation of Helena in Germany

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Pronunciation of Helena in Russia

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Russian


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Pronunciation of Helena in Colombia

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Pronunciation of Helena in Greece

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Type of Name:

First Name

Origin:

Ancient Greek

Gender:

Female


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Pronunciation of Helena in France

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Type of Name:

First Name

Origin:

French

Gender:

Female


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Pronunciation of Helena

Helena is pronounced as: Phonetic Spelling:[ H ih - L EH - n ah ]
H ih - L EH - n ah
hat it   let pet   no car


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Pronunciation of Helena

Helena is pronounced as: Phonetic Spelling:[ h l ee n ae ]
h l ee n ae
hat let see no at


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Pronunciation of Helena in USA

Helena is pronounced as: Phonetic Spelling:[ h uh l EE n aa ]
h uh l EE n aa
hat up let see no car


Type of Name:

First name

Origin:

Greek

Gender:

Female

Alternate Spelling(s):

Hellina

Meaning:

Shining Light, Ray of Sun


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Pronunciation of Helena in Ireland

Helena is pronounced as: Phonetic Spelling:[ h l n aa ]
h l n aa
hat let no car


Type of Name:

first name,

Origin:

Irish

Gender:

Female


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Pronunciation of Helena in Ireland

Helena is pronounced as: Phonetic Spelling:[ Hell een ah ]
een ah
seen car


Type of Name:

First name

Origin:

Irish

Gender:

Female

Alternate Spelling(s):

helleena, helina,


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Pronunciation of Helena

Helena is pronounced as: Phonetic Spelling:[ He - LEh - nah in Spanish ]
- - in
    pin


Origin:

Mexico

Gender:

Female


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Pronunciation of Helena

Helena is pronounced as: Phonetic Spelling:[ Huh LAY nuh ]


Type of Name:

First Name


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Pronunciation of Helena in Norway

Helena is pronounced as: Phonetic Spelling:[ heh LEN a ]


Type of Name:

First name

Origin:

Grece

Meaning:

The shining light


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Pronunciation of Helena in USA

'Ha Lean Nuh'



Type of Name:

First name

Origin:

Greek

Gender:

Female

Alternate Spelling(s):

Hellina

Meaning:

Shining Light, Ray of Sun


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Pronunciation of Helena in Ireland

Hell-een-ah



Type of Name:

first name,

Origin:

Irish

Gender:

Female


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Pronunciation of Helena in Ireland

Hell-een-ah



Type of Name:

First name

Origin:

Irish

Gender:

Female

Alternate Spelling(s):

helleena, helina,


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Pronunciation of Helena

He - Le - na - in Spanish.



Origin:

Mexico

Gender:

Female


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Pronunciation of Helena in Malaysia

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Pronunciation of Helena in Norway

He - le - na

(heh - LEN - a)

heh as in breathing out.

LEN as in the word lence, but only say "len".

Then a.



Type of Name:

First name

Origin:

Grece

Meaning:

The shining light


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