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FOR REAL: In England, this name is more usually pronounced /HELL en a/, as is the capital of the U.S. state Montana, though in the USA you are more likely to hear /heh LAY na/ or /heh LEE na/. Helena is the Latin form of the classical greek name Helene, which was the name of the most beautiful woman in the world in Greek mythology. Helena was the form used for the Roman emperor Constantine's mother.

diminutives: Nell, Nelly

related names: Helen, Ellen