Elena \e-le-na\ as a girl's name is pronounced eh-LAYN-ah. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Elena is "sun ray, shining light". Italian and Spanish form of Helen.
Elena has 4 variant forms: Elaina, Eleena, Eleni and Elina.
For more information, see also related names Alexandra, Eleanor, Ellen and Olena.
Baby names that sound like Elena are Alena, Ellena, Elona, Eilena, Elana, Elna, Elen, Eleana, Elene and Ilena.