English, German, Italian, Scandinavian, Portuguese, Slavic
This is a truly international name, with versions existing in most languages around the world. Usually a shortening of either Helena or Magdalena, it has become a first name in its own right, due to its lyrical tones and endearing shortness. A great choice if you’re looking for a tuneful and short name, with international appeal.
Rank in the year 2015
Lena was ranked #578 in the most popular American names of 2015.
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