Jelena, also written Yelena and Elena, is a Russian given name that is also used in Serbo-Croatian, Belarussian, Latvian, Lithuanian and Slovenian. It is a Slavicized form of the Greek name Helen, which is of uncertain origin. Diminutives of the name include Jelica, Jelka, Jele, Jela, Lena, Lenotschka, Jeca, Lenka and Alena.

Notable people

Helen, Helena, Yelena, Elena, Elaine, Ellen, Eleanor, Alyona, Alyena, Aliena, Olyena