Helena

Female

Meaning

Shining light

Origin

Greek

Pronunciation

/həˈliːnə/

Traits associated with the name Helena:

Dogs named Helena tend to be loving, affectionate, and good-natured. This feminine name is also associated with companionship.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Helena?

Naming your dog Helena suggests that you have a strong appreciation for classic and timeless names. It also suggests that you have a strong appreciation for the beauty and strength of the name.

Is Helena a good dog name?

Helena has more syllables than most dog names, but you can easily give your pup a nickname to shorten things. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Helena isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

3,483
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2,998
New York City Dog Name Database
2,823
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Helena is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Helena was, in the past month, the 5912th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of February 2024, Helena is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Helena was viewed 34 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Helena's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

As you can see, this name is not particularly common across the United States.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Helena.

Most popular breeds named Helena:

  1. German Shepherd
  2. Chihuahua

Helena is found in these categories:

posh dog names
posh

Derived from Greek, suggesting nobility, and shared with a Shakespearean queen.

summer dog names
summer

Derived from Greek mythology, it represents the sun's warmth and brightness.

Dog names like Helena:

Concord, unity
social bee often domesticated for the honey it produces
Spanish for beautiful
Cheerful, merry
Messenger or earthly, from the name Hermes
The queen of troy in greek mythology
Helena dog name meaning

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