Lena

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English[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Lena

  1. A female given name, from the Scandinavian, German and Russian pet form of Helena, Magdalena and Yelena (also spelled Elena).
  2. Lena River, flowing 2,734 miles from the Baikal Mountains of Siberia to the Arctic Ocean.

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Danish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Lena

  1. A female given name derived from Helena and Magdalena.

German[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Lena

  1. A female given name derived from Helena and Magdalena.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Lēna m (genitive Lēnae); first declension

  1. A male given name, character in the play Cistellaria of Plautus.

Norwegian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Lena

  1. A female given name derived from Helena and Magdalena.

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Lena f

  1. A female given name, Lena.
  2. A diminutive of the female given name Milena
  3. A diminutive of the female given name Helena
  4. Lena, a river in Russia.

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Portuguese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Lena m

  1. Lena (Lena River)

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Short form of Magdalena and Helena. First recorded in Sweden in 1481.

Proper noun[edit]

Lena

  1. A female given name.

References[edit]

  • Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn, Almqvist & Wiksell 1996, ISBN 91-21-10937-0
  • [1] Statistiska centralbyrån and Sture Allén, Staffan Wåhlin, Förnamnsboken, Norstedts 1995, ISBN 9119551622: 82 984 females with the given name Lena living in Sweden on December 31st, 2010, with the frequency peak in the 1950s. Accessed on 19 June 2011.