Elene Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Helen:
Cognate of the Greek Helenē, which is derived from the root ēlē (light, torch, bright). The name is borne in Greek legend by the beautiful wife of the king of Sparta. Her abduction by the Trojan prince Paris sparked off the Trojan War.
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Elene is found in an Old English religious poem attributed to Cynewulf. The poem is entitled "Elene" but is also sometimes known as "Saint Helena Finds the True Cross."