What does Helen mean?

Definitions for Helenˈhɛl ən

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Helen.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Helen, Helen of Troy(noun)

    (Greek mythology) the beautiful daughter of Zeus and Leda who was abducted by Paris; the Greek army sailed to Troy to get her back which resulted in the Trojan War


  1. Helen(ProperNoun)

    Helen of Troy, a famous beauty in classical Greek legend.

  2. Helen(ProperNoun)


  3. Origin: From Ἑλένη, possibly connected with ἥλιος.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Helen

    the daughter of Zeus and Leda, and the wife of Menelaus, king of Sparta; the most beautiful of women, who was carried off to Troy by Paris, to revenge whose abduction the princes of Greece, who had pledged themselves to protect her, made war on Troy, a war which lasted ten years.

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  1. helen

    Song lyrics by helen -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by helen on the Lyrics.com website.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Helen' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3718

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Helen' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2505


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Helen in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Helen in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Elmo Patrick Sonnier:

    I love Helen Prejean.

  2. Helen Mirren:

    Helen Mirren's Magical Bosom.

  3. Erma Bombeck:

    Don't confuse fame with success. Madonna is one Helen Keller is the other.

  4. Erma Bombeck:

    Don't confuse fame with success. Madonna is one; Helen Keller is the other.

  5. Sister Margaret Maggio:

    Helen Prejean thinks big. Helen Prejean has big dreams, big hopes, i'm detail-centered. I'm the backbone.

Images & Illustrations of Helen

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