What does Helen mean?

Definitions for Helen
ˈhɛl ənHe·len

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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

Wiktionary

  1. Helen(ProperNoun)

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

    Etymology: From Ἑλένη, possibly connected with ἥλιος.

  2. Helen(ProperNoun)

    the daughter of Zeus and Leda, considered to be the most beautiful woman in the world; her abduction by Paris brought about the Trojan War.

    Fools on both sides! Helen must needs be fair,

    Etymology: From French Hélène, from Latin Helena, from Ancient Greek Ἑλένη ( Helénē ) .

  3. Helen(ProperNoun)

    A female given name from Ancient Greek.

    "Is her name Ellen or Helen, Miss Viner? I thought - "

    Etymology: From French Hélène, from Latin Helena, from Ancient Greek Ἑλένη ( Helénē ) .

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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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

How to pronounce Helen?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Helen in sign language?

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Numerology

  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

Examples of Helen in a Sentence

  1. Jasmine Zeleny:

    Unfortunately, the snakes preferred exit point was blocked after being spooked by Helen sitting down, and it lashed out in fear.

  2. Chelsea Elliott:

    When I learned about Helen Keller for the first time in the fourth grade, I surmised that I am half blind and half deaf like half Helen, what better role model than to name a nonprofit after the most extraordinary woman who overcame obstacles being blind and deaf?

  3. Helen Perry:

    [ I had ] 60 hours in a lovely cabin with a gorgeous view … best sick bed I've ever stayed in, i enjoyed Helen Perry enormously in spite of it.

  4. Erma Bombeck:

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

  5. Helen Mirren:

    Helen Mirren's Magical Bosom.

Images & Illustrations of Helen

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