See also: hellen

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Etymology 1 edit

From Ancient Greek Ἕλλην (Héllēn).

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  1. (Greek mythology) the mythological patriarch of the Hellenes, the son of Deucalion (or sometimes Zeus) and Pyrrha, brother of Amphictyon and father of Aeolus, Xuthus, and Dorus
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Hellen (plural Hellens)

  1. A surname.
Statistics edit
  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Hellen is the 38439th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 576 individuals. Hellen is most common among White (87.33%) individuals.

References edit

  1. ^ Markale, J. (1978). Celtic civilization. United Kingdom: Gordon & Cremonesi, p. 265

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Etymology edit

From Ancient Greek Ἕλλην (Héllēn).

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Hellēn m sg (genitive Hellēnis); third declension

  1. (Greek mythology) Hellen (mythological patriarch of the Greeks)

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Third-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Hellēn
Genitive Hellēnis
Dative Hellēnī
Accusative Hellēnem
Ablative Hellēne
Vocative Hellēn

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  • Asturian: helenu
  • Catalan: hel·lè
  • French: hellène
  • Italian: elleno
  • Portuguese: heleno
  • Romanian: elen
  • Spanish: heleno