See also: lena, leña, lēnā, lēna, and Léňa

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Proper nounEdit

Lena

  1. A female given name from Ancient Greek, 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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DanishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Lena

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

FaroeseEdit

Proper nounEdit

Lena f

  1. A female given name

Usage notesEdit

Matronymics

  • son of Lena: Lenuson
  • daughter of Lena: Lenudóttir

DeclensionEdit

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Lena
Accusative Lenu
Dative Lenu
Genitive Lenu

GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

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Proper nounEdit

Lena

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

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Proper nounEdit

Lēna m sg (genitive Lēnae); first declension

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

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Lēna
Genitive Lēnae
Dative Lēnae
Accusative Lēnam
Ablative Lēnā
Vocative Lēna

NorwegianEdit

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Lena

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

PolishEdit

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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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Lena m

  1. Lena (a river in Siberia)

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

Proper nounEdit

Lena c (genitive Lenas)

  1. A female given name.

ReferencesEdit

  • Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn, Almqvist & Wiksell 1996, →ISBN
  • [1] Statistiska centralbyrån and Sture Allén, Staffan Wåhlin, Förnamnsboken, Norstedts 1995, →ISBN: 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.

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