Lena is a shortened form of Helena. It has been used as an independent name since the 19th century and has origins in English, Scottish, German and Scandinavian. Lena does not have a specific meaning since the name is taken from other names ending in -lena. The name has been steadily increasing in the United States, Poland and France.
Similar Names: Lina, Leena
Famous Lena Names: Lena Horne (singer and actress), Lena Dunham (actress)