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Elaina or Helana

I am due with a little girl and was planning on naming her Elaina ... bu then I heard the name Helana ( not sure exactly on the "normal" spelling...) ....

I cannot decide on which sounds better ??

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Asked by Anonymous at 1:19 PM on Aug. 30, 2012 in Baby Names

Answers (19)
  • Elaina is my pick.

    Helana is normally spelled Helena.

    Answer by 3libras at 1:22 PM on Aug. 30, 2012

  • I like Elaina

    Answer by theMOMmission at 1:24 PM on Aug. 30, 2012

  • My son's name is Elan, which is the maie form of Elana, which means mighty oak in Hebrew.

    Answer by robinkane at 1:30 PM on Aug. 30, 2012

  • Helena

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 1:35 PM on Aug. 30, 2012

  • thaks 3 libras that does look better than helana lol

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 1:35 PM on Aug. 30, 2012

  • Helena is the most common. I like Helena better than Elaina.

    Helen: Cognate of the Greek Helene, which is derived from the root ele (light, torch, bright). The name is born in Greek legend by the beautiful wife of the king of Sparta. Her abduction by the Trojan prince Paris sparked off the Trojan War. Variations: Helena, Helene.

    As far as I can tell, Elaina is a variation of Elaine, which is a variation of Helen.

    Answer by Rosehawk at 1:41 PM on Aug. 30, 2012

  • I like Helena better.

    Answer by CharSb2 at 1:50 PM on Aug. 30, 2012

  • I prefer Elana What middle name are you considering?

    Answer by Dardenella at 1:55 PM on Aug. 30, 2012

  • I prefer Elaina.

    Answer by poptart0325 at 4:13 PM on Aug. 30, 2012

  • Elaina

    Answer by coolassmom87 at 7:41 PM on Aug. 30, 2012

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