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Peaceable • Dynamic • Ambitious

Name
Meaning:

  • Bright
  • Shining Light

  • National
    Origins:

  • Greek

  • Fun Facts

    Name Of The Beautiful Woman Who Provoked The 10-year Trojan War. Also In Greek Mythology As The Daughter Of Zeus And Leda.

    Helen Name Popularity


    Boys vs Girls

    0.3%
    Male

    99.7%
    Female

    Helen is predominantly a girls name, with 99.7% of Helens being girls, and 0.3% being boys.

    In the United States there have been a total of 3104 males named Helen, and 1020771 females given the name

    Names Similar to Helen

    Rank Name Global Rank
    1. Helena 1014
    2. Haelyn 3572
    3. Haelynn 3572
    4. Hailyn 3572
    5. Hailynn 3572
    6. Halaina 3572
    7. Halayna 3572
    8. Haleema 3572

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    Popularity of Helen by state:

    This chart shows the maximum percentage of babys named Helen in each state. Lighter colors indicate higher percentages and popularity, while lower colors indicate less popularity.
    Lighter = More Popular
    Darker = Less Popular

    Helen: Baby name popularity graph, 1880-2019


    The below graph, labeled 'Percentage named Helen' is a graph showing the overall ranking of the girls name Helen in the USA from 1880-2019. 1 being the highest and most popular, 66358 being the lowest and least used. Through these years over 66358 unique total names have been given to girls living in the United States so far. Helen's average ranking is 263.11, with it's highest ever rank being #. Helen has reach the top 10 most popular girls name 37 times, and has reached the top hundred names 79 times.

    Helen has been used in the United States ever since 1880, with over 1023875 girls given the name in the past 200 years. Helen gained the most popularity as a baby name in 1890, when it's usage went up by 120.95%. During this year, 2312 babies were named Helen, which was 0.7991% of the baby girls born in the USA that year. The most the names popularity ever grew to was 1.904%, in this year alone more than 36000 girls were named Helen.

    Popular 'H' Names - Girls

    Girls names starting with 'H'

    Listed below are the 20 most commonly used baby names begining with H. These girls names are ordered by their overall popularity of recently named babies in the United states. Also listed is their their rank compared to other 'H' names, their over all rank among all girl names, the total number of baby girls expected to be given this name in 2019, and the total percentage of girls given this name.

    Name 'H-Name' Rank Overall Rank Total Named Percentage named
    Harper 1. 29. 10733 0.297%
    Hannah 2. 93. 5976 0.165%
    Hazel 3. 138. 4634 0.128%
    Hailey 4. 168. 3918 0.108%
    Hadley 5. 250. 2871 0.079%
    Harmony 6. 415. 1703 0.047%
    Hayden 7. 446. 1569 0.043%
    Harley 8. 476. 1422 0.039%
    Hope 9. 513. 1324 0.037%
    Haven 10. 609. 1098 0.03%
    Haley 11. 667. 999 0.028%
    Heaven 12. 671. 993 0.027%
    Heidi 13. 735. 885 0.024%
    Helen 14. 798. 813 0.022%
    Harlow 15. 825. 781 0.022%
    Hattie 16. 992. 616 0.017%
    Henley 17. 1007. 602 0.017%
    Helena 18. 1014. 598 0.017%
    Holly 19. 1031. 585 0.016%
    Hanna 20. 1035. 583 0.016%

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