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Before you decide on a baby name, find out what others think when they hear it - plus its origin and meaning, potential nicknames, and brilliant alternatives

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Origin

  • Greek

Meaning/history

  • shining light,
  • 'Bright One'

Nicknames

  • Hels Bells,
  • Hel,
  • Nell,
  • Nelly,
  • Hellie,
  • Mel,
  • Helly

Interesting Helens

  • Keller, Windsor,
  • Mirren,
  • Helen Of Troy

Unfortunate Helens

  • Helen of Troy

Helen goes well with

Middle names/Siblings/Partners

  • Louise,
  • Elizabeth,
  • Mary,
  • Catherine,
  • Jill,
  • Carol,
  • Richard,
  • May

When I hear Helen
I think of...

  • Mean girls at school,
  • Fairness,
  • Fun,
  • school prefect,
  • sensible, friendly,
  • my mum,
  • all-rounder
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