Helen

Helen is a girl name and means sun ray, shining light. It is a Greek name and its pronunciation is \he-len\. Other similar names and variants include: Aibhlin, Aileen, Ailene, Alana, Aleanor, Alena, Alene, Alina, Aline, Eileen, Eilidh, Elaina, Elaine, Elana, Elayne, Eleanor, Eleanore, Elen, Elena, Eleni, Elenora, Elenore, Eleonora, Elianora, Elinor, Ella, Elladine, Elle, Elleanora, Ellee, Ellen, Ellenora, Ellette, Ellie, Ellin, Elliner, Ellinor, Elly, Ellyn, Elnora, Galina, Halina, Helaina, Helaine, Helana, Heleanor, Heleena, Helena, Helenann, Helene, Helenna, Helenore, Helia, Hella, Hellen, Hellena, Hellene, Hellenor, Hellia, Ileana, Ilene, Ilona, Jelena, Lana, Leanna, Leanora, Lena, Lenore, Leonara, Leonora, Leonore, Leora, Lienor, Lina, Nelda, Nell, Nellette, Nelliana, Nellie, Nelly, Nonnie, Nora, Olena, Yalena, Yelena. Helen is a very popular first name for women (#15 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#33649 out of 88799).
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Famous people named Helen

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Famous actors named Helen and their movies

Helen Mirren
Helen Mirren

Born on July 26, 1945

  • Age: 75
  • Birth sign: Leo
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 41

Helen Mirren Memorabilia

The Long Good Friday

The Long Good Friday

Directed by: John Mackenzie

Starring: Bob Hoskins, Helen Mirren, Paul Freeman, Leo Dolan

Country: United States of America

Excalibur

Excalibur

Directed by: John Boorman

Starring: Nigel Terry, Helen Mirren, Nicholas Clay, Cherie Lunghi

Country: United States of America

The Cook the Thief His Wife & Her Lover

The Cook the Thief His Wife & Her Lover

Directed by: Peter Greenaway

Starring: Richard Bohringer, Michael Gambon, Helen Mirren, Alan Howard

Country: United States of America

The Queen

The Queen

Directed by: Stephen Frears

Starring: Helen Mirren, Michael Sheen, James Cromwell, Alex Jennings

Helen Hunt
Helen Hunt

Born on June 15, 1963

  • Age: 57
  • Birth sign: Gemini
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 21

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As Good as It Gets

As Good as It Gets

Directed by: James L. Brooks

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, Greg Kinnear, Cuba Gooding Jr.

Country: United States of America

Cast Away

Cast Away

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt, Paul Sanchez, Lari White

Country: United States of America

Pay It Forward

Pay It Forward

Directed by: Mimi Leder

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Haley Joel Osment, Helen Hunt, Jay Mohr

Country: United States of America

The Sessions

The Sessions

Directed by: Ben Lewin

Starring: John Hawkes, Helen Hunt, William H. Macy, Moon Bloodgood

Helen Hayes
Helen Hayes

Born on October 10, 1900

  • Age:
  • Birth sign: Libra
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 16

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Anastasia

Anastasia

Directed by: Anatole Litvak

Starring: Ingrid Bergman, Yul Brynner, Helen Hayes, Akim Tamiroff

Country: United States of America

Another Language

Another Language

Directed by: Edward H. Griffith

Starring: Helen Hayes, Robert Montgomery, Louise Closser Hale, John Beal

What Every Woman Knows

What Every Woman Knows

Directed by: Gregory La Cava

Starring: Helen Hayes, Brian Aherne, Madge Evans, Lucile Watson

Candleshoe

Candleshoe

Directed by: Norman Tokar

Starring: Jodie Foster, David Niven, Helen Hayes, Leo McKern

Helen Shaver
Helen Shaver

Born on February 24, 1951

  • Age: 70
  • Birth sign: Pisces
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 13

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The Color of Money

The Color of Money

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Paul Newman, Tom Cruise, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Helen Shaver

Country: United States of America

The Land Before Time

The Land Before Time

Directed by: Don Bluth

Starring: Pat Hingle, Gabriel Damon, Judith Barsi, Helen Shaver

Country: United States of America

Desert Hearts

Desert Hearts

Directed by: Donna Deitch

Starring: Helen Shaver, Patricia Charbonneau, Audra Lindley, Andra Akers

That Night

That Night

Directed by: Craig Bolotin

Starring: C. Thomas Howell, Juliette Lewis, Helen Shaver, Eliza Dushku

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Famous directors named Helen and their movies

Helen De Michiel
Helen De Michiel

Born on November 28, 1953

  • Age: 67
  • Birth sign: Sagittarius
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 2

Tarantella

Directed by: Helen De Michiel

Starring: Mira Sorvino, Rose Gregorio, Matthew Lillard, Frank Pellegrino

Tarantella

Tarantella

Directed by: Helen De Michiel

Helen Lesnick
Helen Lesnick
  • No. of movies: 2
Inescapable

Inescapable

Directed by: Helen Lesnick

Starring: Natalie Anderson, Tanna Frederick, Athena Demos, Katie Grant

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Famous writers named Helen and their books

Helen MacInnes
Helen MacInnes

Born on October 07, 1907

  • Age: 113
  • Birth sign: Libra
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 19
Neither Five Nor Three

Neither Five Nor Three

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Paul Haydn was on his way home at last, to New York and the civilian life he longed for, after years of War.

Pray For A Brave Heart

Pray For A Brave Heart

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It was 1953, and nothing could shake William Denning's resolve to leave the army and return to the States. Nothing, except one of the largest diamond hauls ever - which, in

The Salzburg Connection

The Salzburg Connection

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He demanded the immediate dispatch of two suitably trained operatives to Salzburg. Extreme measures might be necessary.In 1945, with their thousand-year empire falling around them and the Allies on their heels, the Nazis hide a sealed chest in the dark, …

I And My True Love

I And My True Love

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American diplomat Payton Pleydell and his wife Sylvia are the most respected, brilliant couple in Washington. Theirs seems a perfect marriage but Kate Jerold begins to suspect that her cousin’s husband

Helen Fielding
Helen Fielding

Born on February 19, 1958

  • Age: 63
  • Birth sign: Pisces
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 12
Olivia Joules And The Overactive Imagination

Olivia Joules And The Overactive Imagination

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At the close of the last millennium, Helen Fielding debuted the irrepressible (and blockbuster-bestselling) Bridget Jones. Now, Fielding gives us a sensational new heroine for a new era...Move

Bridget Jones's Diary

Bridget Jones's Diary

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The iconic #1 bestseller by Helen Fielding; Bridget Jones is now the inspiration for the September 2016 Working Title film release of Bridget Jones's Baby, starring Renee Zellweger, Colin Firth, Patrick Dempsey and Emma Thompson.

Helen Gurley Brown
Helen Gurley Brown

Born on February 18, 1922

  • Age: 99
  • Birth sign: Aquarius
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 7
Having It All

Having It All

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Having It All: Love Success Sex Money... Even If You're Starting Wi, by Brown, Helen Gurley

Sex And The Single Girl

Sex And The Single Girl

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1962 1ST EDITION, 5TH PRINTING BERNARAD GEIS ASSOCIATES HARDCOVER WITH ORIGINAL $4.95 PRICE ON MYLAR COVERED D.J....CLEAN PAGES...TIGHT SPINE, LIGHTLY TIPPED...CLEAN

Helen Ashton
Helen Ashton
  • No. of books: 6
The Half-Crown House

The Half-Crown House

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Half-Crown House, The, by Ashton, Helen

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Helen a popular name?

Over the years Helen was most popular in 1911. According to the latest US census information Helen ranks #3rd while according to famousnames.vip Helen ranks #2nd.

How popular is the name Helen?

According to the US census in 2018, 745 girls were born named Helen, making Helen the #413th name more popular among girl names. In 1911 Helen had the highest rank with 11847 girls born that year with this name.

How common is the name Helen?

Helen is #413th in the ranking of most common names in the United States according to he US Census.

When was the name Helen more popular ?

The name Helen was more popular in 1911 with 11847 born in that year.

When was the last time a baby was named Helen

The last time a baby was named Helen was in 2018, based on US Census data.

How many people born in 2018 are named Helen?

In 2018 there were 745 baby girls named Helen.

Who is a famous person named Helen?

There a several famous people named Helen, for example actor Helen Mirren, musician Helen Reddy, director Helen Lesnick.

Who is a famous actor/actress named Helen?

A famous actor/actress named Helen is Helen Mirren, starring in 41 movies, including The Good Liar and Anna.

Who is a famous director named Helen?

A famous director named Helen is Helen Lesnick, who directed 2 movies, including Inescapable and Inescapable.

Who is a famous singer named Helen?

A famous singer named Helen is Helen Reddy, with over 2 songs, including Ain't No Way To Treat A Lady and You And Me Against The World.

How many famous actors/actresses are named Helen?

There are 135 actors named Helen including Helen Mirren and Helen Hunt who appeared in movies such as Berlin, I Love You and I See You.

How many famous directors are named Helen?

There are 2 directors named Helen including Helen Lesnick and Helen De Michiel who directed movies such as Inescapable and Tarantella.

How many famous writers are named Helen?

There are 9 writers named Helen including Helen Fielding and Helen Gurley Brown who wrote books such as Bridget Jones's Diary: A Novel and Having It All.

How many famous singers are named Helen?

There are 4 singers named Helen including Helen Reddy and Helen Clark who wrote songs such as One for All and All for One and Ain't No Way To Treat A Lady.