If you’re getting ready to have a baby, then you’re probably the busiest you’ve ever been.
There are all sorts of things to get lined up and in place before baby makes her debut. But, one of the most important is deciding what your baby’s name will be.
A person’s name says a lot about who they are. It influences how others think of her and how she thinks about herself.
Considering how big a role a person’s name plays in their life, it’s easy to see why people spend so much time searching for one.
But, if you spend hours and hours looking for the perfect first name, then what happens to the middle name? More than likely, it ends up getting pushed to the back burner.
That’s why I’ve been putting together my How To Pick A Middle Name series. So with a quick glance, you can find the perfect middle name for your daughter!
Without any further ado, here are the best middle names for a girl named Elena.
I’ve compiled these from baby name databases, parent discussion forums, and other sources then whittled them down to the ones I personally think sound the best.
Hope it helps!
Middle name ideas for a girl named Elena
Let’s jump into the list!
Believe it or not, most of these names are real runners-up provided and suggested by real parents of real Elenas! I’ve also thrown in a few ideas of my own to round out the list.
My favorite middle names for Elena are Elena Vanessa and Elena Victoria.
I like how these classic “V” names flow beautifully with the name Elena. There are so many choices, though, so you should pick the ones that sound the best to you!
Meaning of the name Elena
According to BabyCenter, Elena is a name of Greek origin meaning “light” and is a version of Eleanor. It also has Spanish and Italian origins, meaning “bright shining light.”
Elena is number 34 on the popularity list for girl names for 2022. It has held its same position same the previous year.
Some famous people with the name Elena are actress Elena Angela Verdugo and Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Elena Kagan.
Didn’t find what you were looking for?
Go to the discussion forums over at Babycenter (or alternatives like Nameberry or even Reddit). Use the search function to look for “middle names for Elena,” and you’ll find a ton of old threads. They’ll be full of ideas you can draw from, or you can even start a brand new thread and brainstorm.
Finally, before you go, here are some guides you might want to check out or even bookmark before baby’s arrival:
- What’s in the labor and delivery room at the hospital?
- What should dad bring to the hospital?
- How to celebrate a new baby without cigars
Hope this helps!