The name Lena is a girl’s name of Persian origin. It is a diminutive of names such as Helena, Alina, and Magdalena, but has long been used as an independent name. Lena means “torch,” “bright,” or “ray of light,” which is the perfect way to describe your little ray of sunshine. The name remains popular in the 21st century, perhaps in part due to Game of Thrones actress Lena Headey. She sets a strong, independent example of womanhood for baby.
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