Origin of the name Helen: Cognate of the Greek Helenē, which is derived from the root ēlē (light, torch, bright). The name is borne in Greek legend by the beautiful wife of the king of Sparta. Her abduction by the Trojan prince Paris sparked off the Trojan War. From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.Buy the book.
Yelka is baby girl name mainly popular in Christian religion and its main origin is . Yelka name meanings is Light, torch, bright. Other similar sounding names can be Helen.