Helen as a First Name

How Common is the First Name Helen?

We estimate that there are 222,049 people named Helen who are currently alive and were born in the United States. Helen is the 126th most common for women, and the 247th most common overall.

How Old are People Named Helen?

The average person named Helen is 66.01 years old.

Is Helen a Popular Baby Name Right Now?

768 people named Helen were born in the U.S. in 2023. It was the 397th most popular name for girls, and the 822nd most popular overall.

The popularity of Helen peaked between 1900–1919, when it was the 2nd most popular name for baby girls.

Is Helen a Boy's Name or a Girl's Name?

Helen is almost exclusively a female name. 99.7% of people named Helen are female.

Facts About the Name Helen

Popularity of Helen in England

In 2020, Helen was the 749th most popular name for girls in England and Wales.