- Also called Helen of Troy. Classical Mythology. the beautiful daughter of Zeus and Leda and wife of Menelaus whose abduction by Paris was the cause of the Trojan War.
- a female given name.
Origin of Helen
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And will this become four, if Cole and Helen have theirs added too?What On Earth Is ‘The Affair’ About? Season One’s Baffling Finale
December 22, 2014
In The Affair, “the others” are the existing partners and even the children that Noah and Helen have, much-loved as they are.How Will They End ‘The Affair’? Showtime’s Adultery Drama Defies Predictability
December 11, 2014
Why did Helen stop kissing her but continue kissing her sons after Bechdel was 7?
It took Helen 10 years “to come around” to Bechdel being gay.
Helen jumps, and her mother backs away, letting her fall to the ground.‘Wetlands,’ About A Bodily Fluid-Obsessed German Teen, Is the Year's Raunchiest Film
August 29, 2014
I had particular attention paid to Helen's skating on that very account.
Moreover, little Helen got in the first remark in the way of serious conversation.
He wrote to his cousin Helen asking if he might bring a friend with him.Weighed and Wanting
The story was there recorded in black and white on the page written by Helen Morris.Within the Law
By all who have seen her, Helen Winship is pronounced the most beautiful of women.The Bacillus of Beauty
- Greek myth the beautiful daughter of Zeus and Leda, whose abduction by Paris from her husband Menelaus caused the Trojan War
Word Origin and History for helen
fem. proper name, from French Hélène, from Latin Helena, from Greek Helene, fem. proper name, probably fem. of helenos "the bright one." Among the top 10 popular names for girl babies in the U.S. born between 1890 and 1934.