Helen Koski in the US

  1. #1,526,685 Helen Karr
  2. #1,526,686 Helen Keefer
  3. #1,526,687 Helen Keiser
  4. #1,526,688 Helen Klotz
  5. #1,526,689 Helen Koski
  6. #1,526,690 Helen Lance
  7. #1,526,691 Helen Latimer
  8. #1,526,692 Helen Lear
  9. #1,526,693 Helen Lesko
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Meaning & Origins

English vernacular form of the name (Greek Hēlēnē) borne in classical legend by a famous beauty, wife of Menelaus, whose seizure by the Trojan prince Paris sparked off the Trojan War. Her name is of uncertain origin; it may be connected with a word meaning ‘ray’ or ‘sunbeam’ compare Greek hēlios ‘sun’. It has sometimes been taken as connected with the Greek word meaning ‘Greek’, Hellēn, but this is doubtful. In the early Christian period the name was borne by the mother of the Emperor Constantine, who is now usually known by the Latin version of her name, Helena. She is credited with having found the True Cross in Jerusalem. She was born in about 248, probably in Bithynia. However, in medieval England it was believed that she had been born in Britain, which greatly increased the popularity of the name there.
96th in the U.S.
Finnish: ornamental name from koski ‘waterfall’, ‘rapids’. This was one of the many words denoting natural features that were used in the formation of Finnish surnames during the name conversion movement in the 19th and early 20th centuries. In the U.S. this is sometimes a shortened form of other Finnish surnames formed with this element, e.g. Kalliokoski, Ylikoski.
6,014th in the U.S.

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