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Luke vs Lena - What's the difference?

luke | lena |

As proper nouns the difference between luke and lena

is that luke is a given name derived from Latin while Lena is {{given name|female|from=Ancient Greek}}, from the Scandinavian, German and Russian pet form of Helena, Magdalena and Yelena (also spelled Elena).

As an adjective luke

is lukewarm.

luke

English

(wikipedia Luke)

Alternative forms

* (rare biblical abbreviation)

Proper noun

(en proper noun)
  • .
  • * 2005 Dallas Hudgens, Drive Like Hell , Simon and Schuster, ISBN 0743251636, page 94:
  • "Your parents like Cool Hand Luke''''', yes?" "I don't really know. Why?" "Why? Because they name you '''Luke'''." I was worried I might have to explain that my name wasn't all that uncommon, and, anyway, Claudia had named me after the alter ego of Hank Williams, ' Luke the Drifter.
  • (Luke the Evangelist), an early Christian credited with the authorship of the Gospel of Luke and the Acts of the Apostles.
  • * :
  • Luke , the beloved physician, and Demas, greet you.
  • (biblical) The Gospel of St. Luke, a book of the New Testament of the Bible. Traditionally the third of the four gospels.
  • lena

    English

    (wikipedia Lena)

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • , from the Scandinavian, German and Russian pet form of Helena, Magdalena and Yelena (also spelled Elena).
  • Lena River, flowing 2,734 miles from the Baikal Mountains of Siberia to the Arctic Ocean.