Traditional, Greek meaning "Ray of Light". Associated with Iris, goddess who travels on a "ray of light", rainbows, flowers, all that goodness. It's the greek version of the name ELAINE.
Good mom. Protective. Smart. Can be extremely strict, serious, stern. Confident but secretly insecure. Sexy. Risque. Racey! Loved the Beatles. Owned Chippendales calendars. Big boobs. Could seduce younger men if she wanted to; cougar-esque. Awful singer, but still belts out oldies, resulting in others learning the goodies. Hilarious. BEST friend. Caring. Kind to everyone and teaches others to be the same way. Always adopting people and animals. Comforting. Supportive. Touched others. Memorable smile. Charismatic. Popular. Lovable. Missed.
Susan Sarandon-like, Sigourney Weaver-ish.
Name is more common as middle name.
Did you see the lady in the hot pink top? CA-RAZY cleavage! THAT'S SO ELENI.
Don't pull an Eleni and bring that sick cat home! It probably has rabies.