the absolute most awesome chick on the planet. Frequently of east European descent, often the badass, the funniest, many sarcastic, the smartest, the nastiest one. Knowing Alyona, everyone knows Alyona. Russian variant of Helen(a), it's of Greek and Latin source. In addition a variant of Alena and Alana. Means "torch", "light", or "beautiful". Girls with this particular name usually are powerful and beautiful ladies of European lineage, and are usually stereotypically blue-eyed blondes or brunettes.