Selena name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Girl
Origin: Old Greek
Usage: Gujarati, German, English, Faroese, Icelandic, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: seh-lee-nah
Meaning: Moon
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What does Selena mean?

Meaning of Selena is Moon is originated from Old Greek which is used mainly in Faroese, Icelandic, Norwegian, Finnish, Swedish, German, English, Danish and Gujarati is aimed at both genders. Selena is variant form of imperishable and eminent Selina.

Selina is form of immutable and widely accepted Celina. Selina is English cognate of Celina. Selina means Moon, Heaven and Indication of the Gender of Caecilier is originated from Old Greek and Latin.

Selena is form of Selene in Latin language.

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How do I pronounce Selena?

seh-lee-nah is the most common way to pronounce three syllabled Selena. There are multiple ways to say the baby name, i.e., s(e)-le-na.

Variants of Selena

Sena, Selina, Senja, Zena, Eugen, Celina, Caleen, Celine, Selenamarie, Selene, Marie, Helene, Selen, Xenia, Zana, Ana, Zina, Zenaida, Eugenios, Eugenius, Eugene, Eugène, Calina, Celena, Caelius, Celeste, Caelia, Asselina, Marcelina, Celestina, Celyne, Marcellina, Marea, Aaliyahmarie, Marieanna, Maria, Mariam, Mariamne, Mirjam, Mary, Eilen, Leni, Leny, Helen, Sellen

Nicknames for Selena

There are plethora of nicknames to go along with Selena. Some of those include:

Names that rhyme with Selena

How popular is the name Selena?

Selena is a popular in United States where over 50773 new-borns have been given the name since 1880. The moniker is on fire on the charts, in 1995, 3824 girls were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 91st position.

Moreover, the name has been to the top 100 baby names 1 times In France, Selena was once a common name since emerging in 1975 it has been given to over 5080 babies.

At the peak of its usage in 2010,. However after 43 years, the name is currently sliding down on the charts but it is still going strong.

Selena is a familiar baby name in England and Wales, it has been in use since 1996 and was able to reach the top 600 names.

Recently in 2018, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 560 on girl names chart when 76 babies were named Selena. Over 792 people have been named Selena in England and Wales.

Also, in Belgium, it has been in use since 1995 and was able to reach the top 200 names. In 2011, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 147 on girl names chart when 75 babies were given the name Selena.

Over 790 babies in Belgium have been named Selena.

Selena is a unique baby name in Switzerland, it has been in use since 1998 and was able to reach the top 200 names.

Recently in 2017, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 199 on girl names chart when 40 babies were named Selena. There are over 412 babies that have been given the name Selena in Switzerland.

Also, in Netherlands, in just 5 years, it has made it to the top 400 names. Recently in 2018, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 340 on girl names chart when 39 babies were named Selena.

There are over 174 babies that have been given the name Selena in Netherlands.

Selena is an uncommon baby name in Ireland, even after 38 years of use, it could not make it big.

Over 209 people have been named Selena in Ireland. Selena is a common name in Bangladesh, Canada, Spain, England, Russia and Australia while somewhat familiar name in Nicaragua, Brazil, New Zealand, Italy, Uzbekistan, Poland, Turkmenistan, Ecuador, Serbia, China, Peru, South Africa, India, Bolivia, Mexico, Indonesia, Morocco, Israel, Colombia, Venezuela, Malawi, Tanzania, Liberia, Jamaica, Saudi Arabia, Scotland, Germany, Nigeria, Malaysia, DR Congo, Taiwan, Philippines, Lebanon, Costa Rica and Panama.

According to our estimate, over 50000 babies have been named Selena globally.

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Selena in Nordic countries

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What numerology tells about Selena?

You keep your promises and people trust you for that. You know you have the power to realize your dreams and build your ideal life. Find someone who will change how you see love. Your soul mate is somewhere out there. Open your eyes. You are probably spontaneous, charming, flexible, acting wisely from time to time, and have a superior attitude. You are an intuitive person and can tell if someone's playing you or not.

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  •  Gailon means Festive Party, Little Blond and The Element Galene Meaning Calm is originated from Old Greek is aimed at boys. Gailon is derivative of Galen.
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  •  Marie-Christiane means Sacred or Princess of the Sea is of Hebrew and Greek origin

Famous people named Selena

  • Selena y Los Dinos, Tejano band
  • Selena Fox, Wiccan priestess, interfaith minister, environmentalist, pagan elder
  • Selena Lee, Hong Kong-born Canadian actress and former Miss Hong Kong 2003 contestant
  • Selena Gomez, American singer, actress, and producer
  • Selena Lin, popular manhua artist in Taiwan
  • Selena, American singer, songwriter, spokesperson, model
  • Selena Sevy in Dog and Beth: A New Beginning as
  • Selena Johnson in Natale a Beverly Hills as Actress
  • Selena Star in as
  • Selena Rios in Fantasy Footjobs 15 as Actress
  • Selena Mars in 4:44 Last Day on Earth as Actress
  • Selena Anduze in Missing Nest as Actress
  • Selena Khoo in Wan 9 zhao 5 as Actress
  • Selena O'Sullivan in Right Thing as Actress
  • Selena Vidya in Blowing Smoke as Actress
  • Selena Brown in A Radio Drama Goodbye as Actress
  • Selena Andreyeva is writer of movie Mu-Mu
  • In 2002 comedy, drama flick, Xiaohai bu ben, Selena Tan played Mrs. Khoo.

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  2. Office for National Statistics,
  3. Central Statistics Office - An Phríomh-Oifig Staidrimh,
  4. Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques,
  5. Sociale Verzekeringsbank,
  6. Office fédéral de la statistique,
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