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What does Celena mean?

Celena Pronunciation of Celena [ce-le-na] as a girls' name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Celena is "the moon". Goddess of the moon, later identified with Artemis. A version of the more common Selina.

Associated with: greek, moon, goddess.


Celena has 11 variants: Cela, Celeena, Celina, Celinka, Cesia, Cesya, Saleena, Salena, Salina, Selena and Selina.

13 more alternative forms via Selina: Caleen, Caleena, Calina, Celene, Celenia, Celinda, Selenia, Selyna, Selyne, Sena, Syleena, Sylena and Sylina.

Creative forms:
(female) Celeca, Celela, ..

(male) Celeon, ..

Middle name pairings:
Celena Payten (C.P.), ..

How popular is Celena?

Celena is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2593 out of 4276, Top 61%) but a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Celena entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its peak rank of #934 in the U.S. in the year 1995, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Celena name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Celena outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Celena are Celene, Celina (#1361 via latest list), Salena, Salina, Selena (#321), Selina (#1140) and Sena. Adoption of these forms of Celena was well-received in the year 1995 (adoption of 0.3%) and has become significantly less since (adoption 0.1%, 76% less), with versions like Sena becoming less stylish.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Celena, Celene, Celina, Salena, Salina in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Selena, Selina, Sena in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Selena outside U.S.

Similar Names

Celena is pronounced similarly to Ceilena, Celinna, Celyna, Selenna, Solana, Solina, Xylina, Xylona, Zelaina, Zelenia, Zelenya, Zelina, Zelleana and Zylina. Other suggested similar names are Alena, Allena, Arlena, Belona, Caelan, Caelyn, Calen, Calyn, Calynn, Carlena, Celesia, Celesta, Celia, Celka, Cerea, Chalina, Cherena, Cholena, Ciline, Clea, Cleone, Cleta, Cliona, Colene, Coleta (see Colette), Collena, Collene, Corena, Cyrena, Dalena, Delene, Delina, Eilena, Ellena, Felina, Helena, Helene, Hellena, Jalena, Jelena, Jolena, Julena, Kalena, Keena, Kerena, Leena, Malena, Meleana, Meleena, Melene, Melesa, Neena, Olena, Reena, Regena, Selene, Serena, Talena, Terena, Tylena and Yalena. These names tend to be less commonly used than Celena.

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