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What does Celina mean?

Celina Pronunciation of Celina [celi-na] as a girls' name is pronounced seh-LEEN-ah. It is of Latin and Greek origin, and the meaning of Celina is "heaven; the moon". Variant of Celia or Selena. Also possibly from the French name Marceline. Mythology: one of the seven daughters of Atlas who were transformed by Zeus into stars of the Pleiades constellation. Celine is the French variant of Celeste, made famous by singer Celine Dion.

Associated with: greek, heaven, moon, mythology.


Celina has 15 variants: Celena, Celene, Celenia, Celenne, Celicia, Celinda, Celinde, Celine, Celinna, Salinda, Salinde, Selena, Selinda, Selinde and Seline.

Related girl name: Selina.

32 more relations via Celeste, Celia, Celine, Marceline, Selena: Caleena, Calina, Ceil, Cela, Cele, Celes, Celesia, Celest, Celesta, Celestina, Celia, Celie, Celinka, Celisse, Celka, Cellina, Celyna, Ciline, Salena, Salina, Sela, Selene, Selenia, Selenna, Selia, Selie, Selina, Selyna, Selyne, Sena, Sylena and Tina.

Creative forms:
(female) Celica, ..

(male) Celica, ..

Middle name pairings:
Celina Erin (C.E.), ..

How popular is Celina?

Celina is a very prominent first name for females (#1000 out of 4276, Top 23%) but an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Celina reached its highest rank of #423 in the U.S. in 1994, and is at #1361 presently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Selena (#321 the previous year), Celeste (#499), Celine (#824), Celia (#858), Selina (#1140), Selene (#1175), Tina (#1466), Marceline (#1657), Celena, Sena, Celene, Cele, Salena, Celie, Ceil, Celesta, Celestina and Salina are the popular related forms of Celina (#1361 the previous year). Adoption of these forms of Celina was common among parents in the 1970s (average #1377) and has become significantly less since (#1542, down 80.9%), with versions such as Selena becoming somewhat outmoded.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Celina, Ceil, Cele, Celena, Celene in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Celesta, Celeste, Celestina, Celia, Celie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Celine, Marceline, Salena, Salina, Selena in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Celina is pronounced similarly to Ceilena, Celeena, Solana, Solina, Sylina, Xylina, Xylona, Zelaina, Zelenia, Zelenya, Zelina and Zylina. Other suggested similar names are Adelina, Amelina, Avelina, Belita, Betina, Calida, Catina, Catlina, Cayelin, Cecila, Cedrina, Ceilia, Ceria, Chalina, China, Clelia, Cluny, Colene, Colinda, Delana, Delcina, Delena, Delila, Delinda, Dellina, Devina, Egelina, Elina, Ellina, Emelina, Erlina, Evelina, Ewelina, Felipa, Felisa, Feliza, Galina, Geina, Gelila, Gemina, Halina, Helana, Helima, Jelena, Jelina, Jelisa, Jenina, Kalina, Kelila, Kenina, Kevina, Leina, Melaina, Melinda, Melita, Pelia, Raelina, Valina, Verina, Yemina, Yerina, Zeline and Zenina. These names tend to be less commonly used than Celina.

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