What does Selena mean?
Selena [se-le-na] as a girls' name is pronounced sa-LEEN-ah. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Selena is "the moon". From Selene. The name also possibly derives from Celia or the French name Marceline. Mythology: Selena was the moon goddess, sister to Helios, the sun, and companion to the names Diana and Cynthia. Late Latin pop singer Selena.
Selena▼ has 29 variants: Caleen, Caleena, Calina, Celene, Celenia, Celie, Celina▼, Celinda, Celine, Cellina, Celyna, Saleena, Salena, Salina, Sela, Selene, Selenia, Selenna, Selenna, Selia, Selie, Selina▼, Selinda, Seline, Selyna, Selyne, Sena▼, Syleena and Sylena.Creative forms:
(female) Silena, Sylna, ..
(male) Seledy, Seleeno, .. Middle name pairings:
Selena Aspyn (S.A.), ..
How popular is Selena?
Selena is a very prominent first name for women (#815 out of 4276, Top 19%) but an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Selena for girls. Selena reached its peak position of #91 in the U.S. in the year 1995, and is currently at #321. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of the girl name Selena and corresponding names. Prominent related forms of Selena (#321 the previous year) rated in the Top 2000 are Cele, Celena, Celene, Celia (#858 the previous year), Celie, Celina (#1361), Celine (#824), Cynthia (#538), Deana, Deanna (#1198), Dena, Diana (#295), Marceline (#1657), Salena, Salina, Selene (#1175), Selina (#1140) and Sena. These relations of Selena reached the top of their popularity in the 1950s (usage of 2.06%) and have become significantly less popular since (usage 0.21%, down 90%).
Selena▼ is alike in pronunciation to Ceilena, Celeena, Celinna, Solana, Solina, Sylina, Xylina, Xylona, Zelaina, Zelenya, Zelina, Zelleana and Zylina. Other suggested similar names are Alena▲, Allena, Arlena, Belona, Colena, Dalena, Deena▼, Delena, Delene, Delina, Elena▲, Felina, Galena, Geena, Helana, Heleena, Helen▼, Helena, Jalena, Jeena, Julena, Keena, Melana, Meleana, Melesa, Melina▲, Melvena, Neena, Olena, Orlena, Regena, Saleema, Salima, Sarena, Seana, Seanna, Sebina, Seema, Selbea (see Selby), Selda, Selma▼, Selmah, Seneca, Seneka, Serena, Serina, Shaleena, Shalene, Sheena▼, Shelanna, Shena, Siena▲, Sirena, Solenne, Soline, Stevena, Suellen, Suelyn, Syrena, Talena, Terena and Yelena. These names tend to be less frequently used than Selena.See names in meaning and etymology.