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Meaning and name origin

Selena \s(e)-le-na\ as a girl's 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 30 variant forms: Caleen, Caleena, Calina, Celene, Celenia, Celie, Celina, Celinda, Celine, Cellina, Celyna, Saleena, Salena, Salina, Sela, Salena, Selene, Selenia, Selenna, Selenna, Selia, Selie, Selina, Selinda, Seline, Selyna, Selyne, Sena, Syleena and Sylena.

For more information, see also related girl names Zelenia and Celena.

Selena is also pronounced similarly to Ceilena, Celeena, Solana, Solina, Sylina, Zelenya and Zelina. Other suggested similar baby names are Delena, Helena, Jelena, Selima, Sellma, Selma, Serena, Shalena and Yelena.


Selena is a very popular first name for females (#815 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

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