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What does Selene mean?

Selene Pronunciation of Selene [se-lene] as a name for girls is of Greek origin, and the meaning of the name Selene is "the moon". Selene is a variant form of Selena (Greek) and its source form.



VARIANTS Selyne, Seline, Celine, Celene

RELATIONS VIA SELENA Celenia, Celie, Celina, Celyna, Saleena, Salena, Salina, Sela, Selenia, Selenna, Selia, Selie, Selina, Selinda, Selyna, Sena, Syleena, Sylena

(female) Sulene, ..

(male) Selean, ..

Selene Amariah (S.A.), ..

How popular is Selene?

Selene is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#2555 out of 4276, Top 60%) but an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Selene was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its highest rank of #904 in the U.S. in 1993, and is at #1175 currently. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Selena (#321 A YEAR AGO), Celine (#824), Selina (#1140), Celina (#1361), Sena, Salena, Celie, Celene and Salina are the popular alternative forms of Selene (#1175). These relations of Selene were at the apex of their popularity in the year 1995 (ADOPTION OF 0.31%) and are now significantly less popular (ADOPTION 0.09%, 69.1% LESS), with forms such as Celina going out of style.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Selene, Celene, Celie, Celina, Celine in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Selene is pronounced similarly to Celenne, Ciline, Solenne, Soline, Souline, Suellen, Suelyn, Zelene, Zeline and Zoeline. Other suggested similar names are Ailene, Alene, Allene, Arlene, Celena, Colene, Dalene, Delena, Delene, Dellene, Elene, Erlene, Evelene, Helen, Helena, Helene, Hellene, Ilene, Irelene, Jelena, Jenene, Jolene, Kaelene, Kalene, Kylene, Melene, Meline, Mylene, Nellene, Noelene, Nolene, Orlene, Raelene, Reene, Roelene, Rolene, Salome, Sarene, Selbee, Selbie, Seleste, Selima, Selinde, Sellma, Selma, Semele, Serena, Serene, Shalane, Shalena, Shalene, Shene, Sherlene, Silence, Sirene, Sloane, Solana, Solina, Solome, Sylina, Talene, Valene, Verene, Verlene and Yelena. These names tend to be less commonly used than Selene.

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