What does Selia mean?
Selia /se-lia/ as a name for girls is of Greek origin, and the name Selia means "blind; sixth; the moon". Selia is a variant form of Cecilia (Latin, Old Welsh). Selia is also a variant of Selena (Greek): from Selene. Selia is also used as a form of Sheila (Irish, Gaelic).
How popular is Selia?
Selia is an uncommon first name for women. Selia is also a unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Cecilia (#206 2 years ago), Selena (#346), Celia (#788), Sheila, Shelia, Sena, Selina, Salina and Celina are the prominent related forms of Selia (outside Top 1000). Other forms, like Seline, are uncommon. These forms of Selia were popular as baby names in 1995 (average #584) and are somewhat less popular today (#815, 55.6% less). Cecilia has been the most well-known version, although Selena seems to be getting popular too, and Sena is now less common. Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of Selia and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Selia is pronounced similarly to Seula, Silia, Siliya, Sillia, Silya, Sula▼, Sylwia, Xylia, Zalia, Zelia, Zelie, Zolia and Zylia. Other recommended similar baby names are Belia, Delia▼, Helia, Lelia▼, Melia, Nelia, Pelia, Selda, Selima, Selma▼ and Shalia. These names tend to be more commonly used than Selia.