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Selina meaning and name origin
Selina \s(e)-li-na\ as a girl's name is pronounced sa-LEEN-ah. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Selina is "the moon". Of uncertain origin. It is first found in the 17th century, and it may be a variant of Selena, or of Celia. The name became popular in Britain in the 1980s. perhaps due to the television personality Selina Scott.
Selina has 18 variant forms: Caleen, Caleena, Calina, Celena, Celene, Celenia, Celina, Celinda, Salena, Salina, Selena, Selenia, Selyna, Selyne, Sena, Syleena, Sylena and Sylina.
For more information, see also the related name Celine.
Baby names that sound like Selina are Seline, Solina and Zelina.
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Popularity of Selina
Selina is a very popular first name for women (#1047 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people. (1990 U.S. Census)
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