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What does Sela mean?

Sela Pronunciation of Sela as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Sela) is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Sela is "boulder, cliff". The word appears frequently in the Psalms, possibly referring to an ancient musical notation.

ASSOCIATED WITH Se-, ancient (old)





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How popular is Sela?

Sela is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#51583 out of 150436, Top 34%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Sela has yet to be recorded in the Top 2000 so far. (2015 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Similar Names

Sela is alike in pronunciation to Celio, Saulo, Sealey, Seeley, Seely, Seelye and Sully. Other recommended sound-alike names are Bala, Ola, Sal, Seal, Sean, Seb, Sebo, Segar, Selby, Selig, Selim, Selmo, Sepp, Seth, Sezar, Shea, Shia, Silas, Sill, Sima, Sly, Sol, Steba (see Stephen) and Sylas. These names tend to be more commonly used than Sela.

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