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What does Selah mean?

Selah Pronunciation of Selah [se-lah] as a name for boys has its root in Hebrew, and the meaning of the name Selah is "boulder, cliff". Selah is an alternate spelling of Sela (Hebrew).


(male) Seley, ..

(female) Seta, ..

Selah Markell (S.M.), ..

How popular is Selah?

Selah is a rare first name for males but a somewhat popular last name for all people (#124872 out of 150436, Top 83%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Selah has not been ranked in the list so far. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Selah is alike in pronunciation to Celio, Sealey, Seeley, Seely, Seelye and Sully. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Jerah, Seal, Sean, Segar, Selby, Selig, Selim, Selmo, Seraph, Seth, Sezar, Silas, Sylas, Terah and Zerah. These names tend to be more commonly used than Selah.

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