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What does Selia mean?

Selia Pronunciation of Selia 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).




VARIANTS Selie, Sela, Seila, Seely, Seelie, Seelia, Cilly, Cilia, Cili, Celie, Celia, Cela, Ceilia, Ceileigh, Ceileh, Ceilagh, Ceila

RELATED FORMS VIA CECILIA, SELENA, SHEILA Cacelia, Calina, Cecelia, Cecil, Cecila, Ceclia, Cecylia, Ceil, Cele, Celenia, Celina, Celinda, Celine, Celli, Cellie, Cellina, Celyna, Cesia, Cesya, Cilka, Cilla, Kekilia, Kikelia, Sacilia, Salena, Salina, Sasilia, Secelia, Selene, Selenia, Selenna, Selina, Selinda, Seline, Selyna, Selyne, Sena, Sesilia, Sheela, Sheilia, Sheilya, Shela, Shelia, Shella, Sheyla, Shiela, Shila, Shilea, Shilla, Shyla, Sile, Sileas, Silke, Siselya, Sylena

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How popular is Selia?

Selia is an uncommon first name for women. Selia is also a unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Cecilia (#155 IN 2018), Selena (#249), Celine (#503), Cecelia (#595), Selene (#831), Celia (#936), Selina (#1089), Celina (#1220), Shyla (#1837), Cilla, Salena, Cecil, Celie, Cele, Ceil, Sena, Sheila, Shela, Shelia, Sheyla, Shiela and Salina are the prominent related forms of Selia (OUTSIDE TOP 2000). Other forms, like Cili, are uncommon. These forms of Selia were popular as baby names during 1960-1969 (AVERAGE #1391) and are somewhat less popular today (#1518, 50% LESS USAGE), with versions like Celia becoming somewhat dated. Cecilia has been the most well-known version, although Selene seems to be getting popular too. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cecelia, Cecil, Cecilia, Ceil, Cele in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Celia, Celie, Celina, Celine, Cilla in U.S.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sena, Sheila, Shela, Shelia, Sheyla in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shiela, Shyla in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Selia is pronounced similarly to Ceili, Salli, Sallie, Seula, Silia, Siliya, Sillia, Silliya, Silya, Suelo, Sula, Sylwia, Xyla, Xylia, Zalia, Zaylia, Zelia, Zelie, Zila, Zilla, Zoela, Zoelie, Zola, Zolia and Zylia. Other recommended sound-alike names are Abelia, Alia, Allia, Amelia, Belia, Betia, Dalia, Delia, Elia, Eulia, Evelia, Helia, Hellia, Julia, Kenia, Kezia, Lalia, Lealia, Lelia, Loelia, Melia, Nelia, Orelia, Pelia, Sadia, Safia, Salcia, Salima, Saria, Seana, Sefira, Selbie, Selda, Selima, Selma, Semira, Sera, Serina, Shalia, Sheria, Silja, Sofia, Syria, Tesia, Ubelia, Udelia (see Odele), Venia, Weslia, Xenia and Zenia. These names tend to be more commonly used than Selia.

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