Selena Name Meaning & Origin

Selena

Pronunciation: sə-LEE-nə, seh-LAY-nə (key)

Origin of the name Selena:

From the Greek Selēnē, which is derived from selēnē (the moon). The name was borne by the Greek mythological goddess of the moon.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Selene, Selina, Zelena

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Nicknames for Selena

Lena, Sel, Selly, Sele.

My daughters name is Selena. Our nickname for her is Sel. However, my mom calls her "SALINAAAS", from the movie. Its funny, but I hate it at the same time, lol!

Meanings and history of the name Selena

Selena was the Greek goddess of the moon.

Famous real-life people named Selena

Selena Gomez (b. 1992), American singer and actress

Selena Quintanilla-Perez (1971-1995) American singer of Tejano music

Selena in song, story & screen

Selina Kyle - DC Comics - Catwoman
Selena Cross in the novel Peyton Place

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