Selena Name Meaning & Origin
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.
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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