Selena - Meaning of Selena

What does Selena mean?

[ 4 syll. se-le-na, sel-ena ] The baby girl name Selena is pronounced as Seh-LIYIYN-aa- †. Selena is used mostly in English and German, and its language of origin is Old Greek. Selena is a spelling variant of the English, German, and Russian name Selina.

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Selena is a popular baby name for girls. The name increased in popularity from the 1950s up to the 1990s. At the modest height of its usage in 1995, 0.199% of baby girls were named Selena. It ranked at #91 then. The baby name has since experienced a decline in frequency. In 2018, its usage was 0.071% and its ranking #249, but it was nevertheless the most commonly used within all girl names in its group.

Baby names that sound like Selena include Salomea, Salomei, Salam, Salama, Salane, Salaome, Saleane, Saleem, Saleema, Salem, Salena, Salima, Salin, Salina, Saline, Salinee, Sallene, Sallianne, Sallin, and Salline.

† Pronunciation for Selena: S as in "see (S.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"

A famous person named Selena is Selena, Pop Musician, born Selena Quintanilla, 16 April 1971 - 31 March 1995, Lake Jackson, Texas.



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