Origin:Greek
Popularity:467
Meaning:The moon
Selena is a feminine name of Greek origin, meaning “the moon.” This sweet, celestial name is derived from the word sélas meaning “bright,” and is related to Selene—a name shared by the goddess of the moon in Greek Mythology. Selene was known for pulling the moon across the sky on her Chariot, and she was often celebrated during the full moon, making Selena the perfect choice for baby born when the moon is at its brightest.

Famous People Named Selena

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  • Selena Gomez
    Actress, Singer

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