US Popularity:504
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

Selena Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Selena is currently #596 on The Bump
Girl:Selena is currently #252 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Selena is currently #504 in U.S. births
Girl:Selena is currently #176 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 18
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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