US Popularity:1381
Meaning:The moon
Any parent will confirm that their love for baby stretches to the moon and back! Selene is a girl's name of Greek origin, meaning "the moon." Lunar lovers and night-sky stargazers will delight in this luminous name. Just like the moon, Selene has a calming, soothing effect, with a hint of mystique and wonder about it. Whether baby is born on a full moon or you are passionate about all things astronomy, no doubt you will be "over the moon" with precious Selene!

Selene Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Selene is currently #1616 on The Bump
Girl:Selene is currently #1158 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Selene is currently #1381 in U.S. births
Girl:Selene is currently #708 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 15
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • 100,000+ Baby Names by Bruce Lansky, pg. 274

  • Behind the Name, Selene, May 2020

  • Merriam-Webster, Selene

  • Name Doctor, Selene

  • Online Etymology Dictionary, Selene, April 2022

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