Origin: Greek

Meaning: “moon”

Best Nicknames:
Lena, Lina, Leenie, Selia, Selie

Variations and Sound Alikes:
Saleena, Salena, Salina, Salena, Selene, Selenia, Selenna,
Selenna, Selina, Seline, Selyna, Selyne, Syleena, Sylena

Selena TV and Movie Quotes:
“Please, Selena, just wait for a decent man.” Casualty (1986)
“You’ve had your fun, Selena. The game is finished.”
Supergirl (1984)
“Dick, Barbara, Tim, Selena… they all loved you, but
eventually every single one of them left you.”
Justice League: Epilogue (2005)

Famous people named Selena or its variations

1. Selena Marie Gomez (b. 1992), American actress, singer,
2. Selena Quintilla-Perez (1971-1995), Tejano singer
3. Selena Sloan Butler (1872-1964) Founder, first president
of the National Congress of Colored Parents &
Teachers Association (NCCPT)

Selena Middle Names
Selena Bronwyn
Selena Francesca
Selena Juliet
Selena Mercedes
Selena Pearl

Leave a comment below.

  1. Selina says:

    My boyfriend’s ex was named Lina so now I hate it when some of my friends call me that. I wonder if she pops into his head whenever he hears it :/

  2. Lena says:

    Just do Lena…

    • Selena says:

      I hate being called Lena too, that was my name that my ex called me now every time I hear it I get sick to my stomach.

  3. Ryan edinger says:


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