Selena is smooth, shiny, and sensual, a nineteenth-century name that found new life in the Latino community, following the biopic of slain Tejano singer Selena Quintanilla, starring Jennifer Lopez. But you don't have to be Latin to love Selena, which is both distinctive yet in step with stylish modern names such as Seraphina and Celia.
Young Disney channel favorite Selena Gomez, star of The Wizards of Waverly Place et al, was named after Selena Quintanilla. Selena Kyle is the nom de real life of Catwoman.
Selena is now Number 304 in the US, 168 in France.