The name Selah is a girl's name of Hebrew origin. Selah is ranked #460 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Bible Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Totally, Kinda, or No Way?".
From the experts:
The name is derived from the term commonly used in the Book of Psalms, which has a many Hebrew scholars in confusion over its meaning. Given its context in the Bible, Selah is likely to mean “to praise” or “pause and reflect upon what has just been said." Lauryn Hill used this name for her daughter.