Gender: Female Pronunciation: SEE-lah Origin of Selah: Hebrew Selah's Popularity in 2019: #448

Selah Origin and Meaning

The name Selah is a girl's name of Hebrew origin.

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.

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