The name Selena is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "moon goddess". Selena is ranked #249 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Vintage Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Girls Makeover - Two Middles".
From the experts:
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, former star of The Wizards of Waverly Place and current pop singer, was named after Selena Quintanilla. Selina Kyle is the secret identity of Catwoman.
Lists containing Selena
Selena in Blog Posts
Selena in the Forums
16 names similar to Selena
These 16 names were selected by our users that were looking for other names like Selena. If you didn't find an alternative name that you like better than Selena, try our name generator. It allows you to go beyond the similarities of a name, which can provide a lot of inspiration!