Gender: Female Origin of Selina: Variation of Selena or Celine

Selina Origin and Meaning

The name Selina is a girl's name .

The Selina spelling swims just below the Top 1000, within 20 babies of reaching the US popularity list. Selena and even Celine are much more popular, but the Selina spelling is used for the Julia Louis-Dreyfus character on Veep and is also the spelling used by Catwoman alter-ego Selina Kaye. While Selina looks as if it might be pronounced sel-eye-na and undoubtedly is by some bearers, its proper pronunciation is sel-ee-na.

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paulapuddephatt Says:


I agree. It's a subtle difference, but I prefer this spelling somehow. I went to school with a girl who spelt it this way, and she's the only person I can remember meeting with the name, so maybe that's a factor.

JessicaRK467 Says:


For some reason the Selina spelling looks more refined to me than Selena...I'm not sure why but it does