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

The name Selina is a girl's name . Selina and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia".

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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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Famous People Named Selina

Selina Hastings, Countess of Huntingdon, Scottish religious leader
Selina Dolaro, English stage actress
Isobel Selina "Belle" Miller Kuhn, Canadian missionary to China
Selina Gasparin, Swiss Olympic biathlete
Selina Mary Scott, English TV presenter
Selina Chow (born Liang Shuk-yee), Hong Kong politician and broadcaster
Selina Jen (born Jen Chia-Hsüan), Taiwanese singer of girl group S.H.E.
Selina Cadell, English actress
Selina Majors aka Bambi, American pro wrestler

Pop Culture References for the name Selina

Selina Catherine Meyer, U.S. Vice President on TV's "Veep"
Selina Kyle aka Catwoman, character in the Batman series
Selina, character in "Love is Innocent" by Barbara Cartland
Selina, character in "A Gamble with Hearts" by Barbara Cartland
Selina Place, a local witch (a.k.a. the Morrigan or Shape-shifter) in Alan Garner's "The Weirdstone of Brisingamen"
Selina Roberts, a character in 'Home and Away'.