SEH-lah or SEE-lah
Sela Origin and Meaning
The name Sela is a girl's name of Hebrew origin meaning "rock".
Sela is a Biblical place name, the original term for the city of Petra, which is finding new life through actress Sela Ward, star of several TV series. The young daughter of singer Lauryn Hill is named Selah, pronounced the same but with a different derivation and meaning. Found among early African-American enslaved people, it was sometimes spelled Cela or Cella.
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Famous People Named Sela
- Sela Ann WardAmerican actress
Sela in Pop Culture
- Selaa city in or near Moab (Isaiah 16:1)
- Selacharacter on TV's "Star Trek"