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6k
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since 1880

Selene

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Moon
  • #3235 All Time
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17k Selina (English)

How popular is the baby name Selene in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1919 5 5 0
1923 5 5 0
1926 6 6 0
1928 5 5 0
1929 7 7 0
1931 6 6 0
1932 6 6 0
1942 6 6 0
1943 6 6 0
1944 7 7 0
1945 9 9 0
1946 23 23 0
1947 14 14 0
1948 5 5 0
1949 9 9 0
1950 13 13 0
1951 10 10 0
1952 12 12 0
1953 8 8 0
1954 15 15 0
1955 10 10 0
1956 17 17 0
1957 16 16 0
1958 27 27 0
1959 33 33 0
1960 16 16 0
1961 29 29 0
1962 30 30 0
1963 40 40 0
1964 34 34 0
1965 41 41 0
1966 46 46 0
1967 28 28 0
1968 25 25 0
1969 70 70 0
1970 49 49 0
1971 45 45 0
1972 36 36 0
1973 45 45 0
1974 39 39 0
1975 43 43 0
1976 51 51 0
1977 64 64 0
1978 46 46 0
1979 54 54 0
1980 54 54 0
1981 37 37 0
1982 35 35 0
1983 43 43 0
1984 43 43 0
1985 40 40 0
1986 43 43 0
1987 50 50 0
1988 51 51 0
1989 85 85 0
1990 166 166 0
1991 155 150 5
1992 193 193 0
1993 215 215 0
1994 185 185 0
1995 196 196 0
1996 118 118 0
1997 115 115 0
1998 132 132 0
1999 138 138 0
2000 116 116 0
2001 111 111 0
2002 131 131 0
2003 107 107 0
2004 186 186 0
2005 168 168 0
2006 264 264 0
2007 225 225 0
2008 202 202 0
2009 197 197 0
2010 179 179 0
2011 170 170 0
2012 238 238 0
2013 214 214 0
2014 193 193 0
2015 214 214 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Selene baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6,120 babies born with the name Selene in the United States. That's more than enough Selenes to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1919 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Selene" was in 2006 with a total of 264 babies.

According to the 1986 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Selene" is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1986. Across the entire United States a total of only 43 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Selene popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Selene" mean? The list below shows the origins of Selene as well as things modernly associated with the name Selene such as celebrities named Selene.

Origin and Meaning of Selene

The name "Selene" is of Greek origin, and it means "Moon". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Selène van der Ree

Selène was born in 1984.

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Selène D'Amara Maria

Selène was born in 1984.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Selene

Selene Finance
Selene Imagine Dragons
Selene Marvel
Selene Santorini
Selene Underworld
Selene Goddess
Selene Luna

Alternative Meanings

S is for sweet, your pleasing way.

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

L is for luster, your shine.

E is for enrich, a quality you share.

N is for nice, need I say more?

E is for elegant, born within you.

Your name in reverse order is "Eneles". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Elsnee". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Selene born Oct 8, 1960

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Borneo approximately on 1225. Your profession was designer, engineering, and craftsman.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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